Peer Reviews Publications

    Peer Reviews Journal Articles

  1. De La Llave M, López FA (2020) Spatial models for online retail churn. Evidence from an online grocery delivery service in Madrid. Papers in Regional Science (Accepted)

  2. Páez A, López FA, Menezes T. Renata Cavalcanti R Galdino M (2020) A spatio-temporal analysis of the environmental correlates of COVID-19 incidence in Spain. Geographical Analysis.  (Accepted)

  3. Ortega-García JA, López FA, et al. (2020) My partner and my neighbourhood: The built environment and social networks’ impact on alcohol consumption during early pregnancy. Health & Place.

  4. Ortega-García López FA, et al. (2020) Urban air pollution and hospital admissions for asthma and acute respiratory disease in Murcia city (Spain) (España).  Annals of Pediatrics DOI: 10.1016/j.anpedi.2020.01.012

  5. Le Gallo J, López FA, Chasco C (2019) Testing for spatial group-wise heteroskedasticity in spatial autocorrelation regression models: Lagrange Multiplier scan tests. Annals of Regional Science.

  6. López FA, Minguez R, Mur J (2019) ML versus IV estimates of spatial SUR models: evidence from the case of Airbnb in Madrid urban area. Annals of Regional Science.

  7. Páez A, López FA, Ruiz M, Camacho M (2019) Inducing Non-Orthogonal and Non-Linear Decision Boundaries in Decision Trees via Interactive Basis Functions. Expert System with Applications, 122, 183-206.

  8. De la Llave M, López, FA Angulo A (2019) The impact of geographical factors on churn prediction: an application to an insurance company in Madrid's urban area. Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, 3, 188-203

  9. Cárceles-Álvarez A, Ortega-García JA, López, FA (2019) Secondhand smoke: A new and modifiable prognostic factor in childhoodacute lymphoblastic leukemias. Environmental Research, 178,

  10. Azurmendi-Funes M et al. (2019) An Integrative Screening Tool of Alcohol Exposure During Early Pregnancy: Combining of the CDT Biomarker with Green Page Questionnaire. Alcohol and Alcoholism (Accepted).

  11. Maté ML, López, FA Rodriguez C (2018) Geographical factors and business failure: An empirical study from the Madrid metropolitan area. Economic Modelling, 74, 275-283.

  12. Maté ML, López FA, Mur J, Atwi, M (2018) Geographical proximity, nonlinearities and financial behaviour of firms. AESTIMATIO, The IEB International Journal of Finance, 17, 26-53.

  13. Ortega-Garcia JA, López, FA et al. (2018) Full breastfeeding and obesity in children: a prospective study from birth to 6 years. Childhood Obestity. 14(5), 327-337.

  14. 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.

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

  16. 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.

  17. Martínez JA, Ruiz M, Casals M and López FA (2017) Regular point scoring by professional basketball players. Electronic Journal of Applied Statistical Analysis, 10(3), 759-772.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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)

  25. 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).

  26. López FA y M Silva (2016) Factors of Mobile Learning Acceptance in Higher Education. Estudios sobre Educación 30, 175-195.

  27. 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)

  28. 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.

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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.

  32. Arnaldos F, Faura U, La Fuente M, López FA and Ruiz, M. (2015). Frequency of use of Learning Content Management Systems. A Moodle vs. Sakai comparison for studies with economic profile, Revista de Investigación en Educación, 13(1), 69-87

  33. 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)

  34. 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.

  35. López FA and M Silva (2014) M-learning patterns in the virtual classroom. International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 11 (1) 208-221.

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

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

  38. 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 )

  39. 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  13 (51).

  40. López FA y M Ruiz (2013) Elaboración de material docente para iPad con iBooks Author. Épsilon - Revista de Educación Matemática, 30(1), 83, 95-104.

  41. 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

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

  43. 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 )

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

  45. 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

  46. 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)

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

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 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

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

  52. 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

  53. 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)

  54. 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)

  55. 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

  56. 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

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

  58. 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

  59. 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

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

  61. 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

  62. 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

  63. 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

  64. 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

  65. 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

  66. 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. Chasco C, López FA and J Le Gallo (2020) The Spatial Structure of Housing Prices in Madrid: Evidence from Spatio-Temporal Scan Statistics. In Handbook Of Scan Statistics, 1-1. Springer.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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