Published articles


Sánchez-Romero, M., G. Abio, C. Patxot and G. Souto "The Welfare State and the Demographic Dividends"Demographic Research, 36 – 48, 1453-1490.
Sánchez-Romero, M., Abio, G., Patxot, C. and Souto, G.“Contribution of demography to economic growth”SERIEs. Journal of the Spanish Economic Association,
Raftopoulou, Athina"Geographic determinants of individual obesity risk in Spain: A multilevel approach"Economics & Human Biology, 24, 185–193.
Gil, J., Sicras-Mainar A. & Zucchelli E.“Uncontrolled diabetes and healthcare utilisation: panel data evidence from Spain”European Journal of Health Economics
(accepted paper)
Dickmann, P., Keeping, S., Doring, N., Schmidt, AE, Binder, C., Arino-Blasco, S., Gil, J."Communicating the Risk of MRSA: The Role of Clinical Practice, Regulation and Other Policies in Five European Countries"Frontiers in public health, 5, 55
Carabotta, L., Paluzie, E. and Ramos, R."Does fiscal responsibility matter? Evidence from public and private forecasters in Italy"International Journal of Forecasting, 33 (3), 694-706.
Abio, G., C. Patxot, E. Rentería and G. Souto"Intergenerational transfers in Spain: The role of education"Hacienda Pública Española, (forthcoming)


Rentería, E., Souto, G., Mejía-Guevara, I., Patxot, C."The Effect of Education on the Demografic Dividend"Population and Development Review, 42(4), 651-+
Rentería, E., Scandurra, R., Souto, G., Patxot, C.“Intergenerational money and time transfers by gender in Spain: Who are the actual dependents?"Demographic Research, 34, 689-704.


Pujol-Jover, M., Riera-Prunera, C., Abío, G.“Competences acquisition of university students: Do they match job market’s needs?”Intangible Capital, 11(4), 612-626.
Mora, T., Gil, J., Sicras-Mainar, A.“The influence of obesity and overweight on medical costs: a panel data perspective"European Journal of Health Economics, 16(2), 161-173.


Bonin, H., Patxot, C., Souto, G.“Cyclically-Neutral Generational Accounting"Fiscal Studies, 35(2), 117 – 137.
San Miguel, L., Augustin, U., Busse, R., Knai, C., Rubert, G., Sihvo, S., Baeten, R."Recognition of pharmaceutical prescriptions across the European Union: A comparison of five Member States' policies and practices"Health Policy, 116(2-3), 206-213.
Estevez, K., Levy, T."Intra-industry trade and the demand for child labor"International Journal of Economic Theory, 10(3), 275-294.
Solé, M., Panteli, D., Risso-Gill, I., Doring, N., Busse, R., McKee, R., Legido-Quigley, H."How do medical doctors in the European Union demonstrate that they continue to meet criteria for registration and licencing?"Clinical Medicine, 14(6), 633-639.


Sánchez-Romero, M.; Patxot, C.; Rentería, E.; Souto, G.“On the Effects of Public and Private Transfers on Capital Accumulation: Some Lessons from the NTA Aggregates"Journal of Population Economics, Series A, 26 (4), 1409 -1430, ISSN: 0933-1433
Tirado, D.A., Pons, J.,Paluzie, E., Martínez-Galarraga, J.“Trade policy and wage gradients: evidence from a protectionist turn”Cliometrica, 7(3), 295-318.
San Miguel, L., Baeten, R., Remmen, R., Busse, R., Gil, J., Knai, C., Makinen, M., Rubert, G., McKee, M."Obstacles to the recognition of medical prescriptions issued in one EU country and presented in another"European Journal of Public Health, 23(6), 972-974.
Costa-Font, J., Gil, J."Intergenerational and socioeconomic gradients of child obesity"Social Science & Medicine, 93, 29-37.
Mora, T., Gil, J."Peer Effects in Adolescent BMI: Evidence from Spain"Health Economics, 22(5), 501-516.
Gil, J., López-Casasnovas, G., Mora, T."Taxation of unhealthy consumption of food and drinks: An updated literature review"Hacienda Pública Española-Review of Public Economics, 207, 119-140.
Estevez, Kristian"Childhood Poverty: Multidisciplinary Approaches"European Journal of Development Research, 25(3), 497-498.
Solé, M., Díaz-Serrano, L., Rodríguez, M."Disparities in work, risk and health between immigrants and native-born Spaniards"Social Science & Medicine, 76, 179-187.


