Alberto Urtasun

Banco de España

Alcala 50

Madrid 28014

Spain

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

24

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182

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203

Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Nowcasting Private Consumption: Traditional Indicators, Uncertainty Measures, Credit Cards and Some Internet Data

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1842
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Banco de España, Banco de España - Research Department, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) and Banco de España
Downloads 120 (284,361)
Citation 63

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private consumption, nowcasting, forecasting, uncertainty, Google Trends.

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Macroeconomic Uncertainty: Measurement and Impact on the Spanish Economy

Banco de Espana Article 2/17
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
Maria Gil, Javier J. Pérez and Alberto Urtasun
Banco de España, Banco de España - Research Department and Banco de España
Downloads 116 (291,226)
Citation 6

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An Estimate of the Potential Growth of the Spanish Economy

Banco de Espana Occasional Paper No. 1104
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Aug 2011
Banco de España, Banco de España and Banco de España
Downloads 90 (344,690)
Citation 5

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Potential output, output gap, Spain

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Can News Help Measure Economic Sentiment? An Application in COVID-19 Times

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 2027
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Aug 2020
Banco de España, Banco de España, Banco de España and Banco de España
Downloads 80 (370,123)
Citation 23

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nowcasting, GDP, recession, real-time, textual analysis, sentiment indicators, soft indicators

5.

Price-Cost Mark-Ups in the Spanish Economy: A Microeconomic Perspective

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1407
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 May 2014
Jose Manuel Montero and Alberto Urtasun
Banco de España and Banco de España
Downloads 78 (375,588)
Citation 17

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mark-ups, returns to scale, production function, market power, financial pressure, GMM estimator, rolling regression

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A New Economic Policy Uncertainty Index for Spain

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1906
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Mar 2019
Corinna Ghirelli, Javier J. Pérez and Alberto Urtasun
Bank of Spain, Banco de España - Research Department and Banco de España
Downloads 70 (398,905)
Citation 45

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economic uncertainty, policy uncertainty, uncertainty shocks

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Heterogeneity of Markups at the Firm Level and Changes During the Great Recession: The Case of Spain

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1536
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Dec 2015
Banco de España, Banco de España, Banco de España and Banco de España
Downloads 48 (477,212)
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markups, production function, market power, heterogeneity

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An Application of Dynamic Factor Models to Nowcast Regional Economic Activity in Spain

Banco de Espana Occasional Paper No. 1904 (2019)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Mar 2019
Banco de España, Banco de España, Banco de España - Research Department and Banco de España
Downloads 44 (494,446)
Citation 21

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regional activity, nowcasting, dynamic factor model

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Measuring Economic and Economic Policy Uncertainty, and their Macroeconomic Effects: The Case of Spain

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1905 (2019)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Mar 2019
Bank of Spain, Banco de España, Banco de España - Research Department and Banco de España
Downloads 44 (494,446)
Citation 44

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economic uncertainty, economic policy uncertainty, impact of uncertainty shocks

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Recent Housing Market Developments in Spain

Banco de Espana Article 4/19
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Jun 2019
Pana Alves and Alberto Urtasun
Banco de España and Banco de España
Downloads 40 (512,686)
Citation 1

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housing, prices, mortgage terms and conditions

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The Effect of Oil Price Fluctuations on Spanish Inflation

Banco de Espana Article 11/17
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Jun 2017
Banco de España, Banco de España and Banco de España
Downloads 40 (512,686)
Citation 1

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The Effect of Oil Price Fluctuations on Spanish Inflation

Banco de Espana Article 10717
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Oct 2017
Banco de España, Banco de España and Banco de España
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Economic Policy Uncertainty in Latin America: Measurement using Spanish Newspapers and Economic Spillovers

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 2024
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Jul 2020
Corinna Ghirelli, Javier J. Pérez and Alberto Urtasun
Banco de España, Banco de España - Research Department and Banco de España
Downloads 32 (553,002)
Citation 30

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economic policy uncertainty, uncertainty shocks, Latin America’s economies

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Uncertainty, Firm Heterogeneity and Labour Adjustments. Evidence from European Countries

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1821
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Marta Martinez-Matute and Alberto Urtasun
Banco de España and Banco de España
Downloads 28 (575,935)
Citation 1

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uncertainty, firm heterogeneity, labour adjustment, freeze hiring, layoffs

15.

