Rosa Puertas

Rosa Puertas
Universitat Politècnica de València | UPV

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December 2000 - present
Grupo de Economía Internacional, UPV, Spain
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The issue of global warming is now on the agenda of all national governments. It is essential to understand the extent of the possible consequences of this scourge, which threatens all territories without exception. The growing need to curb global warming requires companies to adopt specific measures that can ultimately affect both their income sta...
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Humanity is running out of time to curb climate change, and its effects are becoming ever more intense and harmful to humankind. A change in habits and production methods is required in order to slow the advance of this scourge. This research seeks to provide quantitative information on the nexus between digitalization and sustainable production (S...
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The rapid transmission of COVID-19 has meant that all economic and human efforts have been focused on confronting it, ignoring environmental aspects whose consequences are causing adverse situations all over the planet. The saturation of the sanitary system and confinement measures have multiplied the waste generated, which implies the need to adap...
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This research analyses the relationship between efficiency, innovation and seasonality of the Spanish coasts for a five-year period (2015–2019). First of all, the nexus between the level of efficiency and changes in productivity, driven by improvements in innovation and/or efficiency, is determined using Data Envelopment Analysis and the Malmquist...
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Sustainable development is perceived as a socioeconomic system focused on meeting human needs while making long-term progress, with the end goal of ensuring well-being and improving quality of life. The objective of this article is to analyse the sustainable development policies assessed by the World Energy Trilemma Index (WETI) for 2020, based on...
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Purpose This paper analyzes tourism competitiveness in Latin America, providing a country-level ranking of tourism competitiveness. The study also identifies which areas of management to focus on in order to increase competitiveness in each case. Design/methodology/approach The study is based on the variables used by the World Economic Forum (WEF)...
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Climate change requires a global commitment with the implementation of urgent measures to cut emissions of gases that are harmful to living beings. The various international conventions have encouraged the development of activities aimed at combating global warming, reducing air pollution and ensuring the preservation of biodiversity. In this conte...
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Innovation and environmental sustainability are key elements in countries' development and essential to ensure their continuing competitiveness in an increasingly globalised market. Similarly, at the regional level, these elements mark the difference between higher/lower growth; as such, the evaluation of innovation processes is very useful to orie...
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Climate change and increased competition for water resources are generating growing concern about how to improve water-use efficiency in agriculture. In turn, this has prompted substantial investments in the installation of water-saving technologies in irrigation systems. The first aim of this research is to use data envelopment analysis to quantif...
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El desarrollo sostenible en el ambito de la educación está cada día más presente en los niveles universitarios. A partir de la década de 1990, las Declaraciones sobre la Sostenibilidad en la Educación Superior comenzaron a fomentar la sostenibilidad en las universidades, dando lugar a una proliferanción de artículos que se ocupa de la gestión ambie...
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El COVID-19 ha cambiado significativamente la docencia universitaria, tanto en la actividad de los alumnos, como en la forma de enseñar de los profesores. Desde marzo de 2020 hasta la actualidad han proliferado multitud de artículos que tratan de analizar el impacto del virus en el proceso de enseñanza-aprendizaje de las universidades en todo el mu...
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It is hard to argue against the reality of global warming, its consequences are becoming increasingly evident not only due to the effects of extreme weather that are changing the terrain of our planet, but also due to the impact on human health. Most countries are undergoing a process of change to ensure the appropriate use of their resources, stri...
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This paper examines the relative efficiency of the innovation process in 75 countries worldwide during the period 2010–2018 using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). Research and development (R&D) technical efficiency is examined using a model with R&D expenditure as an input and patents, trademark applications and scientific and technical journal pap...
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The fight against climate change entails a universal commitment, given the threat of destructive changes to the planet, all countries have to alter how they act in order to slow its progress. This research provides evidence on the strongest determinants of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). Using a panel data sample of OECD countries during the period...