Patxot, C., Rentería, E., Romero, MS, Souto, G."Measuring the balance of government intervention on forward and backward family transfers using NTA estimates: the modified Lee arrows"International Tax and Public Finance, 19(3), 442-461.
Marín-Solano, J., Patxot, C."Heterogeneous discounting in economic problems"Optimal Control Applications & Methods, 33(1), 32-50.
Sicras-Mainar, A., Gil, J., Mora, T., Ayma, J."Prevalence and economic impact of obesity in adults during 2003-2010"Medicina Clínica, 139(13), 599-600.
Sicras-Mainar, A., Gil, J., Mora, T., Navarro-Artieda, R., Ayma, J."Healthcare use and costs associated with obesity in Badalona, Spain: a study protocol"BMJ Open, 2(1), e000547.
Legido-Quigley, H., Panteli, D., Brusamento, S., Knai, C., Saliba, V., Turk, E., Solé, M., et al."Clinical guidelines in the European Union: Mapping the regulatory basis, development, quality control, implementation and evaluation across member states"Health Policy, 107(2-3), 146-156.


Lafourcade, M., Paluzie, E."European Integration, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), and the Geography of French Trade"Regional Studies, 45(4), 419-439, PII 924321419.
Gil, J., Mora, T."The determinants of misreporting weight and height: The role of social norms"Economics & Human Biology, 9(1), 78-91.
Costa-Font, J., Gemmill, M., Rubert, G."Biases in the healthcare luxury good hypothesis?: a meta-regression analysis"Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A-Statistics in Society, 174, 95-107.
Estevez, Kristian"Nutritional efficiency wages and child labor"Economic Modelling, 28(4), 1793-1801.
Costa-Font, J., Costa-Font, M."Explaining Optimistic Old Age Disability and Longevity Expectations"Social Indicators Research, 104(3), 533-544.
Costa-Font, J., Hernández-Quevedo, C., McGuire, A."Persistence despite action? Measuring the patterns of health inequality in England (1997-2007)"Health policy, 103(2-3), 149-59.
Costa-Font, Joan"Behavioural Welfare Economics: Does 'Behavioural Optimality' Matter?"Cesifo Economic Studies, 57(4), 551-559.
Costa-Font, J., Gemmill Toyama, M."Does cost sharing really reduce inappropriate prescriptions among the elderly?Health policy, 101(2), 195-208.
Costa-Font, J., Salvador-Carulla, L., Cabases, JM, Alonso, J., McDaid, D."Tackling Neglect and Mental Health Reform in a Devolved System of Welfare Governance"Journal of Social Policy, 40, 295-312, Part: 2.
Gouret, F; Hollard, G. When Kahneman meets Manski: Using dual systems of reasoning to interpret subjective expectations of equity"Journal of Applied Econometrics, 26(3):371-392.
Gouret, F; Hollard, G. Rossignol, S."An empirical analysis of valence in electoral competition" Social Choice and Welfare, 37:309-340.


