Selected publications



Sartal, A., González-Loureiro, M., & Vázquez, X. H. (2020). Meta-analyses in management: What can we learn from clinical research? BRQ Business Research Quarterly.

Pardo, J. E., Mejías, A., & Sartal, A. (2020). Assessing the Importance of Biomass-Based Heating Systems for More Sustainable Buildings: A Case Study Based in SpainEnergies, 13(5), 1025.

Sartal, A., Ozcelik, N., & Rodríguez, M. (2020). Bringing the circular economy closer to small and medium enterprises: Improving water circularity without damaging plant productivityJournal of Cleaner Production, 120363.

Groba, C., Sartal, A., & Bergantiño, G. (2020). Optimization of tuna fishing logistic routes through information sharing policies: A game theory-based approachMarine Policy, 113, 103795.

Sartal, A., Rodríguez, M., & Vázquez, X.H. (2020). From efficiency-driven to low-carbon operations management: Implications for labor produtivity. Journal of Operations Management, 66(3), 310– 325.


Sartal, A., Carou, D., & Davim, J. P. (2020). Enabling Technologies for the Successful Deployment of Industry 4.0.  Boca Raton: CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group).

Vázquez, X. H., & Arocena, P. (2020). Ránking ARDÁN de Empresas Inteligentes de Galicia 2019. Consorcio de la Zona Franca de Vigo (Ed.). (ISBN: 978-84-87887-95-6).




Blázquez, J., Manzano, B., Hunt, L., & Pierru, A. (2019). The value of saving oil in Saudi ArabiaEconomics of Energy and Environmental Policy8(2).

Labandeira, X., Labeaga, J. M., & López-Otero, X. (2019). New Green Tax Reforms: Ex-Ante Assessments for SpainSustainability, 11(20), 5640.

Alonso-Carrera, J., de Miguel, C., & Manzano, B. (2019). Economic growth and environmental degradation when preferences are non-homotheticEnvironmental and Resource Economics, 74(3), 1011-1036.

de Miguel, C., Filippini, M., Labandeira, X., Labeaga, J. M., & Löschel, A. (2019). Low-carbon Transitions: Economics and Policy. Energy Economics, 84:104606.

Simón, X., Copena, D., & Montero, M. (2019). Strong wind development with no community participation. the case of Galicia (1995–2009)Energy Policy, 133, 110930.

Martín‐Moreno, J. M., Pérez, R., & Ruiz, J. (2019). Rockets and feathers behaviour in the Spanish gasoline and diesel market: New evidenceBulletin of Economic Research.

Sartal, A., Carou, D., Dorado, R., & Mandayo, L. (2019). Facing the challenges of the food industry: Might additive manufacturing be the answer? Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture. 

Martín-Moreno, J. M., Pérez, R., & Ruiz, J. (2019). Evidence about asymmetric price transmission in the main European fuel markets: from TAR-ECM to Markov-switching approachEmpirical Economics56(4), 1383-1412.

Mejías, A.M., Bellas, R., Pardo, J.E., & Paz, E. (2019). Traceability management systems and capacity building as new approaches for improving sustainability in the fashion multi-tier supply chain. International Journal of Production Economics. 

Bouché, S., & de Miguel, C. (2019). Endogenous aspirations, growth and the rise of environmental concernsEnergy Economics, 104526.

Verde, S., Teixidó J., Marcantonini, C., & Labandeira, X. (2019). Free allocation rules in the EU Emissions Trading System: what does the empirical literature show. Climate Policy, 19, 439-452.

Bouché, S., & De Miguel, C. (2019). Optimal fiscal policy in a model with inherited aspirations and habit formationJournal of Public Economic Theory.


Vázquez-Vicente, X. H., Arocena, P. (2019). Ránking ARDÁN de empresas inteligentes de Galicia 2018. Consorcio de la Zona Franca de Vigo (Ed.), Ardán Galicia 2019. Vigo. (ISBN: 978-84-87887-93-2). 

Book chapters:

Rodríguez, R., Arévalo, R., & Piñeiro, P. (2019). Las prácticas académicas externas y la adquisición de competencias. El caso de los grados en Administración y Dirección de Empresas y Economía de la Universidad de Vigo. A. Cotán Fernández (Coord.). Nuevos paradigmas en los procesos de enseñanza-aprendizaje. Pp.123-130. Eindhoven, NL: Adaya Press. (ISBN: 978-94-92805-12-6).

