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Firms' Innovation Activity and Numerical Flexibility
This study investigates the relationship between manufacturing firms' innovation activity (measured by product innovation, process innovation, and R&D activities) and their numerical flexibilityExpand
Labor Flexibility, Inequality, and Financial Crisis
The most striking feature of the current economic situation in Spain is the huge unemployment rate, above 25 percent. From an orthodox perspective, we suggest that this unemployment is the result ofExpand
Gender Inequality in the Labour Market and the Great Recession
The study of labour market gender inequalities has been and still is an issue of major relevance. Although gender equality has become a goal in political agendas worldwide, there is empiricalExpand
The role of global imbalances as a cause of the current crisis
The global imbalances are one of the causes of the current financial and economic crisis. The financial flows associated to these imbalances are in the origin of the generalized crisis in theExpand
The Spanish Labour Market: Reforms and consequences
The institutional design of the Spanish labour market has been subjected, during the last three decades, to permanent pressure fuelled by two beliefs. On the one hand, by the assumption that a higherExpand
The Spanish fiscal policy during the recent "great recession"
This paper examines the fiscal strategy followed by the Spanish government in order to stop the fall of aggregate demand induced by the financial crisis. The Spanish economy provides the best exampleExpand
The Economic Crisis in Spain: Contagion Effects and Distinctive Factors
Since the year 2008, the Spanish economy has been immersed in the deepest crisis of its history. From being one of the most dynamic European economies in the decade of the 2000s, Spain has moved toExpand
Uncertainty and Pension Systems Reforms
Public pension systems have long been a focus of special attention by neoclassical economics. In a context of intense aging processes, mainstream economists argue that the replacement of theExpand