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Countries' growth along with the need to protect the environment has made waste management a major global concern. In this study, a detailed analysis is carried out of the current situation in 41 countries belonging to the OECD and/or the European Union, in order to identify the most sustainable practices that could be successfully implemented in o...
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Nowadays, production chains may cross the borders of several continents in search of greater profitability. In order to more accurately calculate countries’ foreign demand, value-added exports should be used rather than gross exports. This study takes the value-added exports calculated for European Union countries and uses extended gravity models t...
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COVID-19 has triggered an unprecedented health crisis, crippling economic activity around the world. The aim of this paper is to analyse European countries' vulnerability to the associated consequences. The analysis will focus on three areas that a priori are expected to be most severely affected by the pandemic – health, society and work – examini...
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Tras cinco años (septiembre 2015) desde que se estableció el acuerdo de Naciones Unidas “Transformar nuestro mundo: la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible”, la universidad se ha convertido en un canal idóneo para transmitir el conocimiento de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS), bajo el lema de “no dejar a nadie atrás” proponen errad...
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COVID-19 has brought about a marked slowdown in global economic development. Companies have been forced to adopt new managerial guidelines to adapt to the difficult conditions and to survive in this “new normal”. The recent and still scarce literature in this field seeks to provide suitable solutions to prevent irreparable disruption and help stren...
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The Sustainable Society Index measures the three fundamental pillars of sustainability (the economy, the environment, and development) for154 countries around the world. It assigns the same weighting to all the indicators, without any aggregation of the pillars. This study proposes the use of cross-efficiency in order to overcome these shortcomings...
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The need to innovate in order to adapt to continuous changes in the environment affects all production units, but this may be particularly true of the health sector, which is key to ensuring healthy lives. However, the day-to-day running of a country absorbs nearly all its economic resources, with health innovation being consistently overlooked and...
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Universities must provide enough skills to their students so as to favor the access to the labor market.. The aim is to provide not only technical knowledge but also to introduce competencies that complete the training in the learning process, adjusting the curricular programs to the private sector demands. In this context, the Universitat Politècn...
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Work presented analyses the economic effects on the Valencian tourism sector of a sporting event of international significance as the World Championship of MotoGP. Using the input-output methodology has allowed to differentiate between the effects direct, indirect and induced that occur on the tourism in the province where is the sporting event. Th...
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International trade in food knows no borders, hence the need for prevention systems to avoid the consumption of products that are harmful to health. This paper proposes the use of multicriteria risk prevention tools that consider the socioeconomic and institutional conditions of food exporters. We propose the use of three decision-making methods—Te...
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Population inequality and climate change are two of the factors that are most disruptive to the ecological balance; accordingly, there have been countless studies in recent years focusing on analysing the Ecological Footprint (EF) and Biocapacity (BC). The markedly disparate characteristics of African countries have motivated the choice of this geo...
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El papel que juega la universidad en la sociedad podría cuantificarse mediante los estudios de indicadores de sostenibilidad. Tanto en el ámbito nacional como internacional se están redefiniendo las estrategias de implementación de líneas de sostenibilidad a partir de programas y redes internacionales como: “Sustainable Development Solutions Networ...
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The aim of this paper is to analyse the determining factors of trade costs in the top European exporting nations (Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain and Sweden). For this purpose, we have estimated a trade costs equation to evaluate the importance of logistical performance and other variables that may be key in dete...
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The elimination of trade contingency measures in 2005 triggered a process of renewal in the textile sector, requiring major investments. The divide between efficiency and innovation has become an issue of major importance for decision‐making in the Spanish textile sector. This study provides quantitative data on the efficiency levels of innovative...
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Many universities are currently doing important work not only on environmental issues, but also on social and economic matters, thereby covering the three dimensions of sustainability. This paper used data envelopment analysis to construct a synthetic indicator based on the variables that make up the UI GreenMetric. The aim was to quantify the cont...