Costa-Font, J., Fabbri, D., Gil, J."Decomposing cross-country differences in levels of obesity and overweight: Does the social environment matter?"Social Science & Medicine, 70(8), 1185-1193.
Costa-Font, J., Gil, J., Mascarilla, O."Housing Wealth and Housing Decisions in Old Age: Sale and Reversion"Housing Studies, 25(3), 375-395, PII 921694733.
Diaz-Serrano, L.; Stoyanova, A."Mobility and housing satisfaction: an empirical analysis for 12 EU countries"Journal of Economic Geography, 10(5), 661-683.
Solé, M., Rodríguez, M."Disparities in the effect of working conditions on health between immigrant and native-born populations in Spain"Gaceta Sanitaria, 24(2), 145-150.
Breyer, F., Costa-Font, J., Felder, S."Ageing, health, and health care"Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 26(4), 674-690.
Costa-Font, Joan"Family ties and the crowding out of long-term care insurance"Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 26(4), 691-712.
Costa-Font, Joan"Devolution, Diversity and Welfare Reform: Long-term Care in the 'Latin Rim'"Social Policy & Administration 44(4), 481-494.
Banting, K., Costa-Font, J."Decentralization, welfare, and social citizenship in contemporary democracies Introduction"Environment and Planning C-Government and Policy, 28(3), 381-388.
Costa-Font, J."Does devolution lead to regional inequalities in welfare activity?"Environment and Planning C-Government and Policy, 28(3), 435-449.
Salvador-Carulla, L., Costa-Font, J., Cabases, J., McDaid, D., Alonso, J."Evaluating Mental Health Care and Policy in Spain"Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 13(2), 73-86.
Costa-Font, Joan"The Politics of European Union Health Policies"Journal of European Social Policy, 20(2), 170-170.
Bruckner, M.; Ciccone, A."Rain and the Democratic Window of Opportunity"Econometrica, 79(3), 923-947.
Bruckner, M."Natural resource dependence, non-tradables, and economic growth"Journal of Comparative Economics, 38(4), 461-471.
Bruckner, M."Population Size and Civil Conflict Risk: Is there a Causal Link?"Economic Journal, 120(544), 535-550.
Bruckner, M., Gerling, K., Gruener, HP."Wealth inequality and credit markets: evidence from three industrialized countries"Journal of Economic Growth, 15(2), 155-176.
Bruckner, M., Ciccone, A."International Commodity Prices, Growth and the Outbreak of Civil War in Sub-Saharan Africa"Economic Journal, 120, 544, 519-534.


Paluzie, E., Pons, J., Silvestre, J., Tirado, DA"Migrants and market potential in Spain over the twentieth century: a test of the new economic geography"Spanish Economic Review, 11(4), 243-265.
Paluzie, E., Pons, J., Tirado, DA"A test of the market potential equation in Spain"Applied Economics, 41(12), 1487-1493, PII 789138046.
Costa-Font, J., Fabbri, D., Gil, J."Decomposing body mass index gaps between Mediterranean countries: A counterfactual quantile regression analysis"Economics & Human Biology, 7(3), 351-365.
Costa-Font, J., Gil, J."Exploring the pathways of inequality in health, health care access and financing in decentralized Spain"Journal of European Social Policy, 19(5), 446-458.
Stoyanova, A., Díaz-Serrano, L."El impacto diferencial del capital social sobre la salud mental de la poblacion autoctona y los inmigrantes residentes en Cataluna"Gaceta sanitaria, 23(1), 93-9.
Costa-Font, J."Scaling up Health Service Delivery: From Pilot Innovations to Policies and Programmes"International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 24(4), 366-367.
Costa-Font, J., Kanavos, P."For whose benefit is trade in medicines in the European Union?"Trimestre Económico, 76(302), 331-347.
Costa-Font, J., Elvira, D., Mascarilla-Miró, O.'Ageing in Place'? Exploring Elderly People's Housing Preferences in SpainUrban Studies, 46(2), 295-316.
Costa-Font, J., Font, M."Does 'early purchase' improve the willingness to pay for long-term care insurance?"Applied Economics Letters, 16(13), 1301-1305.
Costa-Font, J., Mossialos, E., Rudisill, C."Optimism and the perceptions of new risks"Journal of Risk Research, 12(1), 27-41.