Vázquez-Vicente, X. H., García-Cutrín, J., & Rodríguez-García, C. (2019). Diagnóstico de la I+D+i empresarial de Galicia 2018. In Consorcio de la Zona Franca de Vigo (Ed.), Ardán Galicia 2019: directorio e informe económico y de competitividad. Vigo.

Gago, A., Labandeira, X., & López-Otero, X. (2019). Taxing vehicle use to overcome the problems of conventional transport taxes. Environmental Fiscal Challenges for Cities and Transport. Edward Elgar Publishing. (ISBN: 978-17-89904-17-8).




Quintás, M., Martínez-Senra, A., & Sartal, A. (2018). The Role of SMEs’ Green Business Models in the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy: Differences in Their Design and Degree of Adoption Stemming from Business Size. Sustainability, 10(6), 2109.

Groba, C., Sartal, A., & Vázquez, X. H. (2018). Integrating forecasting in metaheuristic methods to solve dynamic routing problems: Evidence from the logistic processes of tuna vessels. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 76, 55-66.

Vázquez, X. H. (2018). The poetry of intriguing ideas, logical arguments and rigorous methods in managementBRQ Business Research Quarterly, 21(1): 1-10.

Sartal, A., Martínez-Senra, A. I., & Cruz-Machado, V. (2018). Are all lean principles equally eco-friendly? A panel data study. Journal of cleaner production, 177 (2018): 362-370.

Mondragón, A. E. C., Mondragón, C. E. C., Hogg, P. J., & Rodríguez-López, N. (2018). A design process for the adoption of composite materials and supply chain reconfiguration supported by a software tool. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 121, 62-72.

Rua, O. L., & França, A. (2018). Assessing the relationship between Entrepreneurial Orientation, Reputational Resources and Absorptive Capability: A resource-based approach. Periodica Polytechnica Social and Management Sciences26(1), 30-37.

Rua, O., França, A., & Fernández Ortiz, R. (2018). Key drivers of SMEs export performance: the mediating effect of competitive advantageJournal of Knowledge Management, 22 (2): 257-279.


Vázquez, X.H. (2018). Por unha alianza no sector industrial galego: 50 propostas. Santiago de Compostela: Consello Económico Social de Galicia. (ISBN: 978-84-697-9269-8).

Book chapters:

Vázquez, X. H., Ogando, A., & García, J. M. (2018). Diagnóstico de la I+D+i empresarial de Galicia. Consorcio de la Zona Franca de Vigo (Ed.), Ardán Galicia 2018: directorio e informe económico y de competitividad. Vigo.

França, A., & Rua, O. L. (2018).  Strategic Determinants of SME Export Performance: The Mediating Effect of Competitive Strategy.   Carvalho, L., Rego, C., Lucas, R., Sánchez-Hernández, M.I., Noronha, A. (Eds.) Entrepreneurship and Structural Change in Dynamic Territories - Contributions from Developed and Developing Countries. Ed. Springer. (ISBN:  978-3-319-76399-6).

Rodríguez-López, N., & Diz-Comesaña, E. (2018). TICs y democracia: situación actual y retos futuros, en Instituciones politico-jurídicas y desarrollo sostenible. Editorial Dykinson. (ISBN: 978-84-9148-493-6).

Rua, O. L., & França, A. (2018). How does Entrepreneurial  Orientation Influences Exploitation of Knowledge?. S.M.Riad Shams, Demetris Vrontis, Yaakov Weber, Evangelos Tsoukatos. Business Models for Strategic Innovation: Cross-Functional Perspectives. Ed. Routledge. (ISBN: 978-0815367215).




Sartal, A., & Vázquez, X. H. (2017). Implementing Information Technologies and Operational Excellence: Planning, emergence and randomness in the survival of adaptive manufacturing systems. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 45, 1-16.

De Miguel, C., Filippini, M., Labandeira, X., Löschel, A. (2017). Informing the Transitions towards Low-carbon Societies, Energy Economics, 68, 1-3.

Vázquez, X. H. (2017). Gentle tailwinds allow BRQ to take inspiration from Bob DylanBRQ Business Research Quarterly, 20(1), 1-3.

Sartal, A., Llach, J., Vázquez, X. H., & de Castro, R. (2017). How much does Lean Manufacturing need environmental and information technologies? Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 45, 260-272.

Bakhat, M., Labandeira, X., Labeaga, J. M., & López-Otero, X. (2017). Elasticities of Transport Fuels at Times of Economic Crisis:  An Empirical Analysis for Spain, Energy Economics, 68, 66-80.

De Miguel, C., & Pazó, C. (2017). Environmental protection, innovation and price-setting behavior in Spanish manufacturing firmsEnergy Economics68, 116-124.

