Miguel Anxo Solla Portela

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We estimate a collective household model with survey data on financial satisfaction from the European Community Household Panel. Our estimates suggest that cohabitating individuals enjoy returns to scale in consumption that are towards the larger end of the range of estimates reported in the literature. They also suggest that the share of household income(More)
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Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and not those of the institute. Research disseminated by IZA may include views on policy, but the institute itself takes no institutional policy positions. The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn is a local and virtual international research center and a place of communication between(More)
Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and not those of the institute. Research disseminated by IZA may include views on policy, but the institute itself takes no institutional policy positions. The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn is a local and virtual international research center and a place of communication between(More)
This study documents two empirical facts using matched employer-employee data for Denmark and Portugal. First, workers who are hired last, are the first to leave the firm. Second, workers' wages rise with seniority (= a worker's tenure relative to the tenure of her colleagues). The identification problems for the wage return to tenure are shown not to apply(More)
BACKGROUND More empathetic physicians are more likely to achieve higher patient satisfaction, adherence to treatments, and health outcomes. In the context of medical education, it is thus important to understand how personality might condition the empathetic development of medical students. Single institutional evidence shows associations between students'(More)
Acknowledgements We thank Frode Meland, Miguel Portela, Jeffrey Wooldridge and two anonymous referees for valuable comments. The views expressed in this paper belong to the authors only and do not necessarily correspond to those of the European Commission. Abstract In many countries wages are set in two stages, where industry-level collective bargaining is(More)
Resumo Neste artigo presentamos os alicerces dun expe-rimento de extracción léxica deseñado no marco do proxecto de investigación SKATeR e orientadó a am-pliación do WordNet do galego mediante a explota-ción dos datos lexicográficos recollidos nun dicionario de sinónimos " tradicional " desta lingua. Abstract In this paper, we present the foundations for a(More)