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  • Garcia-Milà, Teresa; García Montalvo, José (2013)
    In this paper we present a new approach to measure the effect of infrastructures on firms’ location. We use fixed size rectangles around the roads as the unit of analysis instead of the traditional approach based on ...
  • Gómez Puig, Marta; García Montalvo, José (1994)
    This paper presents an analysis of the credibility of the EMS currencies that covers the period before and after the increase in the bands of fluctuation. Our credibility indicator is based on the inferred probabilities ...
  • García Montalvo, José; Reynal-Querol, Marta (2004)
    This paper analyzes the relationship between ethnic fractionalization, polarization, and conflict. In recent years many authors have found empirical evidence that ethnic fractionalization has a negative effect on growth. ...
  • García Montalvo, José; Reynal-Querol, Marta (2001)
    The World Health Organization estimates that 300 million clinical cases of malaria occur annually and observed that during the 80's and part of the 90's its incidence increased. In this paper we explore the influence of ...
  • Bosch-Domènech, Antoni; García Montalvo, José; Nagel, Rosemarie; Satorra, Albert (2004)
    This paper introduces a mixture model based on the beta distribution, without preestablished means and variances, to analyze a large set of Beauty-Contest data obtained from diverse groups of experiments (Bosch-Domenech ...
  • Serneels, Pieter; Lindelow, Magnus; García Montalvo, José; Barr, Abigail (2006)
    Geographical imbalances in the health workforce have been a consistent feature of nearly all health systems, and especially in developing countries. In this paper we investigate the willingness to work in a rural area among ...
  • Nagel, Rosemarie; Bosch-Domènech, Antoni; Satorra, Albert; García Montalvo, José (1999)
    "Beauty-contest" is a game in which participants have to choose, typically, a number in [0,100], the winner being the person whose number is closest to a proportion of the average of all chosen numbers. We describe and ...
  • Djankov, Simeon; García Montalvo, José; Reynal-Querol, Marta (2005)
    Foreign aid provides a windfall of resources to recipient countries and may result in the same rent seeking behavior as documented in the “curse of natural resources” literature. In this paper we discuss this effect and ...
  • Akin, Özlem; García Montalvo, José; Garcia Villar, Jaume, 1956-; Peydró, José-Luis; Raya, Josep M. (2014)
    We analyze the determinants of real estate and credit bubbles using a unique borrower-lender matched dataset on mortgage loans in Spain. The dataset contain real estate credit and price conditions (loan principal and spread, ...
  • Azmat, Ghazala; García Montalvo, José (2012)
    This paper studies the determinants of school choice, focusing on the role of information. We consider how parents' search efforts and their capacity to process information (i.e., to correctly assess schools) affect the ...
  • García Montalvo, José (2006)
    Economists have recently turned their attention to the effects of terrorism. One much debated effect of terrorist attacks is its impact on the results of democratic elections. We use the electoral consequences of the ...
  • García Montalvo, José; Reynal-Querol, Marta (2002)
    This paper ia an attempt to clarify the relationship between fractionalization, polarization and conflict. The literature on the measurement of ethnic diversity has taken as given that the proper measure for heterogeneity ...

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