Ana Salomé Garcia Muñiz

Ana Salomé Garcia Muñiz
University of Oviedo | UNIOVI · Department of Applied Economics

PhD

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Using Social Network Analysis and the novel concept of bridging centrality this paper investigates the links generated by the research networks created by two of the European Union-funded Programs, the 7th Framework Program (FP7) and the ICT action of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Program (CIP) and their impacts on regional competiti...
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Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have scarcely been considered in studies on green consumption. Likewise, little attention has been paid to the effects of informational feedback on household energy ICT-related consumption. This paper aims to fill these gaps in the literature. Using microdata from a representative sample of the Europ...
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The research evaluation community has devoted multiple efforts to analyze the effects of Framework Programmes. However, there is little empirical evidence on their impact on economic performance. This article presents an empirical analysis of the research project-based networks created by 7th Framework Programme in the field of Information and Comm...
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This chapter examines the links between R&D collaborative networks in the ICT field, the regional technological context and the related innovative outputs, for the case of the European Union. First, we consider the links established in these networks to check for the existence of bridging regions, i.e., those which connect isolated groups of region...
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In competitive electricity markets, the growth of electricity generated by renewable sources will reduce the market price of electricity assuming marginal cost pricing. However, small renewable distributed generation (RDG) alone cannot modify the formation of electricity prices. By aggregating small RDG units into a Virtual Power Plants (as a singl...
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The more efficient use of energy is a policy issue worldwide. Smart use of technology and management of information is becoming crucial for increasing energy efficiency. The 7th Framework Program of the European Union supported international research to fulfill the potential of Information and Communications Technologies for Energy Efficiency. Usin...
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Sectors in economic systems are interdependent because they trade goods that consuming sectors use as inputs; the relative values of those supply and demand links define economic structures. Industries play different roles depending on the relative number of connections they maintain with one another and on whether those links are preferably demand...
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Information and communication technologies have made possible that data can be collected and processed at rates previously unseen. It is the big data phenomenon, which holds potential to boost innovation and improve productivity growth. This chapter attempts to provide some evidence of the strengths and challenges faced by big data industries. Atte...
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Es de esperar que la implementación del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior mejore el rendimiento académico de los estudiantes. Este trabajo analiza, mediante técnicas estadísticas multivariantes, la importancia de las características socio-demográficas, de actitud y esfuerzo del estudiante, así como la importancia de sus conocimientos previos y...
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A combined forecast of Grey forecasting method and neural network back propagation model, which is called Grey Neural Network and Input-Output Combined Forecasting Model (GNF-IO model), is proposed. A real case of energy consumption forecast is used to validate the effectiveness of the proposed model. The GNF-IO model predicts coal, crude oil, natu...
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Although the importance of boundary-spanning in blended and online learning is widely acknowledged, most educational research has ignored whether and how students learn from others outside their assigned group. One potential approach for understanding cross-boundary knowledge sharing is Social Network Analysis (SNA). In this article, we apply four...
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The use of linkages to compare productive structures and discover key sectors is an active focus of research in input-output field. In this paper, an extension of the called multilevel indicators (García et al., 2008) to the key sector determination is proposed. The multilevel indicators not only describe industries with a strong influence on the e...
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A partir de técnicas derivadas de la Teoría de Redes, se evalúan las jerarquías y posiciones relativas que mantienen los países en las cadenas globales de valor que se pueden observar en el comercio bilateral en el periodo 2005- 2009. Los procedimientos propuestos resuelven algunas limitaciones de las herramientas tradicionales del Análisis de Rede...
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In the last decade, new methodologies have been introduced in higher education, based on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), with the aim of promoting a new teaching based on learning. Moreover, the new standards under the European Higher Education Area, show the relevance of using the concept of competences as a basis for learning o...
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The sector of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is one of the key instruments for the development of an economy. The literature emphasizes its capacity for both increasing productivity and generating new sources of income and wealth (5 and 20 among others). Traditionally studies on the ICT sector have focused on the analysis of its e...