Sartal, A.; Martínez-Senra, A. I., & García-Vázquez, J.M. (2017). Balancing offshoring and agility in apparel industry: lessons from Benetton and Inditex. FIBRES & TEXTILES in Eastern Europe, 25(2): 16-23.

González, X.M., Rodríguez, M., & Pena-Boquete, Y. (2017). The social benefits of WWEE re-use schemes. A cost Benefit analysis of PCs in Spain, Waste Management, 64, 202-213.

Labandeira,X., Labeaga, J.M., & López-Otero, X. (2017). A meta-analysis on the price elasticity of energy demand,  Energy Policy, 102, 549-568.

Blázquez, J., Martín-Moreno, J.M., Pérez, R., Ruíz, J. (2017). Fossil Fuel Price Shyocks and CO2 Emissions: the Case of Spain, The Energy Journal, 6 (38), 161-176.

Añel, J. A., Fernández-González, M., Labandeira, X., López-Otero, X., & De la Torre, L. (2017). Impact of cold waves and heat waves on the energy production sectorAtmosphere8(11), 209.

Blázquez, J., Hunt, L.C., Manzano, B. (2017). Oil Subsidies and Renewable Energy in Saudi Arabia: A General Equilibrium Approach, The Energy Journal, 38 (special issue1), 29-46.

Foster, E., Contestabile, M., Blázquez, J., Manzano, B., Workman, M., Shah, N. (2017). The unstudied barriers to widespread renewable energy deployment: Fossil fuel price responses, Energy Policy, 103, 258-264.

Álvarez-González, P., López-Miguens, M. J., & Caballero, G. (2017). Perceived employability in university students: developing an integrated modelCareer Development International.

França, A., & Rua, O. L. (2017). Contributions of absorptive capabilities to export performancePeriodica Polytechnica Social and Management Sciences25(2), 150-157.

Rodríguez-López, N., Diz-Comesaña, M. E., & Coronado-Mondragón, A. (2017). Exploring quality generating factors in customer-supplier relationships. Mineral Resources Management / Gospodarka Surowcami Mineralnymi, 33(4), 157–176.

Atalla, T., Blazquez, J., Hunt, L. C., & Manzano, B. (2017). Prices versus policy: An analysis of the drivers of the primary fossil fuel mixEnergy Policy106, 536-546.


Caballero-Fernández, G., & López-Miguens, M.J. (2017). Confianza y percepción de los estudiantes de la Universidad de Vigo en su empleabilidad. Curso académico 2015-2016. Evolución 2014/15-2015/2016. Vigo: Tórculo Comunicación Grafica

Book chapters:

Gago-Rodríguez, A. (2017). Impuestos sobre la Electricidad y la Energía; una oportunidad para la consolidación fiscal. M. L. González & E. Ortiz (Eds.), La fiscalidad del sector eléctrico (pp. 23–47). Tirant lo Blanch. (ISBN: 978-84-9143-459-7).

 França, A., Vilares, A., Frankenbach, S., Vereb, V., Moreira, A. C. (2017). The Challenging Dynamics of Nascent Entrepreneurship. In Nascent Entrepreneurship and Successful New Venture Creation (pp. 1-28). IGI Global.

Vázquez-Vicente, X. H., Ábalos, E., León, F., & Rodríguez, C. (2017). Diagnóstico da I+D+i empresarial en Galicia. Ardan. Informe económico y de competitividad 2017. Vigo: Consorcio Zona Franca de Vigo.

Blanco-Cerradelo, L., Rodríguez-López, N., Diéguez-Castrillón, M.I., Gueimonde Canto, A.I. (2017). Determinantes da vantaxe competitiva de Ourense como destino termal. En Virxilio Rodríguez Vázquez y Xosé Antón Vila Sobrino (Coord.). Proyectos INOU 2016. Investigación Aplicada na Provincia de Ourense. Ourense: Universidade de Vigo. Pp. 159-179. Gago, A. (2017). Impuestos sobre la electricidad y la energía: Una oportunidad para la consolidación fiscal. In La Fiscalidad del Sector Eléctrico. Valencia: Ed. Tiran lo Blanch, 2017.




Vázquez, X. H., Sartal, A., Lozano, L. M. (2016). Watch the working capital of tier-two suppliers: a financial perspective of supply chain collaboration in the automotive industry. Supply Chain Management: An international Journal, 21 (3), 321-333.

Manzano, B. (2016). Oil price: Endless ability to surpriseNature Energy, 1(5), 1-2.

