Latest issue of the Portuguese Economic Journal
Volume 18, Issue 3, October 2019.

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"Analyzing the duration of IPOs from offering to listing using the Cox proportional hazards model" by Muhammad Zubair Mumtaz, Zachary Alexander Smith.
"Dynamic spillover effects among tourism, economic growth and macro-finance risk factors" by Syed Jawad Hussain Shahzad, Román Ferrer.
"Do mutual funds have consistency in their performance?" by Zia-ur-Rehman Rao, Muhammad Zubair Tauni, Tanveer Ahsan, Muhammad Umar.
"The effect of corporate board attributes on bank stability" by Renata Karkowska, Jan Acedański.
"Stock exchange mergers: a dynamic correlation analysis on Euronext" by Christian Espinosa-Méndez, Juan Gorigoitía, João Vieito.
"Who should you vote for? Empirical evidence from Portuguese local governments" by Ricardo D. Gabriel.
"Analysis of consumer preferences for information and expert opinion using a discrete choice experiment" by Tiago Ribeiro, Armando Corsi, Larry Lockshin, Jordan Louviere, Simone Mueller Loose.
"A comparative study of several bootstrap-based tests for the volatility in continuous-time diffusion models" by Tianshun Yan, Liping Zhang.
"Portfolio selection in euro area with CAPM and Lower Partial Moments models" by José Soares da Fonseca.

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The Consultaccount Award for the best paper presented by a PhD student at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal was conferred to Ana Oliveira (U. Porto, Portugal) for The Labor Share Meets Industrial Organization: Behavior Under Endogenous Growth and Market Structure. The award consisted of a certificate and a pecuniary prize in the amount of EUR 750.

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