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One of the objectives of the European Higher Education Area is to promote student mobility. Mobility brings economic benefits for sending and receiving countries, improves the international curricula for students going abroad, and also increases the internationalisation for home students as they work in diverse national cultures. Therefore, as both...
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Based on techniques of the network analysis, the hierarchies and relative positions attained by countries in the global value chains formed by bilateral trade (2005-2009) are studied. The propose methods solve some limitations of the traditional networks analysis toolbox, facing directly the structural asymmetry and the double counting in the inter...
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The systematic study of the way in which intersectoral transactions are organized is an interesting source of information about the pattern of existing economic relationships in one country that allows comparison of its structural features with those of another economy of reference. A new tool in the input–output context that allows us to reveal th...
Technical Report
The Input-Output model has made extensive use of graph and network theory, methods and conclusions, in order to carry out structural analysis; such extensions have yielded powerful insights on the relationships existing between industries in an economic system. It is customary in the field to take a deterministic perspective when analysing economic...
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Los campus virtuales proporcionan una buena oportunidad para explorar nuevas formas de enseñanza y aprendizajes colaborativos. Este trabajo, recoge nuestra experiencia en una asignatura on-line. El curso contiene una amplia variedad de recursos docentes, herramientas de comunicación y una evaluación continua. La teoría de la información permitirá v...
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Network analysis in the input-output field is an ongoing and interesting area of research which has seen a rise in contributions in recent years. In the input-output field, studies based on graph and network theory have been developed only about topological measures used descriptively. Modelling input-output structure by statistical network models...
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The sector of Information and Communication Technologies is one of the key instruments for the development of an economy. The literature emphasizes its capacity for both increasing productivity and generating new sources of income and wealth (Jorgenson, 2001; Colecchia and Schereyer, 2002; among others). Traditionally studies on the ICT sector have...
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The sector of Information and Communication Technologies is one of the key instruments for the development of an economy. The literature emphasizes its capacity for both increasing productivity and generating new sources of income and wealth (Jorgenson, 2001; Colecchia and Schereyer, 2002; among others). Traditionally studies on the ICT sector have...
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Universities and higher education centres across Europe are undertaking reforms to construct the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). One of the EHEA priorities is to make transparent the relationship between university education and transferable skills. It follows in the development of a competence based model for curriculum in universities. Ass...
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Debates and policies in the world about the diversity of higher education institutions and educational systems quality have changed substantially over the years. In 1999, the Bologna Declaration was signed to establish a European Higher Education Area (EHEA) by 2010. The Bologna process supposes an attempt to increase mobility and improve the compa...
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Developed countries in general, Spain in particular, have experienced a dramatic rise in the reception of foreign workers in the last decade. Among all the economic and social effects originated by the arrivals of immigrants, the literature has paid some attention to the potential effect that this immigration can produce on the internal migration p...
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Input–output analysis is a powerful tool for in-depth study of the productive structure of economic space. Moreover, the sectoral network constitutes one of the possible determinants of the innovative capacity of a territory. The use of network theory in the input–output field supposes an interesting alternative that allows structural complexity, w...
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Abstract The use of network theory in the input-output field supposes an interesting alternative that allows structural complexity, weakness and strength to be shown. To this end, we analyse the relative position of each industry via core-periphery models to offer an approach to fundamental economy structure. These models are very flexible and can...
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Resulta revelador intentar plasmar la idea referida a un conglomerado de agentes que constituyan un núcleo alrededor del cual gire la actividad objeto de estudio. La concepción de una estructura formada por un centro y una periferia, constituye un paradigma clásico y recurrente en muchos campos de la ciencia. Siguiendo esta línea, los investigadore...
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El estudio sistemático del modo en que se organizan y disponen los intercambios en la estructura productiva, permite obtener una información enriquecedora, si se relaciona con la capacidad innovadora de las distintas ramas de la producción. El método propuesto por Miyazawa (1966,1971) aplicado a la descomposición de las interrelaciones sectoriales...
