Refereed Journals (JCR)

The Annals of Regional ScienceGianelle, Carlo; Guzzo, Fabrizio; Barbero, Javier; Salotti, Simone (2024).
The governance of regional innovation policy and its economic implications
The Annals of Regional Science. 72: 1231–1254.
Socio-Economic Planning SciencesZofío, José L.; Aparicio, Juan; Barbero, Javier; Zabala-Iturriagagoitia, Jon Mikel. (2024). Benchmarking performance through efficiency analysis trees: Improvement strategies for colombian higher education institutions. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences. 92(101845): 1-15.
Research PolicyBarbero, Javier; Diukanova, Olga; Gianelle, Carlo; Salotti, Simone; Santoalha, Artur (2024).
Technologically related diversification: One size does not fit all European regions
Research Policy, 53(3) (104973): 1-13
Spatial Economic AnalysisBarbero, Javier; Christou, Tryfonas; Crucitti, Francesca; García Rodríguez, Abián; Lazarou Nicholas-Joseph, Monfort, Philippe; Salotti, Simone (2024).
A spatial macroeconomic analysis of the equity-efficiency trade-off of the European cohesion policy
Spatial Economic Analysis, Forthcoming.
Regional Studies
Barbero, Javier; Conte, Andrea; Crucitti, Francesca; Lazarou, Nicholas-Joseph; Sakkas, Stylianos; and Salotti, Simone (2024)
The impact of the recovery fund on EU regions: a spatial general equilibrium analysis
Regional Studies, 58(2): 336-349
Industry and InnovationSantos, Anabela; Barbero, Javier; Salotti, Simone; Diukanova, Olga; Pontikakis, Dimitrios (2023).
On the road to regional ‘Competitive Environmental Sustainability’: the role of the European structural funds.
Industry and Innovation. 30(7): 801-823.
Socio-Economic Planning SciencesBarbero, Javier, & Zofío, José L. (2023).
The measurement of profit, profitability, cost and revenue efficiency through data envelopment analysis: A comparison of models using BenchmarkingEconomicEfficiency.jl.
Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 89(101656): 1-18.
Economic ModellingMarques Santos, Anabela; Barbero, Javier; Salotti, Simone; Conte, Andrea (2023).
Job creation and destruction in the digital age: Assessing heterogeneous effects across European Union countries.
Economic Modelling. 126(106405): 1-12.
Journal of Regional SciencePersyn, Damiaan; Barbero, Javier; Díaz-Lanchas, Jorge; Lecca, Patrizio; Mandras, Giovanni; Salotti, Simone (2023).
The ripple effects of large-scale transport infrastructure investment
Journal of Regional Science. 63(4): 755-792.
Technological Forecasting & Social ChangeZofio, José Luis; Aparicio, Juan; Barbero, Javier; Zabala-Iturriagagoitia, Jon Mikel (2023). The influence of bottlenecks on innovation systems performance: Put the slowest climber first.
Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 193(122607): 1-15.
Journal of Common Market StudiesBarbero, Javier; Christensen, Martin; Conte, Andrea; Lecca, Patrizio; Rodríguez-Pose, Andrés; and Salotti Simone (2023)
Improving Government Quality in the Regions of the EU and its System-Wide Benefits for Cohesion Policy
Journal of Common Market Studies, 61(1): 38-57.
The Annals of Regional ScienceBarbero, Javier; and Rodríguez-Crespo, Ernesto (2022)
Technological, institutional, and geographical peripheries: regional development and risk of poverty in the European regions
The Annals of Regional Science, 69, 311-332.
Regional StudiesBarbero, Javier; Diukanova, Olga; Gianelle, Carlo; Salotti, Simone; Santoalha, Artur (2022).
Economic modelling to evaluate Smart Specialisation: an analysis of research and innovation targets in Southern Europe
Regional Studies, 56(9), 1496-1509.
Transport PolicyPersyn, Damiaan; Díaz-Lanchas, Jorge and Barbero, Javier (2022)
Estimating road transport costs between and within European Union regions
Transport Policy, Volume 124, 33-42.
TechnovationBarbero, Javier; Zabala-Iturriagagoitia, Jon Mikel; Zofío, José L. (2021).