Real-Time Regional GDP Forecasting: Statistical Aspects and a Forecasting Model

Banco de Espana Article 17/19
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Dec 2019
Banco de España - Servicio de Estudios, Banco de España, Banco de España, Banco de España - Research Department and Banco de España
Downloads 27 (582,040)

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regional economic activity, nowcasting, dynamic factor model

16.

Consumption in Spain During the State of Alert: An Analysis Based on Payment Card Spending

Banco de Espana Article 22/20
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Jul 2020
Banco de España, Banco de España and Banco de España
Downloads 26 (588,473)
Citation 1

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private consumption, COVID-19, card payments, restrictions on movement, restrictions on activity, lockdown, social distancing, uncertainty.

17.

New Update of the Quarterly Model of the Bank of Spain

Banco de Espana Occasional Paper No. 1106
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Aug 2011
Samuel Hurtado, Eva Ortega, Alberto Urtasun and Elena Fernandez
Banco de España, Bank of Spain, DG Economics, Statistics and Research, Banco de España and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 25 (594,820)

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Spanish economy, macroeconometric model

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Some Implications of New Data Sources for Economic Analysis and Official Statistics

Banco de Espana Article 15/19, May 2019
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Aug 2019
Bank of Spain, Banco de España, Banco de España - Research Department and Banco de España
Downloads 24 (601,467)
Citation 1

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new sources of economic information, big data, data science, machine learning, text analysis

19.

Update and Re-Estimation of the Quarterly Model of Banco De España (MTBE)

Banco de Espana Occasional Paper No. 1403
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Aug 2014
Samuel Hurtado, Pablo Manzano, Eva Ortega and Alberto Urtasun
Banco de España, Banco de España, Bank of Spain, DG Economics, Statistics and Research and Banco de España
Downloads 24 (601,467)
Citation 50

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Spanish economy, macroeconometric model

20.

Monitoring the Spanish Economy From a Regional Perspective: Main Elements of Analysis

Banco de Espana Occasional papers 1809
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Dec 2018
Banco de España - Servicio de Estudios, Banco de España, Banco de España - Research Department, Banco de España, Universidad Nacional de Luján and University of Amsterdam
Downloads 20 (628,747)
Citation 31

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regional economics, regional data, macroeconomic forecasting, subnational public finances

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The Recovery of Private Consumption in Spain by Product Type and Household

Banco de Espana Article 13/17
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Oct 2017
Marta Martinez-Matute and Alberto Urtasun
Banco de España and Banco de España
Downloads 15 (664,333)

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The Narrative About the Economy as a Shadow Forecast: An Analysis Using Banco De España Quarterly Reports

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 2042
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Dec 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Banco de España, Banco de España, Banco de España - Research Department and Banco de España
Downloads 10 (702,440)
Citation 1

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textual analysis, sentiment analysis, GDP growth rate, forecasting, central bank reports

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The Relationship between Pandemic Containment Measures, Mobility and Economic Activity (Relación entre las medidas de contención de la pandemia, la movilidad y la actividad económica)

Banco de Espana Occasional Paper No. 2109
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Corinna Ghirelli, Maria Gil, Samuel Hurtado and Alberto Urtasun
Banco de España, Banco de España, Banco de España and Banco de España
Downloads 4 (749,147)

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nowcasting, GDP, economic activity, textual analysis, sentiment indicators, soft indicators, pandemic, COVID-19, coronavirus, mobility, restrictions, panel data

24.

Uncertainty and Firms' Labour Decisions. Evidence from European Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13645
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Sep 2020
Marta Martínez-Matute and Alberto Urtasun
Syracuse University and Banco de España
Downloads 4 (749,147)

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uncertainty, labour adjustment, firms' labour decisions, freeze hirings, layoffs