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El estudio sistemático del modo en que se organizan las relaciones intersectoriales, jerarquías, asimetrías y posiciones relativas de los diferentes sectores productivos, constituye una fuente de información de gran interés. Con esta fi nalidad, la Teoría de Redes Sociales aporta una metodología específi ca que presenta un gran potencial, al permit...
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The systematic study of the way in which exchanges are organized in the productive structure allows to obtain a rich information, if it is related to the innovation capacity of different productive sectors. The application of the method proposed by Miyazawa (1966, 1971) to the decomposition of sectorial relations by technological levels can be spec...
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The idea of a structure made up of a core and periphery is a common, classic paradigm in many fields of science. Following this line, in 1999, researchers Stephen Borgatti and Martin Everett developed a model of structural analysis based on the delimitation of a core formed by a group of densely connected actors, in contrast to a class of actors, m...
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There is a long tradition of studies in the input-output field for determining key sectors Their analysis allows the identification of those sectors with great effect on the demand and supply system and therefore, they constitute the basis for the growth and development of a territory. In order to pinpoint, those sectors whose position is more rele...
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El análisis input-output es una herramienta de gran potencialidad que permite profundizar en el conocimiento de la estructura productiva de un espacio económico. Por otro lado, el entramado sectorial constituye uno de los posibles factores determinantes en la capacidad de innovación de un territorio. En este trabajo, desde la óptica de la teoría de...
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El análisis input-output es una herramienta de gran potencialidad que permite profundizar en el conocimiento de la estructura productiva de un espacio económico. Por otro lado, el entramado sectorial constituye uno de los posibles factores determinantes en la capacidad de innovación de un territorio. En este trabajo, desde la óptica de la teoría de...
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The conception of a structure made up of a core and periphery is a common, classic paradigm in many fields of science. Following this line, in 1999 researchers Stephen Borgatti and Martin Everett developed a model of structural analysis based on the delimitation of a core formed by a group of densely connected actors, in contrast to a class of acto...
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Uno de los aspectos fundamentales que posibilita el conocimiento en profundidad de una economía es la realización de un análisis de su estructura productiva. Dicho análisis supone una importante ayuda no sólo en la toma de decisiones de política económica, sino también constituye un requisito indispensable y previo a las tareas de predicción necesa...
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El objeto de esta comunicación es mostrar distintas posibilidades de utilización de la teoría matemática de la información al análisis input-output. Abordaremos este cometido desde tres ópticas diferentes. La primera de ellas se refiere al proceso de agregación de una matriz. El empleo de medidas de información permitirá cuantificar qué cantidad de...
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El análisis input-output es una herramienta de incuestionable utilidad en la elaboración de estudios económicos, ya que permite recoger no sólo las relaciones entre los distintos sectores, sino también otros agregados de interés como, por ejemplo, la demanda final, las importaciones y exportaciones o el valor añadido bruto. El esquema contable suby...
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Studies on regional economy have achieved a huge expansion in the last decades. In particular, from an input-ouput optic many efforts have been devoted to carring out a suitable methodology, which enable us to cover the overall and exhaustive knowledge of the economic reality of one region. Given that a input-output table (IOT) gathers both interse...
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1. Introducción La sociedad contemporánea manifiesta un interés creciente en conocer las consecuencias de las intervenciones públicas. Para alcanzar este fin es necesario explorar nuevas vías que permitan enriquecer la medición de sus efectos, máxime cuando los instrumentos habituales son difícilmente aplicables. Las políticas sociales constituyen...
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Developed countries in general, and Spain in particular, have experienced a dramatic rise in the reception of foreign workers in the last decade. Among all the economic and social effects originated by the arrivals of foreign immigrants, the literature has paid some attention to the potential effect that this foreign immigration can produce on the...

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Modelización técnico-económica de las VPPs según su mix energético. Evaluación de su viabilidad bajo diferentes escenarios de política económica y de promoción pública. Análisis del impacto de las VPPs en el mercado eléctrico y análisis de su impacto económico global