Martín-Moreno, J. M, Pérez, R., Ruiz, J. (2016). Exploring the sources of Spanish macroeconomic fluctuations: An estimation of a small open economy DSGE model. International Review of Economics and Finance, 45, 417-437.

Ramos, A., Labandeira, X., & Löschel, A. (2016). Pro-environmental households and energy efficiency in Spain. Environmental and Resource Economics, 63(2), 367-393.

Rodríguez-Míguez, E., Abellán-Perpiñán, J. M., Alvarez, X. C., González, X. M., & Sampayo, A. R. (2016). The DEP-6D, a new preference-based measure to assess health states of dependencySocial Science & Medicine, 153, 210-219.

Rodríguez‐López, N., & Diz‐Comesaña, M. E. (2016). Toward a taxonomy of virtual communities from a value cocreation perspectivePsychology & Marketing, 33(12), 1166-1173.

França, A., & Ferreira, J. (2016). Resources and capabilities through the lens of value (co-) creation: a literature reviewInternational Journal of Innovation Science, 8(3), 230-253.

Rodríguez-Lopez, N., & Diz‐Comesaña, M. E. (2016). The mediated effect of formal and informal control on governance forms. Revista de Administração de Empresas, 56(6), 655-667.

Sánchez-Sellero, P., Rosell-Martínez, J., & García-Vázquez, J. M. (2016). Corrigendum to “Absorptive capacity from foreign direct investment in Spanish manufacturing firms”[Int. Bus. Rev. 23 (2)(2014) 429–439]International Business Review, 2(25), 620.

Vázquez, X. H. (2016). Submissions and research impact at BRQ: Gradual changes weave their way. Letter from the editorBRQ Business Research Quarterly, 19(1), 1-2.

Mejías, A. M., Paz, E., & Pardo, J. E. (2016). Efficiency and sustainability through the best practices in the logistics social responsibility framework. International Journal of Operations & Production Management.

Riveiro, A., Mejías, A.M., Soto R., Quintero, F., Del Val, J., Boutinguiza, M.; Lusquiños, F., Pardo, J., & Pou, J.M (2016). CO2 laser cutting of natural graniteOptics & Laser Technology76, 19-28.


Caballero-Fernández, G., López-Miguens, M. J., & Míguez-Comesaña, A. (2016). La percepción laboral de los estudiantes de la Universidade de Vigo. Curso académico 2014-2015. (G. Caballero-Fernandez, M. J. Lopez-Miguens, & A. Miguez-Comesaña, Eds.). Vigo: Consello Social Universidade de Vigo. 

Santos-Soeiro, J., Beltrán, C., Cabanas, M., Lange, E., Vázquez-Mao, X., & Masarova, E. (2016). Una frontera que nos une, una frontera de desarrollo. Balance de cooperación transfronteriza España-Portugal 2000 – 2014. (Red Ibérica de Entidades Transfronterizas, Ed.). RIET.




Pardo, J., Mejías, A., & Campos, S. (2015). Las demandas térmicas de los servicios municipales: el primer paso para una gestión energética eficiente. DYNA Ingeniería e Industria (Federación de Asociaciones de Ingenieros Industriales). 90 (3), 263 - 269.

Groba, C., Sartal, A., & Vázquez, X. H. (2015). Solving the dynamic traveling salesman problem using a genetic algorithm with trajectory prediction: an application to fish aggregating devices, Computers & Operations Research, 56C: 22-32.

Martínez-Senra, A., Quintás, A., Sartal, A., Vázquez, X. H. (2015). How Can Firm´s Basic Research Turn into Product Innovation? The Role of Absorptive Capacity and Industry Appropriability, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 62 (2): 205-216.

Caballero, G., Vázquez, X. H., Quintás, M. A. (2015). Improving Employability through Stakeholders in European Higher Education: The Case of Spain. Long Range Planning, 48 (6): 398-411.

Ramos, A., Gago, A., Labandeira, X., Linares, P. (2015). The role of information for energy efficiency in the residential sector. Energy Economics, 52: S17-S29.

De Miguel, C., Labandeira, X., & Löschel, A. (2015). Frontiers in the economics of energy efficiency. Energy Economics, 52: S1-S4.

De Miguel, C., Montero, M., Bajona, C. (2015). Intergenerational Effects of a Green Tax Reform for a More Sustainable Social Security System. Energy Economics, 52 (1): S117-S129.

Giménez, E. L., Montero, M. (2015). The Great Depression in Spain. Economic Modelling, 44: 200-214.

