Latest issue of the Portuguese Economic Journal
Volume 19, Issue 1, January 2020.

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"Directed technical change and environmental quality" by Óscar Afonso, Liliana Fonseca, Manuela Magalhães & Paulo B. Vasconcelos.
"Model for measuring carrying capacity in inhabited tourism destinations" by Asunción Fernández-Villarán, Nagore Espinosa, Marina Abad, Ana Goytia.
"Drivers of exceptional job creation - a dynamic probit approach using Portuguese firm-level data" by Francisco Rodrigues, Nuno Tavares, Gabriel Osório de Barros.
"Financial soundness of single versus dual banking system: explaining the role of Islamic banks" by Nosheen, Abdul Rashid.
"Measuring the economic contribution of tourism to destinations within an input-output framework: some methodological issues" by Andrés Artal-Tur, José Miguel Navarro-Azorín, José María Ramos-Parreño.
"Qualifications, job mismatch, and workers with disabilities" by Kihong Park.
"Long-run relationship between exports and imports: current account sustainability tests for the EU" by António Afonso, Florence Huart, João Tovar Jalles, Piotr Stanek.
"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.

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