Costa-Font, J., Wittenberg, R., Patxot, C., Comas-Herrera, A, Gori, C., di Maio, A., Pickard, L., Pozzi, A., Rothgang, H."Projecting long-term care expenditure in four European Union member states: The influence of demographic scenarios"Social Indicators Research, 86(2), 303-321.
Martínez-Galarraga, J., Paluzie, E., Pons, J., Tirado-Fabregat, DA"Agglomeration and labour productivity in Spain over the long term"Cliometrica, 2(3), 195-212.
Tirado, DA, Pons, J., Paluzie, E., Silvestre, J."Bargaining over a new welfare state: A model of the regional distribution of New Deal funds"Journal of Economic History, 68(2), 616-616.
Costa-Font, J., Gil, J."Would Socio-Economic Inequalities in Depression Fade Away with Income Transfers?"Journal of Happiness Studies, 9(4), 539-558.
Costa-Font, J., Gil, J."Generational effects and gender height dimorphism in contemporary Spain"Economics & Human Biology, 6(1), 1-18.
Costa-Font, J., Gil, J."What lies behind socio-economic inequalities in obesity in Spain? A decomposition approach"Food Policy, 33(1), 61-73.
Rodríguez, M., Stoyanova, A."Changes in the demand for private medical insurance following a shift in tax incentives"Health Economics, 17(2), 185-202.
Costa-Font, J., García-González, A., Font-Vilalta, M."Relative Income and Attitudes towards Long-Term Care Financing"Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance-Issues and Practice, 33(4), 673-693.
Costa-Font, J., Mladowsky, P."Social capital and the social formation of health-related preferences and behaviours"Health Economics Policy and Law, 3(4), SI, 413-427.
Costa-Font, J., Rudisill, C., Mossialos, E. "Attitudes as an expression of knowledge and "political anchoring": The case of nuclear power in the United Kingdom"Risk Analysis, 28(5), 1273-1287.
Costa-Font, J."Housing assets and the socio-economic determinants of health and disability in old age"Health & Place, 14(3), 478-491.
Costa-Font, J., Jofre-Bonet, M."Is there a 'secession of the wealthy'? Private health insurance uptake and National Health System support"Bulletin of Economic Research, 60(3), 265-287.
Kanavos, P., Costa-Font, J., Seeley, E., Zweimuller, J."Competition in off-patent drug markets: Issues, regulation and evidence"Economic Policy, 55, 500-544.
Costa-Font, J."Who is willing to pay for long-term care insurance in Catalonia?"Health Policy, 86(1), 72-84.
Costa-Font, J., Mossialos, E., Rudisill, C."Are Feelings of Genetically Modified Food Politically Driven?"Risk Management - An International Journal, 10(3), SI, 218-234.
Aspachs-Bracons, O., Clots-Figueras, I., Costa-Font, J., Masella, M."Compulsory language educational policies and identity formation"Journal of the European Economic Association, 6(2-3), 434-444.
Mossialos, E., Costa-Font, J., Rudisill, C."Does organ donation legislation affect individuals' willingness to donate their own or their relative's organs? Evidence from European Union survey data"BMC Health Services Research, 8(4)8
Costa-Font, J., Moscone, F."The impact of decentralization and inter-territorial interactions on Spanish health expenditure"Empiricals Economics, 34(1), 67-184.


Pickard, L., Comas-Herrera, A., Costa-Font, J., Gori, C., di Maio, A., Patxot, C., Pozzi, A., Rothgang, H., Wittenberg, R."Modelling an entitlement to long-term care services for older people in Europe: projections for long-term care expenditure to 2050"Journal of European Social Policy, 17(1), 33-48.
Pons, J., Paluzie, E., Silvestre, J., Tirado, DA"Testing the new economic geography: Migrations and industrial agglomerations in Spain"Journal of Regional Science, 47(2), 289-313.
Gil, J., López-García, MA., Onrubia, J., Patxot, C., Souto, G."A projection model of the contributory pension expenditure of the spanish social security system: 2004-2050"Hacienda Pública Española, 182, 75-114.
Costa-Font, J., Puig-Junoy, J."Institutional change, innovation and regulation failure: evidence from the Spanish drug market"Policy and Politics, 35(4), 701-718.
Gemmill, M., Costa-Font, J., McGuire, A."In search of a corrected prescription drug elasticity estimate: A meta-regression approach"Health Economics, 16(6), 627-643
Costa-Font, J., Kanavos, P., Rovira, J."Determinants of out-of-pocket pharmaceutical expenditure and access to drugs in Catalonia"Applied Economics, 39(4-6), 541-551
Costa-Font, J., Mossialos, E.
Are perceptions of 'risks' and 'benefits' of genetically modified food (in)dependent?
Food Quality and Preference, 18(2), 173-182
Costa-Font, J., Pons-Novell, J.
"Public health expenditure and spatial interactions in a decentralized national health system"Health Economics, 16( 3), 291-306
Costa-Font, J., Kanavos, P."Constrained competition in parallel drug importation: the case of simvastatin in Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom"Gaceta Sanitaria, 21(1), 53-59