Álvarez-Díaz, M., Caballero-Miguez, G., Manzano-González, B., & Martín-Moreno, J. M. (2015). Assessment of Political Situation over the Business Cycle in Spain: A Time Series Analysis. Hacienda Pública Española, 213(4), 41–62. 

Lampón-Caride, J. F., González-Benito, J., & García-Vázquez, J. M. (2015). International relocation of production plants in MNEs: Is the enemy in our camp? Papers in Regional Science, 94(1), 127–139.

Vázquez-Vicente, X. H. (2015). Taking stock, looking ahead. BRQ Business Research Quarterly, 18(1), 1–3.


Gago Rodríguez, A., Álvarez Villamarín, J. C., González Martínez, X. M. (2015). Las Reformas Fiscales del Siglo XXI: Teoría y Práctica de la reforma fiscal moderna 1980-2013. Ecobook.

Book chapters:

Markandya, A., Labandeira-Villot, X., & Ramos, A. (2015). Policy Instruments to Foster Energy Efficiency. A. Ansuategi, J. Delgado, & I. Galarraga (Eds.), Green Energy and Efficiency: An Economic Perspective (pp. 93–110). Cham: Springer International Publishing

Vázquez-Vicente, X. H. (2015). De ACEDE a BRQ: mirando adelante. S. Garcia-Echevarria & J. J. Duran-Herrera (Eds.), ACEDE XXV Años de Historia: Evolución de la investigación en Economía y Dirección de la Empresa en España (1st ed., pp. 25–34). Alcalá de Henares: ACEDE.



Ramos, A., Galarraga, I., Lucas, J., Labandeira, X. (2014). The price of energy efficiency in the Spanish car market. Transport Policy, 36: 272-282

Gago, A., Labandeira, X., López, X. (2014). A Panorama on Energy Taxes and Green Tax Reform. Hacienda Pública Española, 280: 145-190.

Martín-Moreno, J. M., Pérez, R., Ruiz, J. (2014). A Real Business Cycle Model with tradable and non-tradable goods for the Spanish economy, Economic Modelling, 36: 204-212.



Cabanelas P., Cabanelas-Omil J., Vázquez, X. H. (2013). A methodology for the construction of dynamic capabilities in industrial networks: The role of border agents. Industrial Marketing Management, 42 (6): 992-1003.

Arruñada B., Vázquez X. H. (2013). The Impact of Behavioral Assumptions on Management Ability: A Test Based on the Earnings of MBA Graduates. Management and Organization Review, 9 (2): 209-232.

Urgal, B., Quintás, M. A., & Arévalo-Tomé, R. (2013). Knowledge resources and innovation performance: The mediation of innovation capability moderated by management commitmentTechnology Analysis & Strategic Management, 25 (2): 543-565.

Miguel, C., Gago, A., Manzano, B. (2013). New developments in energy economics and policy. Energy Economics, 40 (1): S1-S2.

Würzburg, K., Labandeira, X., & Linares, P. (2013). Renewable Generation and Electricity Prices: Taking Stock and New Evidence for Germany and Austria. Energy Economics, 40 (S1): S159-S172.

Giménez E. L., Martín-Moreno, J. M. (2013). Transmission Mechanisms of Real Stochastic Shocks in a Small Open Economy. International Economics and Economic Policy, 10 (2): 217-245.

Loureiro, M. L., Labandeira, X., Haneman, M. (2013). Transport and Low-carbon Fuel: A Study of Public Preferences in Spain. Energy Economics, 40 (S1): S126-S134.



Labandeira, X., Labeaga, J. M., López-Otero, X. (2012). Estimation of elasticity price of electricity with incomplete information. Energy Economics, 34 (3): 627-633.

Chas-Amil, M. L., García-Martínez, E., Touza, J. (2012). Fire risk at the wildland-urban interface: A case study of a Galician country. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, 158: 177-188.

Touza, J., Drechsler, M., Smart, J. C. R., Termansen, M. (2012). Emergence of cooperative behaviours in the management of mobile ecological resources. Environmental Modelling and Software, 45: 52-63.

Martín-Moreno, J. M., Pérez, R., Ruíz, J. (2012). Private consumption and sector price behaviour in the Spanish economy: a business cycle approach. Applied Economics Letters, 19 (9): 863-868.

Prestemon, J. P., Chas-Amil, M. L., Touza, J. M., Goodrick, S. L. (2012). Forecasting intentional wildfires using temporal and spatiotemporal autocorrelations. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 21 (6): 743-754.