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Emili Tortosa-Ausina  
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Publications in peer-reviewed journals

  1. "Trade Integration in the European Union: Openness, Interconnectedness, and Distance," (2020), with Iván Arribas and Sami Bensassi, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, forthcoming.

  2. "Which estimator to measure local governments' cost efficiency? The case of Spanish municipalities," (2020), with Isabel Narbón-Perpiñá, Maria Teresa Balaguer-Coll and Marko Petrovic, SERIEs (Journal of the Spanish Economic Association), forthcoming.

  3. "Risk-taking behavior, earnings quality, and bank performance: A profit frontier approach," (2020), with Diego Prior, María García-Alcober and Manuel Illueca, BRQ Business Research Quarterly, forthcoming.

  4. "Is full banking integration desirable?," (2020), with Iván Arribas and Jesús Peiró-Palomino, Journal of Banking and Finance, 112, 105185.

  5. "Does active management add value? New evidence from a quantile regression approach," (2019), with Juan Carlos Matallín-Sáez and Amparo Soler-Domínguez, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 70(10), 1734-1751.

  6. "Profit efficiency and earnings quality: Evidence from the Spanish banking industry," (2019), with María Pilar García-Alcober, Diego Prior and Manuel Illueca, Journal of Productivity Analysis, 51(2-3), 153-174.

  7. "Comparing the performance of national educational systems: inequality vs. achievement?," (2019), with Claudio Thieme, Víctor Giménez and Diego Prior, Social Indicators Research, 141(2), 581-609.

  8. "Does socially responsible mutual fund performance vary over the business cycle? New insights on the effect of idyosincratic SR features," (2019), with Diego Víctor de Mingo-López, Juan Carlos Matallín-Sáez and Amparo Soler-Domínguez, Business Ethics: A European Review, 28(1), 71-98.

  9. "Ethical strategy focus and mutual fund management: performance and persistence," (2019), with Diego Víctor de Mingo-López, Juan Carlos Matallín-Sáez and Amparo Soler-Domínguez, Journal of Cleaner Production, 213, 618-633.

  10. "Evaluation of Efficiency in Colombian Hospitals: An Analysis for the Post-Reform Period," (2019), with Víctor Giménez, William Prieto and Diego Prior, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 65, 20-35.

  11. "Evaluating local government performance in times of crisis," (2019), with Maria Teresa Balaguer-Coll and Isabel Narbón-Perpiñá, Local Government Studies, 45(1), 64-100.

  12. "Active management and mutual fund performance," (2018), with Juan Carlos Matallín-Sáez and Amparo Soler-Domínguez, Revista de Economía Aplicada, 26(78), 43-79.

  13. "The impact of efficiency on the economic growth of emerging economies: The case of Colombia," (2018), with Víctor Giménez and Diego Prior, Ensayos sobre Política Económica, 36(85), 86-100.

  14. "Rich regions, poor regions and bank branch deregulation in Spain," (2017), with José Manuel Pastor, José M. Pavía and Lorenzo Serrano, Regional Studies, 51(11), 1678-1694.

  15. "Is Ethical Money Sensitive to Past Returns? The Case of Portfolio Constraints and Persistence of Islamic Funds," (2017), with Omneya Abdelsalam, Meryem Duygun and Juan Carlos Matallín-Sáez, Journal of Financial Services Research, 51(3), 363-384.

  16. "The analysis of convergence in ecological indicators: An application to the Mediterranean fisheries," (2017), with Maria Grazia Pennino, José María Bellido, Marta Coll and David Conesa, Ecological Indicators, 78, 449-457.

  17. "An international comparison of educational systems: a temporal analysis in presence of bad outputs," (2017), with Víctor Giménez, Claudio Thieme and Diego Prior, Journal of Productivity Analysis, 47(1), 83-101.

  18. "The cost efficiency of water utilities: When does public ownership matter?," (2016), with Silvia Pazzi, Meryem Duygun and Simona Zambelli, Local Government Studies, 42(6), 980-1003.

  19. "Environmental Conditions, Fund Characteristics, and Islamic Orientation: An Analysis of Mutual Fund Performance for the MENA Region," (2016), with Ahmed El-Masry, Diego Víctor de Mingo-López and Juan Carlos Matallín-Sáez, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 132, Supplement, 174-197.

  20. "Costs, revenues and performance in Spanish banking: A comparative analysis of pre- and early crisis years," (2016), with María Pilar García-Alcober, Diego Prior and Manuel Illueca, Spanish Journal of Finance and Accounting, 45(3), 345-364.