Mimondo, A., Rubert, G."The effect of outsourcing on the demand for skills in the Spanish manufacturing industry"Applied Economics Letters, 13(9), 599-604.
Costa-Font, J., Rico, A."Devolution and the interregional inequalities in health and healthcare in Spain"Regional Studies, 40(8), 875-887.
Costa-Font, J., Mascarilla, O., Elvira, D."Means testing and the heterogeneity of housing assets: Funding long-term care in Spain"Social Policy & Administration, 40(5), 543-559.
Costa-Font, J., Rico, A."Vertical competition in the Spanish national health system (NHS)"Public Choice, 128(3-4), 477-498.
Comas-Herrera, A., Wittenberg, R., Costa-Font, J., Gori, C., di Maio, A., Patxot, C. et al."Future long-term care expenditure in Germany, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom"Ageing & Society, 26, 285-302.

COSTA-I-FONT, J “Simultaneity, asymmetric devolution and economic incentives in Spanish regional elections” Regional and federal studies, 19 (1). pp. 165-184
COSTA-I-FONT, J “Factores que influyen en el Gasto Sanitario” Jano, 1731:33-37
COSTA-I-FONT, J “Do Incentives, Complexity and the demand for Leisure explain Caesarean-Section Deliveries?” International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 36 No. 9
COSTA-I-FONT, J ; LOPEZ-CASANOVAS, G; McDAID, D “Decentralisation and Management Autonomy? Evidence from the Catalonian Hospital Sector in a Decentralised Spain” International Public Management Review 10(2): 103-119
COSTA-I-FONT, J; COSTA, M “Does ‘early purchase’ improve the willingness to pay for long-term care insurance?” Applied Economics Letters 16:13, 1301-1305
COSTA-I-FONT, J; COSTA, M “Heterogeneous ‘Adaptation’ and ‘Income Effects’ across Self-Reported Health Distribution?” Journal of Socio-Economics 38(4): 574-580.
COSTA-I-FONT, J; FONT-VILALTA, M “Risk Perceptions, Myopia and the Willingness to Pay for Long Term Care Insurance in Catalonia” Applied Economics Letters, 16(3): 1301 – 1305
COSTA-I-FONT, J; GARCIA,J “Risk Attitudes and the Demand for Private Health Insurance: The importance of ‘Captive Preferences’” Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics 80(4); 499-521
COSTA-I-FONT, J; KANAVOS, P “¿A quien beneficia el comercio paralelo de medicamentos en la Unión Europea?” El Trimestre Económico 76(2): 331-347
COSTA-I-FONT, J; MOSSIALOS, E; RUDISILL, C “When is the Internet a valued communication device for health information in Europe?” Economics of Innovation and New Technology 18(5): 429-445
COSTA-I-FONT, MOSSIALOS, E; RUDISILL, C “Optimism and the perceptions of new risks,” Journal of Risk Research, 2009, 12(1): 27-41.
COSTA-I-FONT; CABASES HITA, J; ALONSO, J; SALVADOR-CARULLA, L “New and old challenges in the reform of mental health systems in Spain” Eurohealth , 14(4): 14-18.
GARCIA, A “El copagament en el sistema de serveis socials català. Criteris en la fixació de barems” Quaderns d’Acció Social i Ciutadania, 4: 59-61
GIL, J; COSTA-I-FONT, J; FABBRI,D “Decomposing Body Mass Index Gaps Between Mediterranean Countries: A Counterfactual Quantile Regression Analysis”. Economics and Human Biology (Dec. 2009), 7(3) 351–365
GIL,J; COSTA-I-FONT, J “Exploring the Pathways of Inequality in Health, Health Care Access and Financing in Decentralised Spain,” Journal of European Social Policy, 2009, 19 (5) 446-458
MASCARILLA, O “La ineficacia de los estados en la corrección de los fallos del mercado mundial” Cuadernos de Economía. Vol. 32, Núm. 88, enero-abril, 2009, págs. 063-080
MASCARILLA, O “The commodity markets” Paradigmes –Innovació, Universitats i Empresa: Generalitat de Catalunya , núm. 2 pp: 25-34
MASCARILLA, O; COSTA-I-FONT, J “La hipoteca inversa com a instrument de finançament de la vellesa a Catalunya” Quaderns d’Acció Social i Ciutadania: revista d’informació, análisis i investigación socials 4:70-77
MASCARILLA, O; COSTA-I-FONT, J; ELVIRA, D “ ‘Ageing in Place’? An Examination of Elderly people housing preferences in Spain”, Urban Studies, 2009, 46(2) 295–316.
PALUZIE, E; PONS, J; SILVESTRE, J; TIRADO, D.A “Migrants and market potential in Spain over the twentieth century: a test of the new economic geography”, Spanish Economic Review, Volume 11, Number 4
PALUZIE,E; PONS,J; TIRADO, D.A “A test of the market potential equation en Spain” Applied Economics, 41, pp. 1487-1493
STOYANOVA, A; DIAZ-SERRANO, L “Mobility and Housing Satisfaction: An Empirical Analysis for Twelve EU Countries” Journal of Economic Geography
STOYANOVA, A; DIAZ-SERRANO, L “El impacto diferencial del capital social sobre la salud mental de la población autóctona y los inmigrantes residentes en Cataluña” Gaceta Sanitaria; 23:93-99


