Economics and Business Letters

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Forthcoming Issues


The second issue of 2014 is devoted to "The Economics of Cultural Industries", with Victor Fernandez-Blanco and Juan Prieto-Rodriguez as Guest Editors. The issue will be published by end-September.

The third issue of 2014 is dedicated to "Inequality and the Great Recession", with Lucio Esposito as Guest Editor.

Posted: 2014-05-20

Call for Papers - Special Issue "Advances in Regional Forecasting"


Advances in Regional Forecasting (December 2014, Vol 3, Issue 4)

  • Editors in charge: Roberto Patuelli (University of Bologna) and Matias Mayor (University of Oviedo) 
  • Paper submission deadline: September 10, 2014
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Vol 3, No 1 (2014): March - Special Issue: Modelling Issues in Applied Efficiency Analysis

Table of Contents

Special Section

Introduction PDF
Antonio Alvarez
A selection of relevant issues in applied stochastic frontier analysis PDF
Antonio Alvarez, Carlos Arias
Modeling issues in applied efficiency analysis: agriculture PDF
Giannis Karagiannis
Applied efficiency analysis in education PDF
Shawna Grosskopf, Kathy Hayes, Lori L. Taylor
Improving the "usefulness" of stochastic frontier analysis for health care PDF
Gary D. Ferrier
Applications of the stochastic frontier approach in the analysis of energy issues PDF
Massimo Filippini, Luis Orea
Frontier models for evaluating environmental efficiency: an overview PDF
Alfons Oude Lansink, Alan Wall
Stochastic frontiers, productivity effects and development projects PDF
Boris E. Bravo-Ureta


Obesity and happiness: does gender matter? PDF
Ehsan Latif
Family-owned and non family-owned SMEs: empirical evidence of survival determinants PDF
Paulo Maçãs Nunes, Zélia Serrasqueiro, Jacinto Vidigal da Silva