Elisabet Ruiz Dotras

Elisabet Ruiz Dotras
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya | UOC · Department of Economics and Business Science

PhD in Finance

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Introduction
Elisabet is an expert in economic valuations, mainly in financial products. Her research interests lie in the areas of behavioral finance, financial literacy and the finance/e-learning interface. She has published several papers and participated in different international conferences and seminars on Finance and e-learning. She has also developed several teaching materials, designed and created many courses and collaborated in different books and projects related to the financial sector.
Additional affiliations
June 2012 - January 2014
Muntaudit SL, Barcelona, Spain
Position
  • Partner
September 2010 - February 2011
University of California, Los Angeles
Position
  • Researcher
September 2001 - July 2004
University Pompeu Fabra
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Teaching Assistant Financial Mathematics
Education
September 1996 - December 2005
University of Barcelona
Field of study
  • Finance
September 1994 - July 1996
University Pompeu Fabra
Field of study
  • Business and Administrations
September 1991 - July 1994
University Pompeu Fabra
Field of study
  • Business

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Publications (18)
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The complexity of finances and access to financial markets is one of the main challenges facing an entrepreneur. However, not many studies examine the effect of financial skills on entrepreneurial intentions. Our research describes venture intentions, considering motivations, contextual factors and personal traits in different clusters, based on th...
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Purpose This study aims to determine the contribution of financial skills to entrepreneurial intentions among women involved in university education. Design/methodology/approach Clustering and logistic regression analyses were used to infer the determinants and motivators of entrepreneurial intention in a sample of women students at a Spanish onli...
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Using survey data from an online Spanish university, real and perceived financial literacy levels, social interactions and personal trust with the social network are measured as key elements for collaborative finance development. This is the first study regarding the factors that may affect the use of collaborative finance. Results show levels of f...
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Using survey data from an online Spanish university, real and perceived financial literacy levels, social interactions and personal trust with the social network are measured as key elements for collaborative finance development. This is the first study regarding the factors that may affect the use of collabora-tive finance. Results show levels of...
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En el contexto actual, en el que el objetivo de los bancos centrales es su lucha contra la deflación y el crecimiento económico sostenible, el valor del dinero –es decir, el tipo de interés– y el valor de una moneda –el tipo de cambio– juegan un rol esencial para la toma de decisiones sobre política monetaria. El uso de las nuevas tecnologías ha da...
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La globalización de los mercados financieros ha tenido lugar a partir de una serie de factores o circunstancias que han permitido la integración de los mercados financieros. Uno de ellos es la desregulación financiera y la libertad de movimientos de capitales. Pero uno de los factores más relevantes en este cambio ha sido el avance tecnológico rela...
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There is a lack of research about how to manage the advising role in purely virtual universities. This paper highlights the need for virtual universities to coordinate a large, distributed teaching staff through virtual workgroups. In the particular case of academic advising, these groups may function in a virtual, matrix structure -as occurs in th...
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Academic advising is a key element for learning success in virtual environments that has received little attention from researchers. Since academic advising can contribute to improve the satisfaction and retention of online students, research on this activity is especially needed in the current situation of competition among online universities. Th...
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En un entorno online la actividad de tutoría de los estudiantes juega un papel fundamental. Su eje central es el acompañamiento del estudiante a lo largo del programa académico que curse, desde el momento en que muestra su interés en matricularse hasta que se titula. La literatura disponible sobre cómo organizar la actividad tutorial en entornos vi...
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The creation of EMU raises the question whether the common monetary policy has the same impact in all member countries. We analyse the convergence of interest rates in four major EMU countries from 1999 to 2007. We suggest to test the convergence of the interest rates with the full term structure of interest rates with both univariate and multivari...
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The scarcity of studies on academic advising in virtual environments hinders the development of alternative models that can be compared in search for greater efficiency. As a contribution to fill this gap, this paper describes the online academic advising system in a virtual university. We describe the background of this system and its main element...
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Academic advising is a key element for learning success in virtual environments that has received little attention from researchers. This paper focuses on the organizational arrangements needed for the delivery of academic advising in online higher education. We present the general dimensions of organizational structures (division of labor, hierarc...
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In a distance university, the materials are one key element in the learning process. The main objective of this paper is to describe a project undertaken by the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) to develop an innovative set of electronic learning materials for Introduction to Financial Mathematics. The purpose of this set of materials is twofold....
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In this paper we estimate, analyze and compare the term structures of interest rate in six different countries, during the period 1992-2004. We apply Nelson and Siegel model to obtain them with a weekly frequency. Four European Monetary Union countries, Spain, France, Germany and Italy are included. UK is also included as a European country, but no...
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In this paper we estimate, analyze and compare the term structures of interest rates in six different countries over the period 1992-2004. We apply the Nelson-Siegel model to obtain the term structures of interest rates at weekly intervals. A total of 4,038 curves are estimated and analyzed. Four European Monetary Union countriesSpain, France, Germ...
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El auge de la formación superior en línea se ha traducido en un esfuerzo por desarrollar metodologías de enseñanza-aprendizaje específicas para el entorno virtual. En contraste, falta un esfuerzo similar para adaptar los mecanismos de coordinación del profesorado a las características de las universidades virtuales. Esta carencia es especialmente n...

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The aim of this Special Issue is to broaden knowledge and understanding of the impact of advancing technologies on digital marketing, finance and consumer behaviour from a multidisciplinary perspective. Therefore, we invite the scientific community to contribute to this Special Issue with different visions, and theoretical and methodological frameworks, which contribute to achieve this goal. https://www.mdpi.com/journal/sustainability/special_issues/Digital_Marketing_Finance_and_Consumer_Behaviour_for_Sustainability