COSTA-I-FONT, J; RUDISILL, C; MOSSIALOS, E ‘Attitudes as an expression of knowledge and “political anchoring”: the case of nuclear power in the United Kingdom.’ Risk Analysis. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 28 (5). pp. 1273-1288.
COSTA-I-FONT, J; JOFRE-BONET, M ‘Is there a secession of the wealthy? Private health insurance uptake and National Health system support’ . Bulletin of economic research. John Wiley and Sons, 60 (3). pp. 265-287.
COSTA-I-FONT, J ‘Housing assets and the socio-economic determinants of health and disability in old age’. Health & Place 14, no. 3 (2008), pp. 478-491.
COSTA-I-FONT, J ’On risk, attitudes and behaviour’. Risk management 10, no. 3 pp. 153-155
COSTA-I-FONT, J; KANAVOS , P; SEELY, E ‘Competition in off-patent drug markets: issues, regulation and evidence.’ Economic policy 23, no. 55 , p. 499.
COSTA-I-FONT, J; ASPACHS, O; CLOTS-FIGUERES, I; MASSELLA, P ‘Compulsory language educational policies and identity formation.’ Journal of European Economic Association 6, no. 2-3 (2008), pp. 434-444.
COSTA-I-FONT, J ; MOSCONE, F ‘The impact of decentralization and interterritorial interactions on Spanish health expenditure.’ Empirical Economics 34, no. 1
(2008), pp. 167-184.
COSTA-I-FONT, J; ROVIRA-FORMS, J; ‘Who is willing to pay for long-term care insurance in Catalonia?’ Health Policy 84, no. 1 (2008), pp. 72-84.
COSTA-I-FONT, J, GARCIA, A ”Un model mixt de finançament dels serveis socials”, Quaderns d’Acció Social i Ciutadania, núm.1, pp. 42-44
COSTA-I-FONT, J; FONT-VILALTA, M, GARCIA, A ‘Relative Income and Attitudes towards Long Term care Financing’. Geneva Papers of Risk and Insurance, 2008, 33 (4): 673-693(21).
COSTA-I-FONT, J; GIL J ‘Una Exploración de las Desigualdades Socioeconómicas en Morbilidad en España’. Cuadernos Económicos del ICE no. 75
(Juny 2008): 43-63.
COSTA-I-FONT, J; GIL, J ‘What lies behind socio-economic inequalities in obesity in Spain?’. A decomposition approach. Food Policy, 33(1) (Feb. 2008): 61-73.
COSTA-I-FONT, J; GIL, J ‘Generational Effects and Gender Height Dimorphism in Contemporary Spain’. Economics and Human Biology, vol. 6(1) (March 2008): 1-18.
COSTA-I-FONT, J; GIL, J ‘Would Socio-Economic Inequalities in Depression Fade Away with Income Transfers?’ Journal of Happiness Studies, vol. 9(4): 539-558.
GARCIA, ANNA ‘El copagament en el sistema de serveis socials catala. Criteris en la fixació de barems” Quaderns d’Acció Social i Ciutadania.
GOURET, F; BIGNEBAT, C ‘Determinants and consequences of soft budget constraints : An empirical analysis using enterprise-level data in transition countries’, Economics of Transition, 16(3), pp.503-535.
MASCARILLA, O ‘La riqueza inmobiliaria y el diseño de políticas sociales’. Revista de Estudios Sociales – Zerbitzuan. ISNN 1134-7147. Gobierno Vasco.
MASCARILLA, O ‘Agglomeration of firma into Technological Districts: the case of 22@ Project in Barcelona’. Cuadernos de Economía. Vol 31, nº 85 enero-abril 2008.
PALUZIE, E; PONS, J; TIRADO, D.A; MARTINEZ, J ‘Agglomeration and labour productivity in Spain over the long term’ ,Cliometrica, Vol. 2 (3), 195-212.
PALUZIE, E ‘Finançament insuficient i dèficit fiscal creixent: el taló d’Aquil·lees del Sistema català de serveis socials.’ Quadrens d’Acció Social i Ciutadania
PATXOT, C;SOUTO, G; MORAL ‘La sostenibilidad del sistema de pensiones de la Seguridad Social en España: Una primera aproximación a partir de la MCVL’
Revista de Economia Aplicada, Número E-1 (vol. XVI), 2008, pàgs. 29 a 66.
PETRIVA STOYANOVA, A; RODRIGUEZ, M ‘Changes in the demand for private medical insurance following a shift in tax incentives’, Health Economics 2008,17, 185-202.
PETRIVA STOYANOVA, A; RODRIGUEZ, M; PINILLA, J ‘El mapa por edades de las desigualdades en salud y utilización de servicios sanitarios en España’ ,Cuadernos ICE 2008, 75: 21-42
PETRIVA STOYANOVA, A; PINILLA, J ‘Nuevas reformas de organización empresarial en el mercado español de servicios dentales’, Revista de Administración Sanitaria 2008, 6(2): 339-356.
PONS, J; TIRADO, D.A ‘Los determinantes de la desigualdad económica regional en España’. Información Comercial Española. Revista de Economía, 842, 195-216.
RUBERT, G; MINONDO, A ‘El efecto del outsourcing de la industria manufacturera española en su demanda relativa de trabajadores cualificados (1986-94)’ Economia Industrial


