IntroductionCuadernos de Economíais the official Journal of the Spanish Economic Association (Asociación Cuadernos de Economía).Cuadernos de Economía is a four monthly publication and is dedicated to the publishing of contributions from academics and professionals of Economy. Cuadernos de Economía is open to the publication of scientific and reference articles associated with a wide spectrum of materials related to Economic Analysis, both from a theoretical and applied perspective. Numerous special articles, coordinated by authors of recognised prestige, are published on current economic topics. Cuadernos de Economía accepts contributions in Spanish, as well as in English and Portuguese.
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Reference to a journal publication: Van der Geer, J., Hanraads, J.A.J., Lupton, R.A., 2010. The art of writing a scientific article. J. Sci. Commun. 163, 51–59.
Reference to a book: Strunk Jr., W., White, E.B., 2000. The Elements of Style, fourth ed. Longman, New York. Reference to a chapter in an edited book: Mettam, G.R., Adams, L.B., 2009. How to prepare an electronic version of your article, in: Jones, B.S., Smith , R.Z. (Eds.), Introduction to the Electronic Age. E-Publishing Inc., New York, pp. 281–304.
Reference to a website: CancerResearchUK, 1975. CancerstatisticsreportsfortheUK. http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/aboutcancer/statistics/cancerstatsreport/ (accessed 13.03.03).
Reference to a dataset: [dataset] Oguro, M., Imahiro, S., Saito, S., Nakashizuka, T., 2015. Mortality data for Japanese oak wilt disease and surrounding forest compositions. Mendeley Data, v1. https://doi.org/10.17632/xwj98nb39r.1.