Recent Developments in Applied Economics

Editor: Máximo Camacho, University of Murcia, Spain; Carmen Díaz-Mora, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain


Call for papers:

This Special Issue is designed to bring together some of the recent cutting edge research in the area of Applied Economics. The editors would like to invite papers from a wide range of areas, such as Applied Econometrics, Applied Macroeconomics, Applied Microeconomics, Economic Development & Growth, Economic History, Finance, Health, Education & Welfare, Industrial Economics-Empirics, International Economics, Labour Economics & Demography, Public Economics, Housing and Real Estate, Regional & Urban Economics/Economic Geography and Tourism Economics.


To further stimulate the discussion on these topics, the Free Economics Association (ALdE – Asociación Libre de Economía) organizes the annual APPLIED ECONOMICS MEETINGS (AEM). The XIX Applied Economic Meeting will be held in Seville (Spain) on June 9–10, 2016 ( Manuscripts for the XIX AEM should be submitted electronically before March 1st, 2016 at:

Submissions for the Special Issue:

The Guest Editors invite:

a) Authors participating in the XIX AEAM to submit their papers to this Special Issue. It is strongly recommended that Conference papers identify in the submission process.

b) Other authors whose papers are not submitted to the AEM.

The submission procedure is available at

All manuscripts for this Special Issue should be submitted electronically at



Ángela Castillo Murciego and Julio López-Laborda
Are Spanish companies involved in profit shifting? Consequences in terms of tax revenues
January 06, 2017 | downloads: 640 | JEL: F23, F69, H25, H26, H32
David Córcoles, Ángela Triguero, and María Carmen Cuerva
Comparing Persistence of Product and Process Innovation: A Discrete-Time Duration Analysis of Innovation Spells
December 14, 2016 | downloads: 614 | JEL: O31, O32, L22, L60
Oscar Bajo-Rubio, Burcu Berke, and Vicente Esteve
The Effects of Competitiveness on Trade Balance: The Case of Southern Europe
November 22, 2016 | downloads: 910 | JEL: F31, F41, F45
Ignacio Arbués, Ramiro Ledo, and Mariano Matilla-García
Automatic Identification of General Vector Error Correction Models
October 31, 2016 | downloads: 551 | JEL: C01, C22, C32, C51, C52
Víctor López-Pérez
Does Uncertainty Affect Non-response to the European Central Bank’s Survey of Professional Forecasters?
October 19, 2016 | downloads: 542 | JEL: D81, D84, E66

Discussion Papers

David de Matías Batalla
The New Paradigm of International Production. Empirical Evidence of Spanish Offshoring Activities
July 26, 2016 | downloads: 369 | JEL: D23, F21, F23 | discussible | 5 comments
Pedro Garcia-del-Barrio and Francesc Pujol
Broadcasting Revenues and Media Value in European Football
July 11, 2016 | downloads: 454 | JEL: J24, J33, J71 | discussible | 5 comments
Maria A. Prats and Beatriz Sandoval
Stock Market and Economic Growth in Eastern Europe
July 08, 2016 | downloads: 913 | JEL: F43, O16, G2 | discussible | 4 comments
Pilar Campoy-Muñoz, Manuel Alejandro Cardenete, M. Carmen Delgado, and Geoffrey J.D. Hewings
Effects of a Reduction in Employers’ Social Security Contributions: Evidence from Spain
July 04, 2016 | downloads: 315 | JEL: C68, H20, H32 | discussible | 3 comments
Julio López-Laborda and Guillermo Peña
Is Financial VAT Neutral to Financial Sector Size?
June 30, 2016 | downloads: 368 | JEL: H25, H21, E62, E44, G21 | discussible | 8 comments
Pedro J. Hernández
Reassessing the Link Between Firm Size and Exports
June 22, 2016 | downloads: 411 | JEL: F14, L25 | discussible | 8 comments