COSTA-I-FONT, J; PUIG-JUNOY,J “Institutional Change, Innovation and Regulation Failure: Evidence from the Spanish Drug Market,” Policy and Politics, 35(4): 701-718.
COSTA-I-FONT, J; ROVIRA, J; KANAVOS, P “Determinants of out-of-pocket pharmaceutical expenditure and access to drugs in Catalonia”. Applied Economics, Volume 39, Issue 5 March 2007 , pages 541 – 551
COSTA-I-FONT, J; MOSSIALOS, E “Are perceptions of risk and benefits of genetically modified food independent?” Food Quality and Preference, 18 (2), 173-182.
COSTA-I-FONT, J; KANAVOS, J “Importaciones paralelas de medicamentos: el caso de la Simvastaina en Alemania, Holanda y el Reino Unido”.Gaceta Sanitaria,
COSTA-I-FONT, J; RUBERT, G “¿Es la globalización económica perjudicial para la salud?”. Comercio Exterior.
COSTA-I-FONT, J; PONS, J “Public health expenditure and spatial interactions in a decentralized National Health System” Health Economics, 16, 291-306
COSTA-I-FONT, J; GEMMILL, M; MCGUIRE, A “In search of a corrected prescription drug elasticity estimate: a meta-regression approach”. Health Economics, 16(6): 627-643
COSTA-I-FONT, J; GARCIA, A “Long-term care reform in Spain” Eurohealth, 2007, 3 (1): 20-22
COSTA-I-FONT, J; KANAVOS, P; MCGUIRE, A “Product differentiation, competition and regulation of new drugs: the case of statins in four European countries”. Managerial and Decision Economics
COSTA-I-FONT, J; GEMMIL, M; KANAVOS, P “Insurance coverage and the heterogenity of health and drug spending in the United States” Geneva Papers of Risk and Insurance, 31:669-691
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COSTA-I-FONT, J; MASSIALOS, E “The public as a limit to technology transfer: The influence of knowledge and beliefs in attitudes towards biotechnology in UK”. Journal of Technology Transfer, 31: 629-645
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