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El plan estratégico de la UPV2020 incluye la correcta acreditación de las competencias transversales (CT) definidas por la Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV). Se trata de lograr modelos educativos innovadores basados en la transmisión de conocimientos ligados a competencias que faciliten a los egresados la inserción en el mundo laboral. El o...
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La enseñanza universitaria se halla inmersa en una profunda transformación debido a los cambios acaecidos en el mercado laboral. Se hace cada vez más necesario la realización de un ajuste entre los conocimientos técnicos del egresado y la demanda de las empresas. Este nuevo panorama, junto con la introducción del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superi...
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Las plataformas de juegos son cada vez más demandadas por los alumnos en cualquier nivel educativo. La utilización de estas herramientas para incrementar la motivación de los alumnos en grupos numerosos de asignaturas universitarias favorece una mayor asistencia y participación del alumno a las clases presenciales. Para los estudiantes es un estímu...
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The publication of the last TIMSS’ report (2017) embosses the necessity to keep performing studies that value comparatively the patterns followed by different countries, to introduce improvements that mean developments on the learning systems. Educational politics need data to fundament their positions on changes that will facilitate the profession...
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The aim of this article is to analyse the importance of logistical performance in international trade and its influence on costs, focusing on the study of emerging economies with a maritime border. For this purpose, gravity models are used to determine the importance of logistics in these countries’ exports, taking as a representative variable the...
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Domestic tourism in the different Spanish Regions constitutes an increasingly relevant source of wealth, hence, the importance of empirical studies that facilitate the adoption of specific policies for each territory. Through the use of gravity models, the objective of the study is to determine the behavior patterns of this sector in order to facil...
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Logistics and transport increasingly play a pivotal role in international trade relations. The Logistics Performance Index (LPI) measures the on-the-ground efficiency of trade supply chains or logistics performance. The aim of this paper is to propose a data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach to compute a synthetic index of overall logistics perfo...
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Logistics and transport increasingly play a pivotal role in international trade relations. The Logistics Performance Index (LPI) measures the on-the-ground efficiency of trade supply chains or logistics performance. The aim of this paper is to propose a data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach to compute a synthetic index of overall logistics perfo...
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This research employs a gravity framework to evaluate the tourism in European Mediterranean countries. The paper analyses the destination competitiveness as a means for tourism attraction and also verifies whether more competitive countries can be used as a point of reference for the development of those lagging behind. The gravity equations are us...
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El objetivo del artículo es evaluar, mediante el análisis envolvente de datos, la eficiencia en las emisiones de eurobonos a tipo fijo en el periodo 2004-2012, valorando el impacto de la crisis financiera en dicho mercado. Tras la elaboración de una base de datos compuesta por 1.999 eurobonos, los resultados muestran que en los años previos al inic...
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In recent decades, the livestock sector has been immersed in profound changes due to legislative changes, concerning both its polluting potential. Community, national and regional policies were designed to change the management of these operations, thus affecting both the number of farms and their size. Current legislation addresses multiple aspect...
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La crisis financiera ha supuesto importantes cambios en la situación financiera internacional. Concretamente, en el mercado de eurobonos las consecuencias han sido determinantes sobre el comportamiento de los inversores y emisores. En este contexto de recesión, el artículo tiene como objetivo analizar su impacto sobre el mercado de eurobonos, trata...
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La investigación tuvo como objetivo conocer las percepciones sobre la paternidad, que tienen los adolescentes de 15 a 17 años y que viven en la ciudad de Quito. En los resultados se encontró que los varones adolescentes frente a un embarazo adolescente, asumirían su paternidad como proveedores y cuidadores de su hijo y pareja.
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The aim of this paper is to analyse the factors determining trade costs in the top European exporting nations. We have estimated an explanatory equation for trade costs to determine the importance of logistical performance and other variables that may be key to determining the cost of trade. The results reveal the substantial importance of logistic...
