Peer Reviews Publications

    Peer Reviews Journal Articles

  1. Maté ML, López, FA Rodriguez C (2018) Geographical factors and business failure: An empirical study from the Madrid metropolitan area. Economic Modelling, (Accepted).

  2. Ortega-Garcia JA, López, FA et al. (2018) Full breastfeeding and obesity in children: a prospective study from birth to 6 years. Childhood Obestity  (Accepted).

  3. Chasco C, Le Gallo, J, López, FA (2018) A scan test for spatial groupwise heteroscedasticity in cross-sectional models with an application on houses prices in Madrid. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 68, 226-238.

  4. Maté ML, López, FA, and Mur, J. (2017). How do neighboring peer companies influence SMEs’ financial behavior? Economic Modelling, 63, 104-114.

  5. Cárceles-Álvarez A, Ortega-García, JA, López FA, et al. (2017) Spatial clustering of childhood leukaemia with the integration of the Paediatric Environmental History. Environmental Research, 156, 605-612

  6. Ortega-García, JA, López FA, Cárceles-Álvarez A, et al. (2017) Childhood cancer in small geographical areas and proximity to air-polluting industries. Environmental Research, 156, 63-73

  7. López FA, Páez A, Carrasco J, Ruminot, N (2017) Vulnerability of Nodes under Controlled Network Topology and Flow Autocorrelation Conditions. Journal of Transport Geography 59, 77-87

  8. López FA, Páez A (2017) Spatial clustering of high technology manufacturing and knowledge intensive service firms in the Greater Toronto Area. Canadian Geographer. 61(2), 240-252

  9. López FA, Martínez, P, Cegarra JG (2016) Spatial spillovers in public expenditure on a municipal level in Spain, Annals of Regional Science, 58(1), 39-65

  10. Rodríguez C, Maté ML, López FA (2017) El contagio en el fracaso empresarial como consecuencia de la proximidad geográfica: un análisis con los estadísticos join-count aplicado al sector servicios. Revista de Métodos Cuantitativos para la Economía y la Empresa 23,75-97

  11. Rodríguez C, Maté ML, López FA (2016) La proximidad geográfica en el contagio del fracaso empresarial en la pyme: Una aplicación empírica con el modelo probit espacial. Estudios de Economía Aplicada, 34(3), 629-648.

  12. López FA, Matilla M, Mur J, Ruiz M, Páez A (2016) A note on the SG(m) test, Journal of Geographical Systems 18, 87-96 (Matlab_codes_for_SGboots_test)

  13. Martínez-Ortin P, Moffett S, Cegarra-Navarro JG, López FA (2016) Modelling the relationship between counter-knowledge and open-mindedness for policy development. Journal of Public Affairs (DOI: 10.1002/pa.1605) (pdf)

  14. López FA, Chasco C and Le Gallo J (2015) Exploring Scan methods to test spatial structure with an application to housing prices in Madrid. Papers in Regional Science 94(2), 317-346 (Matlab codes for Scan Test)

  15. Ortega-García, JA, López FA, et al. (2015) Analysis of small areas of pediatric cancer in the municipality of Murcia (Spain). Anales de Pediatria. 84(3), 154-162. DOI: 10.1016/j.anpedi.2015.04.021.

  16. López FA, Martínez, P and Cegarra JG (2015) Interacción espacial en el gasto en servicios públicos de las entidades locales. Un enfoque panel mediante modelos SUR. Estudios de Economía Aplicada, 33, 81-100

  17. López FA, Santísima-Trinidad S (2015) Perceived impact of tourism by the resident population in Torrevieja: national versus non-national residents. European Journal of Tourism Research 10, 120-126

  18. Cárceles JA, Ortega-García JL, Fuster GA, Rivera M, Bermúdez-Cortésb, V. Gomariz-Peñalver, E. Monzó-Nuñez y FA López (2015) Long-term follow up of childhood cancer survivors in the Murcia Region: preferences and attitudes of Primary Care professionals. 83(4):264-71Anales de Pediatría 83(4):264-71

  19. López FA, Mur J, Angulo A (2014) Spatial model selection strategies in a SUR framework. The case of regional productivity in EU. The Annals of Regional Science 53 (1) 197-220 (DOI 10.1007/s00168-014-0624-2)

  20. Martínez JA, Ruiz M, López FA and Serrano A (2014) The relationship between concentration of scoring and offensive efficiency in the NBA. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sport  10(1),27-36

  21. Páez A, López FA, Ruiz M and C Morency (2013) Development of an indicator to assess the spatial fit of discrete choice models. Transport Research B, 56, 217-233

  22. López FA (2013) Second-order polynomial spatial error model. Global and local spatial dependence in unemployment in Andalusia. Economic Modelling, 33 270–279

  23. López FA, Maté ML and A Artal-Tur (2013) Evaluating three proposals for testing independence in non linear spatial processes, Estadística Española 55 (180) 55-75 ( pdf )

  24. López FA, JA Martínez and M Ruiz (2013) Spatial pattern analysis of shot attempts in basketball; The case of Los Angeles Lakers from 2007 to 2009. International Journal of Medicine and Science of Physical activity and Sport  (accepted)

  25. Mur J, Angulo A and FA López (2012) Looking for the causes of instability in spatial econometric models: An application to 2008 Spanish General Elections, International Regional Science Review, 35 303-338

  26. Maté ML, López FA and J Mur (2012) Analyzing long-term average adjustment of financial ratios with spatial interactions, Economic Modelling 29, 1370-1376

  27. López FA and A Páez (2012) Distribution-free inference for Q(m) based on permutational bootstrapping: An application to the spatial co-location pattern of firms in Madrid, Estadística Española 54, 135-156 ( pdf )

