UMA – Universidad de Málaga

Main researcher: Pablo Amorós

Research group

Socorro Puy

Bernardo Moreno

María del Pino Ramos-Sosa

Guadalupe Correa-Lopera

Jorge Antonio Gómez-Fábrega






  1. Publications:

Alcalde, J., Corchón, L. and Moreno, B. (1999): Pigouvian Taxes: A Strategic Approach, April 1999, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 271-281, Journal of Public Economic Theory.

Álvarez, F., Moreno, B. and Pérez, T. (1995): Business Telephone Traffic Demand in Spain: 1980-1991 An Econometric Approach , June 1995, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp 115-134, Information Economics and Policy.

Amorós, P. (2016): Subgame perfect implementation of the deserving winner of a competition with natural mechanisms , September 2016, Volume 83, pp 44-57, Mathematical Social Sciences.

Amorós, P., Martínez, R. and Puy, S. (2016): Closed primaries versus top-two primaries, April 2016, Volume 167, Issue 1, pp 21-35, Public Choice.

Amorós, P. (2013): Picking the winners, November 2013, Volume 42, Issue 4, pp 845-865, International Journal of Game Theory.

Amorós, P. and Puy, S. (2013): Issue Convergence or Issue Divergence in a Political Campaign?, June 2013, Volume 155, Issue 3, pp 355-371, Public Choice.

Amorós, P. and Puy, S. (2013): Descripción de los procesos de primarias en Estados Unidos, Volume 85, pp 65-80, Cuadernos Económicos de ICE.

Amorós, P., Martínez, R., Moreno, B. and Puy, S. (2012): Deciding whether a Law is Constitutional, Interpretable or Unconstitutional, March 2012, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 1-14, SERIEs: Journal of the Spanish Economic Association.

Amorós, P. (2011): A natural mechanism to choose the deserving winner when the jury is made up of all contestants, March 2011, Volume 110, Issue 3, pp 241-244, Economic Letters.

Amorós, P. and Puy, S. (2010): Indicators of Electoral Victory, July 2010, Volume 144, Issue 1, pp 239-251, Public Choice.

Amorós, P. (2009): Unequivocal majority and Maskin-monotonicity, November 2009, Volume 33, No 4, pp 521-532, Social Choice and Welfare.

Amorós, P. (2009): Eliciting socially optimal rankings from unfair jurors, May 2009, Volume 144, Issue 3, pp 1211-1226, Journal of Economic Theory.

Amorós, P. and Moreno, B. (2006): Bargaining and waning commitments, September 2006, Volume 92, Issue 3, pp 417-422, Economic Letters.

Amorós, P. (2004): Nash implementation and uncertain renegotiation, November 2004, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 424-434, Games and Economic Behavior.

Amorós, P. (2004): Single-peaked preferences with several commodities, January 2002, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 57-67, Social Choice and Welfare.

Amorós, P., Corchón, L.C. and Moreno B. (2002): The scholarship assignment problem, January 2002, Volume 38, Issue 1, pp 1-18, Games and Economic Behavior.

Amorós, P. and Moreno, B. (2001): Implementation of optimal contracts under adverse selection, March 2001, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 41-61, Review of Economic Design.

Amorós, P. (1999): Efficiency and income redistribution in the single-peaked preferences model with several commodities, June 1999, Volume 63, Issue 3, pp 341-349, Economics Letters.

Ansolabehere, S. and Puy, S. (2016): Identity Voting, October 2016, Volume 169, Issue 1, pp 77-95, Public Choice.

Ayllón, G. and Moreno, B. (2016): The good candidate, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 2148-2153, Economics Bulletin.

Barberà, S., Berga, D. and Moreno, B. (2017): Immunity to credible deviations from the truth , Mathematical Social Sciences.

Barberà, S., Berga, D. and Moreno, B. (2016): Group Strategy-proofness in private good economies , DOI: 10.1257/aer.20141727, April 2016, Volume 106, Issue 4, pp 1073-1099, American Economic Review.

Barberà, S., Berga, D. and Moreno B. (2013): Some new Domain Restrictions in Social Choice, and their Consequences,  DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-41550-0, pp 11-24, Modeling Decisions for Artificial Intelligence Lecture Notes in Computer Science.

