María Vera Cabello

Assistant Professor in Economics

 

 

 

Centro Universitario de la Defensa

Academia General Militar Carretera de Huesca s/n
50090 Zaragoza-Spain

Telephone: +34 976 739 777
e-mail: mvera@unizar.es

Homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/mariaveracabello/home

Horario de Tutorías: lunes y martes, de  15:00 a 18:00 horas. 

 

Education:

- 2013 Ph.D. in Economics. Universidad de Zaragoza

         Thesis Title: “Essays on Economic Geography and Urban Economics”

          Advisors: Fernando Sanz and Luis Lanaspa

-  2008-2009 M.Sc. in Economics. Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)

-  2004-2008 B.Sc. in Economics. Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)

 

Main Rereach Interests: 

-  Economic Geography

-  Urban and Regional Economics

 

Positions:

- October 2014- present Assistant Proffesor. Centro Universitario de la Defensa, Zaragoza 

- September 2013- October 2014 Researcher. Centro Universitario de la Defensa, Zaragoza 

- October 2009- present ADETRE Research Group

 

Awards, Scholarships and Fellowships: 

- 2009-2013 Predoctoral Fellowship (FPU program) awarded by the Spanish Ministerio de Educación (AP2008-03561)

- 2011-2012 Visiting Predoctoral Fellowship at the University of Groningen (Faculty of Economics & Business), awarded by the Spanish Ministerio de Educación (since October 2011 to January 2012; four months). Supervisor: Steven Brakman.

-  2008-2009 Predoctoral Fellowship awarded by Telefónica S.A.

- 2007-2008 Undergraduate Fellowship (“Beca de Colaboración” program) awarded by the Spanish Ministerio de Educación in the department of Economic Analysis, Universidad de Zaragoza. Supervisor: Fernando Sanz

 

Publications:

Sanso-Navarro, M.  and M. Vera-Cabello (2017). The long-run relationship between R&D and regional knowledge: the case of France, Germany, Italy and Spain, Regional Studies, forthcoming.

Sanso-Navarro, M., M. Vera-Cabello and D.P. Ximénez-de-Embún (2017). Human capital spillovers and regional development, Journal of  Applied Econometrics, 32(4), 923-930.

Sanso-Navarro, M.  and M. Vera-Cabello (2016). Regional growth, innovation, and latent nonlinear effects, Journal of Regional Science, 56 (5), 814- 847.

- Lanaspa, L., F. Sanz-Gracia and M. Vera-Cabello (2016).  The (strong) interdependence between intermediate producer services' attributes and manufacturing location, Economic Modelling57, 1-12.

-  Sanso-Navarro, M., F. Sanz and M. Vera-Cabello (2015). The impact of the American Civil War on city growth, Urban Studies, 52 (16), 3070-3085.

- Sanso-Navarro, M. and M. Vera-Cabello (2015). Nonlinearities in regional growth: A nonparametric approach, Papers in Regional Science, 94 (S1), S19-S38..

- González-Val, R.,  A. Ramos, F. Sanz and M. Vera-Cabello (2015). Size distributions for all cities: Which one is the best? Papers in Regional Science, 94 (1), 177-196.

 

Working papers:

-"The long-run relationship between R&D and innovation in European regions", With M. Sanso-Navarro

-"The causal relationship between military spending and unemployment in the EU15" with M. Sanso-Navarro

-"Physical capital investment and growth: Panel data evidence from European regions", With M. Sanso-Navarro

-"The regional impact of terrorism: Evidence from municipalities in the Basque Country", With M. Sanso-Navarro and F. Sanz

-"A spatio-temporal approach to regional business cycle synchronization", With M. Puente-Ajovín M. Sanso-Navarro 

-"Productivity, International migration and self-defeating regional concentration" with L. Lanaspa

-"Regional convergence from a worldwide perspective", with M. Sanso-Navarro 

 

Current Research Projects:

- "Los determinantes socio-económicos del terrorismo: un enfoque no-paramétrico" (UZCUD-2016-SOC-05), awarded by Centro Universitario de la Defensa and Universidad de Zaragoza. Lead Researcher with Marcos Sanso-Navarro