  28. Ortega-García JA, Soldin OF, López FA et al (2012) Congenital Fibrosarcoma and History of Prenatal Exposure to Petroleum Derivatives, Pediatrics 130,  e1019-e1025

  29. Ruiz M, López FA, Páez A and J Logan (2012) Measuring Ethnic Clustering and Exposure with the Q statistic: An Exploratory Analysis of Irish, Germans, and Yankees in 1880 Newark Annals of the Association of American Geographers 102 (1) 84-102

  30. López FA, Artal-Tur A, Maté ML (2011) Identifying nonlinear spatial dependence patterns by using non-parametric tests: Evidence from the European Union. Investigaciones Regionales 21, 19-36 ( pdf )(Matlab codes for SG Test)

  31. Ruiz M, López FA and A Páez (2011) Comparison of Thematic Maps Using Symbolic Entropy International Journal of Geographical Information Science 26, 413-439

  32. Ortega-García JA, López FA, Fuster Soler JL, Martínez-Lage JF (2011) Space–time clustering in childhood nervous system tumors in the Region of Murcia, Spain, 1998–2009 Childs Nervous System 27 (11) 1903-1911

  33. Ortega-García JA, López FA, Sobrino-Najul EJ, Febo I, Fuster-Soler JL (2011) Environment and paediatric cancer in the Region of Murcia (Spain): integrating clinical and environmental history in a geographic information system, Anales de Pediatria 74 255-260

  34. López FA, Matilla M, Mur J and Ruiz M (2011) Four Tests of Independence in spatio-temporal data, Papers Regional Science. 90 (3) 663-685

  35. Mur J, López FA, Herrera M (2010) Testing for spatial effect in Seemingly Unrelated Regressions. Spatial Economic Analysis 5(4) 399-440 (Matlab codes)

  36. Mur J, López FA, Angulo A (2010) Instability in Spatial Error Models. An Application to the Hypothesis of Convergence in the European Case. Journal of Geographical Systems, 12 259-280

  37. Ruiz M, López FA, A Páez. (2010) Testing for spatial association of qualitative data using symbolic dynamics. Journal of Geographical Systems. 12 (3) 281-309 (Matlab codes)

  38. López FA, Matilla M, Mur J and M Ruiz (2010) A Non-Parametric Spatial Independence Test Using Symbolic Entropy, Regional Science and Urban Economic. 40, 106-115(Matlab codes)

  39. Mur J and FA López (2010) Modeling spatiotemporal data: An issue in honor of Dr. Jean Paelinck. Journal of Geographical Systems. 12 (2) 105-109

  40. Lauridsen J, Bech M, López FA and Maté M (2010) A spatiotemporal analysis of public pharmaceutical expenditure, The Annals of Regional Science  44, 299–31

  41. López FA, Mur J and A Angulo (2009) Maps of continuous spatial dependence, Region et Development. 30, 3-20

  42. Maté ML, García D and FA López (2009) La influencia de los efectos espaciales en el crecimiento de la productividad de la PYME, Estudios de Economía Aplicada 27(1) 95-118

  43. Maté ML, García D and FA López (2009) Spatial effects in the productivity convergence of Spanish industrial SME’s, Revista Española de Financiación y Contabilidad 38, 13-35

  44. Mur J, López FA and A Angulo (2009) Testing the hypothesis of stability in spatial econometric models, Papers in Regional Science 88, 409-444

  45. Chasco C and FA López (2008) Is spatial dependence an instantaneous effect? Some evidence in economic series of Spanish provinces, Estadística Española 167, 101-118

  46. Lauridsen J, Bech M, López FA and Maté M, (2008) Geographic and Temporal Heterogeneity in Public Prescription Pharmaceutical Expenditures in Spain, The Review of Regional Studies, 38-1

  47. Mur J, López FA and A Angulo (2008) Symptoms of instability in models of spatial dependence. An application to the European case. Geographical Analysis, 40, 189–211

  48. López FA and C Chasco (2007) Time-trend in spatial dependence: specification strategy in the first-order spatial autoregressive model. Estudios Economía Aplicada. 25-2, 1-22

  49. Lauridsen J, Bech M, López FA and Maté ML (2007) Spatial dynamics of public pharmaceutical expenditures. The Case Studies in Business, Industry and Government Statistics, 1(1) 80-90

  50. Chasco C and FA López (2004) Modelos de regresión espacio-temporales en la estimación de la renta municipal: el caso de la Región de Murcia. Estudios Economía Aplicada. 22 (3) 605-630

        Peer Reviews Contribution to Books

  1. Páez A, Ruiz M, López FA and J Logan (2014) The Micro-Geography of Segregation: Evidence from Historical US Census Data. In Social-spatial segregation Concepts, processes and outcomes, 124-136. Policy Press.

  2. López FA, A Angulo, Artal-Tur A (2012) Capturing Spatial Clusters of Activity in Spanish Mediterranean Axis, In Defining the Spatial Scale in Modern Regional Analysis. Avances in Spatial Science. 225-280. Springer Berlin

  3. Bech M, Lauridsen J, López FA, Maté M (2010) Dynamic patterns and small-area variation in public pharmaceutical expenditure. In Empirische Regionalforschung Heute – Festschrift für Professor Dr. Hans-Friedrich Eckey. 159-178. Gabler Velag. Wiesbaden

  4. López FA, Mur J and A Angulo (2009) Local Estimation of Spatial Autocorrelation Processes, In Progress in Spatial Analysis: Theory, Computation and Thematic Applications. Avances in Spatial Science. 111-139. Springer Berlin

  5. Chasco C and FA López (2005) Space-Time Lags: Specification Strategy in Spatial Regression Models in Contributions to Spatial Econometrics. 125-151. Copy Center Digital, Zaragoza