  21. "On the determinants of local government debt: Does one size fit all?," (2016), with Maria Teresa Balaguer-Coll and Diego Prior International Public Management Journal, 19(4), 513-542.

  22. "Value added, educational accountability approaches and their effects on schools' rankings: Evidence from Chile," (2016), with Claudio Thieme, Diego Prior and René Gempp, European Journal of Operational Research, 253, 456-471.

  23. "On the robustness of persistence in mutual fund performance," (2016), with Juan Carlos Matallín-Sáez and Amparo Soler-Domínguez, The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 36, 192-231.

  24. "Disentangling the European Airlines Efficiency Puzzle: A Network Data Envelopment Analysis Approach," (2016), with Meryem Duygun, Diego Prior and Mohamed Shaban, OMEGA. The International Journal of Management Science, 60, 2-14.

  25. "On the dynamics of environmental performance in the European Union," (2016), with Roberto Gómez-Calvet, David Conesa and Ana Rosa Gómez-Calvet Computers & Operations Research, 66, 336-350.

  26. "Local Governments' Re-election and its Determinants: New Evidence Based on a Bayesian Approach," (2015), with María Teresa Balaguer-Coll, María Isabel Brun-Martos and Anabel Forte, European Journal of Political Economy, 39, 94-108.

  27. "Does social capital matter for European regional growth?," (2015), with Anabel Forte and Jesús Peiró-Palomino, European Economic Review, 77, 47-64.

  28. "Social capital, investment and economic growth: some evidence for Spanish provinces," (2015), with Jesús Peiró-Palomino, Spatial Economic Analysis, 10(1), 102-126.

  29. "The geography of Spanish bank branches," (2015), with Luisa Alamá, David Conesa and Anabel Forte, Journal of Applied Statistics, 42(4), 722-744.

  30. "Revisiting the quiet life hypothesis in banking using nonparametric techniques," (2015), with Rolf Färe, Shawna Grosskopf and Joaquín Maudos, Journal of Business Economics and Management, 16(1), 159-187.

  31. "Energy efficiency in the European Union: What can be learned from the joint application of directional distance functions and slacks-based measures?," (2014), with Roberto Gómez-Calvet, David Conesa and Ana Rosa Gómez-Calvet, Applied Energy, 132(1), 137-154.

  32. "On the Comparative Performance of Socially Responsible and Islamic Mutual Funds," (2014), with Omneya Abdelsalam, Meryem Duygun Fethi and Juan Carlos Matallín, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 103, Supplement, S108-S128.

  33. "The dynamics of international trade integration: 1967-2004," (2014), with Iván Arribas and Francisco Pérez, Empirical Economics, 46(1), 19-41.

  34. "Do ethics imply persistence? The case of Islamic and socially responsible funds," (2014), with Omneya Abdelsalam, Meryem Duygun and Juan Carlos Matallín-Sáez, Journal of Banking and Finance, 40, 182-194.

  35. "On the informativeness of persistence for evaluating mutual funds performance using partial frontiers," (2014), with Juan Carlos Matallín and Amparo Soler, OMEGA. The International Journal of Management Science, 42(1), 47-64.

  36. "Rethinking banking and finance: money, markets, and models," (2013), with Meryem Duygun, Mohamed Shaban and Pilar Soriano (Eds.), Journal of Banking and Finance, 37(12), 5160-5162.

  37. "Can trust effects on development be generalized? A response by quantile," (2013), with Jesús Peiró-Palomino, European Journal of Political Economy, 32, 377-390.

  38. "Output complexity, environmental conditions, and the efficiency of municipalities," (2013), with Maria Teresa Balaguer-Coll and Diego Prior, Journal of Productivity Analysis, 39(3), 303-324.

  39. "A mutilevel decomposition of school performance using robust nonparametric frontier techniques," (2013), with Claudio Thieme and Diego Prior, Economics of Education Review, 32, 104-121.

  40. "Bank branch geographic location patterns in Spain: some implications for financial exclusion," (2012), with Luisa Alamá, Growth and Change, 43(3), 505-543.

  41. "Bootstrapping profits and productivity: An application to Spanish banks," (2012), with Carmen Armero, David Conesa and Emili Grifell-Tatjé, Computers and Operations Research, 39(8), 1857-1871.

  42. "Mutual fund performance: banking versus independent managers," (2012), with Juan Carlos Matallín and Amparo Soler, Applied Economics Letters, 19(8), 755-758.

  43. "Desempeño de los centros educativos: ¿un problema de recursos o capacidades organizativas?," (2011), with Claudio Thieme, Diego Prior and Víctor Giménez, Hacienda Pública Española/Revista de Economía Pública, 199(4), 81-118.