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La universidad es una institución dedicada a la docencia y la investigación, caracterizada por estar sometida a continuos cambios y con una implicación relevante en la sociedad y la economía. El objetivo del trabajo se centra en caracterizar a las universidades españolas según su grado de eficiencia, comparando los resultados por su condición de pr...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to study the efficiency and financial situation of Spanish airlines by conducting a comparative analysis of those operating in hubs and those that employ the point-to-point system. Design/methodology/approach – Data envelopment analysis and accounting rates are implemented to do so. Findings – The results sh...
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The university is an institution dedicated to teaching and research, characterized by been submitted to continuous changes and with a relevant implication in society and economy. The aim of the study is centered in characterizing the Spanish universities according to their efficiency levels, comparing the results by its public or private condition,...
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Logistics and transport increasingly play a pivotal role in international trade relations. The Logistics Performance Index (LPI) analyses differences between countries in terms of customs procedures, logistics costs and the quality of the infrastructure for overland and maritime transport. The aim of this article is to analyse the impact that each...
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Globalization hasled to better logistics economies can grow faster, be more competitive and tend to increase their investment. This leads to consider the logistics performance as one of the key factors of international trade. The aim of the paper is to analyze the determinants of exports from the European Union(EU), where the importance of logistic...
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Universities are institutions intended for the transmission of knowledge and the promotion of research, playing a crucial role in the economic development of a country. The implantation of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) in Spain has addressed the university system in a bid to educational quality in all areas and institutions, surfacing c...
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Logistics performance has become a decisive factor in export competitiveness. At the same time, and as a result of the continuous enlargement processes it has undergone, the European Union (EU) is a very interesting case to study how the reforms that enhance logistics performance have affected exports. Therefore, this paper aims to analyse the impo...
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The problem of unpaid bank debts is becoming increasingly important in developed countries. Many empirical works are being published in an attempt to find a model capable of determining as accurately as possible whether an individual requesting a loan will be able to pay it back. This paper analyses the predicting capability of one non-parametric a...
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The objective of this article is to analyse trade flows in emerging nations with a maritime boundary, where trade facilitation plays a decisive role in their international development. In order to detect possible patterns in performance, we apply the economic approach of gravity models using the World Bank Logistic Performance Index (LPI) as a good...
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This paper aims to measure how the injection of money into the Spanish economy as a result of tourist spending contributes more or less to public income, job creation and new business opportunities depending on the air transport tourists choose. Input/Output (I/O) analysis is used to identify the Direct, Indirect and Induced Effect in both aggregat...
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This paper aims to measure how the injection of money into the Spanish economy as a result of tourist spending contributes more or less to public income, job creation and new business opportunities depending on the air transport tourists choose. Input/Output (I/O) analysis is used to identify the Direct, Indirect and Induced Effect in both aggregat...
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Chinese economic growth is tremendously important, both due to how fast it is occurring and also its effect on the world economy as a whole. The size of the economy and the rate at which it is growing has opened up significant internal regional differences that are visible in the trends displayed by industry as the main exponent of this growth. Thi...
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This research conducts a homogeneous analysis of the economic impact of a selection of leisure ports in the Western Mediterranean. Impact has been quantified by means of Input-Output Analysis and Leontief's quantities model. This study makes it possible to carry out a comparative analysis of the various port infrastructures. Using the results as a...
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España necesita posicionarse, por razones de supervivencia, en el nuevo entorno económico, donde China se está convirtiendo en la principal protagonista. El déficit comercial sostenido con el país asiático es una realidad creciente que cada vez más preocupa a las empresas tradicionales abundantes en mano de obra. En este artículo se realiza uno rev...
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Given the growing importance of credit activity in daily bank administration, the use of automatic classifying models to facilitate credit granting or refusal with a high grade of accuracy begins to be indispensable to reduce the rate of defaulters. The paper we present carries out an exhaustive study of the predictive capacity of two parametric mo...
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The predictive capability of parametric and non-parametric models in solving problems related to financial classification has been widely proved in empirical research carried out in the financial field, particulary in problems like bond rating, bankruptcy prediction and credit scoring. However, recently, it has been shown that a combination of diff...

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