Spain

Research report

4 Jul 2017

This report aims to provide a deeper understanding of what a "just transition" away from coal production and use might look like in practice. It provides six historical case studies of regional coal mining transitions that have occurred or are ongoing in Europe and the...

Journal article

30 Jan 2017

The peer review system is the norm for many publications. It involves an editor and several experts in the field providing comments for a submitted article. The reviewer remains anonymous to the author, with only the editor knowing the reviewer´s identity. This model is now...

Journal article

31 Aug 2016

While a number of investigations of online language learning behaviours are available, there are currently few ‘micro’ analytic studies that explore the role of different types of small talk to complete institutional tasks online. This study focuses in particular on an institutionally-initiated, out-of-class telecollaborative Skype...

Briefing paper

10 Nov 2015

New research shows that the gap between where companies pay tax and where they really do their business is huge. In 2012, US multinationals alone shifted $500–700bn, mostly to countries where these profits are not taxed, or taxed at very low rates. G20 countries themselves...

Audio program

17 Jul 2015

By 2050 a quarter of our population will be over sixty-five but we'll be living longer and with different expectations of life in our latter years. We explore the options of how to live and where to live beyond the conventional choices of downsizing the...

Research report

16 Jul 2015

In search of new approaches to aged care, the NANA Project studied 13 residential developments in Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark and Netherlands.

The traditional ‘nursing home’ and ‘retirement village’ are not only outdated, they can actually foster separation and ‘otherness’, isolating people from...

Research report

1 Jul 2015

The internet and internet-enabled devices have transformed our everyday lives and relationships. We entrust them with our precious personal information including contacts and images and rely on them to connect us to a vast repository of knowledge, anytime, anywhere.

As part of its commitment...

Journal article

31 Jan 2012

The construction of new transport corridors linking the Iberian Peninsula with Europe has the potential to stimulate growth in permanent population and tourism in the existing towns of Figueres and Villafant in the north of Spain. As the first (or last) station at the border...

Journal article

1 Jan 2004

Statistical methods of dimension reduction and classification are used to obtain homogeneous local-area clustering with regard to the most relevant demographic parameters. The dimension reduction is conducted in two stages using Principal Component Analysis and a modified k-mean procedure is proposed to determine the final...

Report

1 Jan 2004

The following case study on the Basque Country is organised in four parts:

The context is presented in part one with developments on regionalisation and autonomy in Spain, a description of the specific governance features prevailing in the Basque Country and a profile of...

Report

1 Jan 2004

1. The work that the OECD Rural Working Party has carried out in the previous years has led to the conclusion that traditional top-down approaches and sectoral subsidies to rural areas have not given the expected results and that there is a need for place-based...

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