Is more always better? On the relevance of decreasing returns to scale on innovation
Technovation, Volume 107 (102314), 1-15.
Regional StudiesBarbero, Javier; Mandras, Giovanni; Rodríguez-Crespo, Ernesto; and Rodríguez-Pose, Andrés (2021).
Quality of government and regional trade: evidence from European Union regions
Regional Studies, 55(7), 1240-1251.
Regional StudiesMieszkowski, Krzysztof and Barbero, Javier (2021)
Territorial patterns of R&D+I grants supporting Smart Specialisation projects funded from the ESIF in Poland
Regional Studies, Volume 55(3), 390-401.
Telecommunications PolicyAbeliansky, Ana Lucia; Barbero, Javier and Rodriguez-Crespo, Ernesto (2021)
ICTs quality and quantity and the margins of trade
Telecommunications Policy, Volume 45 (1), 102056.
Computers & Operations ResearchBalk, Bert M.; Barbero, Javier and Zofío, José L. (2020)
A toolbox for calculating and decomposing Total Factor Productivity indices
Computers & Operations Research, Volume 115 (104853), 1-23.
Journal of Statistical SoftwareÁlvarez, Inmaculada C.; Barbero, Javier and Zofío, José L. (2020)
A Data Envelopment Analysis Toolbox for MATLAB
Journal of Statistical Software, Volume 91 (3), 1-49.
The World EconomyBarbero, Javier and Rodriguez-Crespo, Ernesto. (2018)
The effect of broadband on European Union trade: A regional spatial approach
The World Economy, Volume 41 (11), 2895-2913.
Research EvaluationEdquist, Charles; Zabala-Iturriagagoitia, Jon Mikel; Barbero, Javier and Zofío, José L., (2018)
On the meaning of innovation performance: Is the synthetic indicator of the Innovation Union Scoreboard flawed?
Research Evaluation, Volume 27(3), 196–211.
Regional Science & Urban EconomicsBarbero, Javier.; Behrens, Kristian and Zofío, José L., (2018)
Industry location and wages: The role of market size and accessibility in trading networks
Regional Science and Urban Economics, Volume 71, pp. 1-24.
World DevelopmentÁlvarez, Inmaculada C.; Barbero, Javier; Rodríguez-Pose, Andrés and Zofío, José L., (2018)
Does Institutional Quality Matter for Trade? Institutional Conditions in a Sectoral Trade Framework
World Development, Volume 103, pp. 72-87.
Aparicio, Juan; Barbero, Javier; Kapelko, Magdalena; Pastor, Jesús T. and Zofío, José L., (2017)
Testing the consistency and feasibility of the standard Malmquist-Luenberger index: Environmental productivity in world air emissions
Journal of Environmental Management, Volume 196, pp 148-160.
Journal of Statistical SoftwareÁlvarez, Inmaculada C.; Barbero, Javier and Zofío, José L, (2017)
A Panel Data Toolbox for MATLAB.
Journal of Statistical Software. Volume 76, Issue 6, pp 1-27.
Transportation Research Part AÁlvarez, Inmaculada C., Barbero, Javier, and Zofío, José L. (2016).
A spatial autoregressive panel model to analyze road network spillovers on production.
Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 93(C), pages 83-92.
Networks & Spatial EconomicsBarbero, Javier and Zofío, José L (2016)
The Multiregional Core-periphery Model: The Role of the Spatial Topology.
Networks and Spatial Economics, Springer US, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 469–496.
Applied EconomicsÁlvarez, Inmaculada C. and Barbero, Javier, (2016)
The Public Sector and Convergence with Spatial Interdependence: Empirical Evidence from Spain.
Applied Economics. Volume 48, Issue 24, Pages 2238-2252.

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Lecca, P., Barbero, J., Christensen, M., Conte, A., Di Comite, F., Diaz-Lanchas, J., Diukanova, O., Mandras, G., Persyn, D. and Sakkas, S. (2018), RHOMOLO V3: A Spatial Modelling Framework, EUR 29229 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2018, ISBN 978-92-79-85886-4, doi:10.2760/671622, JRC111861.