- "Crecimiento, ciclos y convergencia regional: un enfoque espacio-temporal" (JIUZ-2016-SOC-14), awarded by Universidad de Zaragoza. Lead Researcher with Marcos Sanso-Navarro

- “A comparison of urban structures of Europe and US: Empirical Analysis with Microdata and theoretical implications"(Una comparación de las estructuras urbanas de Europa y USA: Análisis Empírico con Microdatos e implicaciones teóricas) (ECO2013-45969-P), awarded by Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. Lead Researcher: Fernando Sanz 

 

Research Visits:

- Oct. 2011 – Jan. 2012 Faculty of Economic and Business - University of Groningen

                                  Supervisor: Steve Brakman

 

Presentations: 

- 2017 XX Encuentro de Economía Aplicada - Valencia, Spain

- 2016 XIX Encuentro de Economía Aplicada - Sevilla, Spain

- 2015 XLI Reunión de Estudios Regionales (AECR)- Reus, Spain

            European Regional Science Association (ERSA) Congress- Lisbon, Portugal

           XVIII Encuentro de Economía Aplicada - Alicante, Spain 

           XVII Jornadas de Economía y Defensa - Zaragoza, Spain

- 2014 XL Reunión de Estudios Regionales (AECR)- Zaragoza, Spain

- 2013 XXXVIII Simposio de la Asociación Española de Economía – Santander, Spain

          Seminar in Universitat de les Illes Balears - Mallorca, Spain

          4th workshop in honor of Geoffrey J.D. Hewings – Oviedo, Spain

-  2012 XXXVII Simposio de la Asociación Española de Economía – Vigo, Spain

- 2011 58th Annual North American Meeting of the Regional Science Association International (NARSC) – Miami, Florida 

          European Regional Science Association (ERSA) Congress- Barcelona, Spain

- 2010 XXXV Simposio de la Asociación Española de Economía – Madrid, Spain

         XIII Encuentro de Economía Aplicada – Sevilla, Spain

 

Teaching Experience:

- 2016-2017 Economía de la Empresa. Bachelor in Engineering in Industrial Organization, Centro Universitario de la Defensa, Zaragoza (Spain)

- 2015-2016 Economía de la Empresa. Bachelor in Engineering in Industrial Organization, Centro Universitario de la Defensa, Zaragoza (Spain)

- 2015-2016 Fundamentos de Administración. Bachelor in Engineering in Industrial Organization, Centro Universitario de la Defensa, Zaragoza (Spain)

- 2014-2015 Fundamentos de Administración. Bachelor in Engineering in Industrial Organization, Centro Universitario de la Defensa, Zaragoza (Spain)

- 2013-2014 Fundamentos de Administración de Empresa. Bachelor in Engineering in Industrial Organization, Centro Universitario de la Defensa, Zaragoza (Spain)

- 2012-2013 Microeconomics II. Bachelor in Business Administration, Department of Economic Analysis, Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)

- 2011-2012 Microeconomics I. Bachelor in Business Administration, Department of Economic Analysis, Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)

 

Computer Skills:

Stata, E-views, QGis, GeoDa 

 

Languages:

Spanish: Native

English: Fluent

 

Other:

Referee for Papers in Regional Science (2014, 2015)

ANECA credential of "Contratado Doctor", "Ayudante Doctor" and "Profesor de Universidad Privada"

Other:

-  2009- present ADETRE Research Group

 

Other:

-  2009- present ADETRE Research Group

 

Other:

-  2009- present ADETRE Research Group

 

Other:

-  2009- present ADETRE Research Group

 

Teaching Projects:

-    2012-2013 “Una aproximación a los MOOCs desde el Análisis Económico” awarded by Universidad de Zaragoza. Leader Researcher: Marí

- "Physical capital investment and growth: Panel data evidence from European regions", With M. Sanso-Navarro

 

- "Physical capital investment and growth: Panel data evidence from European regions", With M. Sanso-Navarro

 

PRÓXIMOS EVENTOS

30 SEP
 
La Noche de los Investigadores Zaragoza 2016
 
14 SEP
 
Apertura del curso 2016-2017 en la Academia General Militar y el Centro Universitario de la Defensa
 
12 SEP
 
Inicio del Curso Avanzado de Ciberdefensa

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