J. M. De Pedro Salinas

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Gonadal steroid hormones are known to alter the expression of proopiomelanocortin (POMC) mRNA in neurons of the arcuate nucleus (ARC). These neurons send projections to the medial preoptic area (MPOA), wherein mu-opiate receptor density is cyclical and gonadal steroid hormone-dependent. Although beta-endorphin-(beta-Endo) content in the MPOA is known to(More)
This article shows some techniques based on simulated an-nealing and genetic alghoritms for the resolution of a filling problem of a container of two dimensions using rectangular pieces of sizes not congruent. This problem is quite related to problems like bin-packing or strip-packing. The comparative was made using several type problems and having into(More)
Starting from the median voter model commonly used in the literature to analyse the determinants of the functional distribution of public spending, we propose a new dynamic model that also allows one to classify the nature of the interaction – competition or complementarity– between the different categories of government expenditure. As application, we(More)
Does there exist a connection between the political power and the tax administration? In this paper, we offer empirical evidence from Spain that there exists. First, the Spanish regional tax administration is not immune to the budgetary situation of the regional government, and tends to exert a greater (lower) effort in tax collection as the (expected)(More)
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