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Innovation and Incentives

Catalina Martínez, Sarah Parlane (2023), Academic scientists in corporate R&D: a theoretical model, Research Policy.

Gerard Llobet, Jorge Padilla (2022). A Theory of Socially-Inefficient Patent Holdout, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy.

Gerard Llobet, Jorge Padilla (2022). Royalty Stacking and Validity Challenges: The Inverse Cournot Effect, Journal of Industrial Economics.

Catalina Martínez, Celia Torrecillas (2022). Patterns of specialisation by country and sector in olive applications, Technology in Society, Volume 70,

Adelheid Holl, Ilaria Mariotti (2021). An empirical study of drivers for the adoption of logistics innovation, Industry and Innovation,

Catalina Martinez, Valerio Sterzi (2021). The impact of the abolishment of the professors’ privilege on European university-owned patents, Industry and Innovation, 28:3, 247-282,

Adelheid Holl (2021). The regional environment and firms’ commitment to innovation: empirical evidence from Spain, Economics of Innovation and New Technology,

Laura Cruz-Castro, Catalina Martínez, Cristina Peñasco, Luis Sanz-Menéndez (2020). The classification of public research organizations: taxonomical explorations, Research Evaluation, 29,

Energy and Environment

David Andrés-Cerezo, Natalia Fabra (2023), Storing power: market structure matters, Rand Journal of Economics. 

Natalia Fabra and Juan Pablo Montero (2022). Technology Neutral versus Technology Specific Procurement, The Economic JournalForthcoming.

Natalia Fabra, N., Olimpia Bover, Sandra García-Uribe, Aitor Lacuesta and Roberto Ramos (2022). Firms and Households during the Pandemic: What do we Learn from their Electricity Consumption? The Energy Journal.

Natalia Fabra, Gerard Llobet (2022). Auctions with Privately Known Capacities, The Economic Journal.

Natalia Fabra, Imelda (2022). Market Power and Price Exposure: Learning from Changes in Renewables Regulation, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.

Natalia Fabra, Massimo Motta, Martin Peitz (2022). Learning from electricity markets: How to design a resilience strategy, Energy Policy, Volume 168, 113116,

Natalia Fabra, Aitor Lacuesta, Mateus Souza (2022). The implicit cost of carbon abatement during the Covid-19 pandemic, European Economic Review, Volume 147, 104165,

Natalia Fabra, Xavier Labandeira (2021). The economics of the energy transition, SERIEs.

Natalia Fabra (2021). The energy transition: An industrial economics perspective, International Journal of Industrial Organization,

Natalia Fabra, David Rapson, Mar Reguant, Jingyuan Wang (2021). Estimating the Elasticity to Real Time Pricing: Evidence from the Spanish Electricity Market, American Economic Association Papers & Proceedings, 111, 425-29.

Christoph P. Kiefer, Pablo del Río, Javier Carrillo-Hermosilla (2021). On the contribution of eco‐innovation features to a circular economy: A microlevel quantitative approach. Business Strategy and the Environment 30(4), 1531-1547

Pablo del Río, Christoph P. Kiefer (2021). Analysing patterns and trends in auctions for renewable electricity. Energy for Sustainable Development 62, 195-213,

Pablo del Río, Christoph Kiefer, Javier Carrillo-Hermosilla, Totti Könnola (2021). The Circular Economy: Economic, managerial and policy implications. Springer International. Nueva York. 10.1007/978-3-030-74792-3.

Christoph Kiefer, Natalia Caldés, Pablo del Río (2021). Will dispatchability be a main driver to the European Union cooperation mechanisms for concentrated solar power?, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy 16(1), 42-54,

Pere Mir-Artigues, Pablo del Río (2021). Prosumers’ Behavior under a Regulation That Encourages Strict Self-Sufficiency. The Case of Spanish Photovoltaic Micro-Generation. Energies 2021, 14(4), 1114,

Alejandro Caparrós, Jean-Christophe Pereau (2021). Inefficient Coasean Negotiations Over Emissions and Transfers. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Vol. 189, 359-378.

Xueying Bian, Natalia Fabra (2020). Incentives for Information Provision: Energy Efficiency in the Spanish Rental Market. Energy Economics, Vol. 90, 2020, 104813.

Alejandro Caparrós, Michael Finus (2020). Public Good Agreements under the Weakest-link Technology. Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2020:1-28. DOI: 10.1111/jpet.12426.

Christoph P. Kiefer, Pablo del Río (2020). Analysing the barriers and drivers to concentrating solar power in the European Union. Policy implications. Journal of Cleaner Production 251, 119400,

Richard Thonig, Pablo del Río, Christoph Kiefer, Lara Lázaro Touza, Gonzalo Escribano, Yolanda Lechón, Leonhard Späth, Ingo Wolf, Johan Lilliestam (2020). Does ideology influence the ambition level of climate and renewable energy policy? Insights from four European countries, Energy Sources, Part B:  Economics, Planning, and Policy 16(1), 4-22

Javier Bueno, Desiderio Romero-Jordán, Pablo del Río (2020). Analysing the Drivers of Electricity Demand in Spain after the Economic Crisis. Energies 2020, 13(20),  5336,

Imelda (2020). Cooking that Kills: Cleaner Energy, Indoor Air Pollution, and Health. Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 147, 2020, 102548.

Catalina Martínez, Victoria Moreno, Ángela Ribeiro (2020). CSIC interdisciplinary thematic platform to address the challenge of urban mobility: PTI Mobility 2030. Boletín Español del Carbón, 58. 

