The eco-innovation index for Spain in 2015 stood above the European average with a value of 106 points (4 points less than in 2013). The eco-innovation index provides a holistic view of innovation from the economic, environmental and social spheres. For this it is based on 16 indicators grouped into five dimensions: inputs, activities, outputs, efficiency in resources and the socioeconomic results of eco-innovation.
Examining the trade-offs of car-sharing in cities: mobility alternatives, congestion, and pollution
Can car-sharing be an efficient measure for reducing pollution in cities?
Tourism and the sustainability challenge
Tourism and sustainability: disjunctive or conciliatory reality? Tourism is an economic activity of major importance, but how can we apply a sustainability perspective? In this series of seminars, we will reflect on the essence of travel, its transformational capacity, its connection with ethics and feminism, and its relationship with technology.
Some 17.5% of rural territory is exposed simultaneously to high rates of depopulation and of aridity. This study analyses how some factors for mitigating depopulation can have undesired effects, of both a social and an environmental nature.
Inheritance Tax and Income Tax: how much should people pay?
An experimental analysis of the preferred tax rates for different types of taxes, across a variety of taxpayer income and inheritance assumptions, and taking into account people’s perception of their own position in income distribution.
Evolution of science and technology in Portugal and Spain
The European Union set a target for the business sector to invest 2% of GDP in R&D. How is the convergence of Spain and Portugal towards this goal progressing?