  44. "A network perspective on international banking integration," (2011), with Iván Arribas and Francisco Pérez, Journal of Policy Modeling, 33(3), 831-851.

  45. "Weighted convergence and regional clusters across China," (2011), with M.J. Herrerías and Vicente Orts, Papers in Regional Science, 90(4), 703-735.

  46. "A new interpretation of the distance puzzle based on geographic neutrality," (2011), with Iván Arribas and Francisco Pérez, Economic Geography, 87(3), 335-362.

  47. "The determinants of international financial integration revisited: The role of networks and geographic neutrality," (2011), with Iván Arribas and Francisco Pérez, Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, 15(1), article 4.

  48. "Devolution dynamics of Spanish local government," (2010), with Maria Teresa Balaguer-Coll and Diego Prior, Environment and Planning A, 42, 1476-1495.

  49. "A bootstrap approach to analyze productivity growth in European banking," (2010), with Carmen Murillo-Melchor and José Manuel Pastor, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 61, 1729-1745.

  50. "Decentralization and efficiency of local government," (2010), with Maria Teresa Balaguer-Coll and Diego Prior, The Annals of Regional Science, 45, 571-601.

  51. "The effects of geographic expansion on the productivity of Spanish savings banks," (2009), with Manuel Illueca and José Manuel Pastor, Journal of Productivity Analysis, 32(2), 119-143.

  52. "Measuring Globalization of International Trade: Theory and Evidence," (2009), with Iván Arribas and Francisco Pérez, World Development, 37(1), 127-145.

  53. "Geographic Neutrality: Measuring International Trade Integration," (2008), with Iván Arribas and Francisco Pérez, Moneda y Crédito, 226, 137-177.

  54. "Social capital and bank performance: An international comparison for OECD countries," (2008), with José Manuel Pastor, The Manchester School, 76(2), 223-265.

  55. "Sensitivity analysis of efficiency and Malmquist productivity indices: An application to Spanish savings banks," (2008), with Emili Grifell-Tatjé, Carmen Armero and David Conesa, European Journal of Operational Research, 184, 1062-1084.

  56. "On the determinants of local government performance: A two-stage nonparametric approach," (2007), with Maria Teresa Balaguer-Coll and Diego Prior, European Economic Review, 51, 425-451.

  57. "Growth and convergence profiles in the Spanish provinces," (2005), with Francisco Pérez, Matilde Mas, and Francisco J. Goerlich, Journal of Regional Science, 45(1), 147-182.

  58. "An alternative conditioning scheme to explain efficiency differentials in banking," (2004), Economics Letters, 82, 147-155.

  59. "Bank cost efficiency as distribution dynamics: Controlling for specialization is important," (2003), Investigaciones Económicas XXVII(1), 71-96.

  60. "Nontraditional activities and bank efficiency revisited: A distributional analysis for Spanish financial institutions," (2003), Journal of Economics and Business, 55, 371-395.

  61. "Exploring efficiency differences over time in the Spanish banking industry," (2002), European Journal of Operational Research 139, 643-664.

  62. "Bank cost efficiency and output specification," (2002), Journal of Productivity Analysis 14, 541-54.

  63. "Cost efficiency and product mix clusters across the Spanish banking industry," (2002), Review of Industrial Organization 20(2), 163-181.

  64. "Product mix clubs, divergence and inequality of Spanish banking firms," (2002), with Francisco Pérez, Applied Financial Economics 12, 431-445.

  65. "Financial costs, operating costs, and specialization of Spanish banking firms as distribution dynamics," (2002), Applied Economics 34, 2165-2176.

Other publications

  1. "El efecto de la expansión geográfica sobre la productividad de las cajas de ahorros españolas," (2005), with Manuel Illueca and José Manuel Pastor, Perspectivas del Sistema Financiero Español 83, 37-54.

  2. "La distribución provincial del capital en España," (2001), Papeles de Economía Española 88, 182-195.

  3. "Product mix of the Spanish banking firms: Do competition clubs exist?", (2001). In Gardener, E.P.M. and Versluijs, P.C., editors, Bank Strategies and Challenges in the New Europe, chapter 8, pages 139-163. Palgrave Macmillan, New York. 

  4. Capitalización y crecimiento de la economía española (1970-1997). Una perspectiva internacional comparada, (2000), with M. Mas, F. Pérez (dirs.), F.J. Goerlich, J. Maudos, J.M. Pastor and L. Serrano, Bilbao: Fundación BBVA .

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