Competition and Markets

Heski Bar-Isaac, Guillermo Caruana, Vicente Cuñat (2022). Targeted Product Design. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, ISSN 1945-7669 (In Press)

Natalia Fabra, Juan-Pablo Montero (2021). Product Lines and Price Discrimination in Markets with Information Frictions. Management Science.

Vilen Lipatov, Damien Neven, Georges Siotis (2021). Preempting the entry of near perfect substitutes, Journal of Competition Law & Economics, Volume 17, Issue 1, March 2021, Pages 194–210,

Teodosio Pérez-Amaral, Angel Valarezo, Rafael López, Teresa Garín-Muñoz (2021). Digital divides across consumers of internet services in Spain using panel data 2007–2019. Narrowing or not?, Telecommunications Policy, 45:2, 102093,

Teresa Garín-Muñoz, Teodisio Pérez-Amaral, Rafael López (2020). Consumer engagement in e-Tourism: Micro-panel data models for the case of Spain. Tourism Economics26(6), 853–872.

Juan José Ganuza, Gerard Llobet (2020). The simple economics of white elephants, Mathematical Social Sciences, July 2020, 91-100,

Angel Valarezo, Rafael López, Teodosio Pérez-Amaral (2020). Adoption of E-Commerce by Individuals and Digital-Divide, in Chapter 4 of Applied Economics in the Digital Era. Essays in Honor of Gary Madden, J. Alleman, P. Rappoport and M. Hamoudia (eds), Palgrave Macmillan (ISBN 978-3-030-40600-4), Pages 103-134.

Teodosio Pérez-Amaral, Angel Valarezo, Rafael López, Teresa Garín-Muñoz, Iñigo Herguero (2020). E-commerce by individuals in Spain using panel data 2008-2016, Telecommunications Policy, 44:4, 101888,

Teresa Garín-Muñoz, Teodosio Pérez-Amaral, Rafael López (2020). Consumer engagement in e-Tourism: Micro-panel data models for the case of Spain, Tourism Economics, 26, 853-872,

Damien Neven, Georges Siotis (2020). Dominance and Market Definition in the Pharmaceutical Industry Following the ECJ Paroxetine Judgment, Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, Volume 11, Issue 3-4, March-April 2020, Pages 194–198,

Teresa Garín-Muñoz, Rafael López, Teodosio Pérez-Amaral, Iñigo Herguera, Angel Valarezo (2019). Models for individual adoption of eCommerce, eBanking, and eGovernment in Spain, Telecommunications Policy, Volume 43, Issue 1, 100-111, ISSN 0308-5961,

Innovation and Incentives

Gerard Llobet, Damien Neven (2022). Investment and Patent Licensing in the Value Chain, CEPR Press Discussion Paper No. 17405.

Gerard Llobet, Jorge Padilla (2021). A Theory of Socially-Inefficient Patent Holdout, cemfi Working Paper.

Adelheid Holl, Ruth Rama (2021). Las PYMES de Madrid: Grado de innovación y percepción empresarial del potencial de los Organismos Públicos de Investigación. Instituto de Políticas y Bienes Públicos (IPP) CSIC, Working Paper. 2021-01.

Adelheid Holl, Bettina Peters, Christian Rammer (2020). Local knowledge spillovers and innovation persistence of firms, ZEW-Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper, 20-005.

Energy and Environment

Natalia Fabra, Eduardo Gutiérrez, Aitor Lacuesta, Roberto Ramos (2023), Do Renewables Create Local Jobs?, CEPR Discussion Paper 17206.

Michael Cahana, Natalia Fabra, Mar Reguant,  Jingyuan Wang (2022), The Distributional Impacts of Real Time Pricing,  CEPR Discussion Paper 17200.

Natalia Fabra (2022), Electricity Markets in Transition: A proposal for reforming European electricity markets, CEPR Discussion Paper 17689.

Natalia Fabra, Juan Pablo Montero (2022). Technology-Neutral vs. Technology-Specific Procurement, CEPR Discussion Papers 15554.

Natalia Fabra, Aitor Lacuesta, Mateus Souza (2021). The implicit cost of carbon abatement during the Covid-19 pandemic, EEL Discussion Paper 109.

Alejandro Caparrós (2020). Pledge and implement bargaining in the Paris Agreement on climate change. Instituto de Políticas y Bienes Públicos (IPP) CSIC, Working Paper. 2020-03.

Anjali P. Verma and Imelda (2020). Clean Energy Access: Gender Disparity, Health, and Labor Supply, EEL Discussion Paper 103.

Natalia Fabra, Massimo Motta, Martin Peitz (2020). Preparing for the next crisis: How to secure the supply of essential goods and services, CEPR Policy Insight 106.

Olympia Bover, Natalia Fabra, Sandra García-Uribe, Aitor Lacuesta, Roberto Ramos (2020). Firms and Households during the Pandemic: What do we learn from their electricity consumption?, Banco de España, Documentos Ocasionales Nº 2031.

Natalia Fabra, Juan Pablo Montero (2020). Technology-Neutral vs. Technology-Specific Procurement, CEPR Discussion Papers 15554.

Competition and Markets

Iñigo Herguera (2021). Competencia y regulación de (algunas) plataformas digitales en la UE, FEDEA, Documentos de Trabajo no. 2021-10, Madrid.

Georges Siotis, Carmine Ornaghi, Micael Castanheira De Moura (2020). Market Definition and Competition Policy Enforcement in the Pharmaceutical Industry, CEPR Discussion Paper 14035 & Working Papers ECARES 2020-49, ULB — Universite Libre de Bruxelles.