Barberà, S., Berga, D. and Moreno B. (2012): Group strategy-proof social choice functions with binary range and arbitrary domains: characterization results , DOI 10.1007/S00182-011-0305-7, November 2012, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp 791-808, International Journal of Game Theory.

Barberà, S., Berga, D. and Moreno, B. (2012): Two Necessary Conditions for Strategy-Proofness: on What Domains are they also Sufficient?, July 2012, Volume 75, Issue 2, pp 490-509, Games and Economic Behavior.

Barberà, S., Berga, D. and Moreno B. (2012): Domains, ranges and strategy-proofness: the case of single-dipped preferences , DOI 10.1007/s00355-011-0624-4, July 2012, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 335-352, Social Choice and Welfare.

Barberà, S. and Moreno, B. (2011): Top monotonicity: A common root for single peakedness, single crossing and the median voter result, November 2011, Volume 73, Issue 2, pp 345-359, Games and Economic Behavior.

Barberà, S., Berga, D. and Moreno, B. (2010): Individual versus group strategy-proofness: when do they coincide?, DOI 10.1016/J.JET.2010.03.006, September 2010, Volume 145, Issue 5, pp 1648-1674, Journal of Economic Theory.

Berga, D. and Moreno B. (2009): Strategic Requirements with Indifference: Single-Peaked versus Single-Plateaued Preferences, February 2009, Volume 32, Issue 2, pp 275-298, Social Choice and Welfare.

Corchón, L. and Puy, S. (2002): Existence and Nash Implementation of Efficient Sharing Rules for a Commonly Owned Technology, April 2002, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 369-379, Social Choice and Welfare.

Corchón, L. and Puy, S. (1998): Individual Rationality and Voting in Cooperative Production, April 1998, Volume 59, Issue 1, pp 83-90, Economics Letters.

Martínez, R. and Moreno, B. (2017): Qualified voting systems, July 2017, Volume 88, pp 49-54, Mathematical Social Sciences.

Martínez, R. and Moreno B. (2013): Strategy-proofness on restricted separable domains , December 2013, Volume 17, Issue 4, pp 323-333, Review of Economic Design.

Martínez-Mora, F. and Puy, S. (2014): The determinants and electoral consequences of asymmetric preferences, March 2014, Volume 33, pp 85-97, European Journal of Political Economy.

Martínez-Mora, F. and Puy, S. (2012): Asymmetric single-peaked preferences, Volume 12, Issue 1, Journal of Theoretical Economics.

Moreno, B. and Ramos-Sosa, M.P. (2017): Conformity in voting, DOI 10.1007/s00355-016-1023-7, March 2017, Volume 48, Issue 3, pp 519–543, Social Choice and Welfare.

Moreno, B. and Puy, S. (2009): Plurality Rule Works in Three-Candidate Elections, August 2009, Volume 67, Issue 2, pp 145-162, Theory and Decisión.

Moreno, B. and Torres, J. (2007): Output Subsidies and Quotas under Uncertainty and Firm Heterogeneity, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 147-160, International Journal of ¨Business and Economics.

Moreno, B. and Puy, S. (2005): The Scoring Rules in an Endogenous Election, October 2005, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp 115-125, Social Choice and Welfare.

Moreno, B. (2002): Single-Peaked Preferences, Endowments and Population-Monotonicity, March 2002, Volume 75, Issue 1, pp 87-95, Economic Letters.

Moreno, B. and Torres, J. (2001): Uniform Output Subsidies in Economic Unions versus Profit-Shifting Export Subsidies, December 2001, Volume 16, Issue 4, 617-636, Journal of Economic Integration.

Moreno, B. and Torres, J. (1999): Uniones Económicas y Subsidios a la Producción, Volume 782, pp 165-174, Información Comercial Española.

Puy, S. (2013): Stable coalition govenments: the case of three political parties, January 2013, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp 65-87, Social Choice and Welfare.

Puy, S. (2007): Skill Distributions and the Compatibility between Mobility and Redistribution Economies, May 2007, Volume 37, Issue 3, pp 345-362, Regional Science and Urban Economics.

Puy, S. (2003): External Equilibrium in Mobility and Redistribution Economies, March 2003, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 363-379, Journal of Public Economic Theory.

Puy, S. (2000): Lobby Groups and the Financial Support of Election Campaigns, July 2000, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 319-348, Journal of Public Economic Theory.

Puy, S. and Ramos, M.P. (2015): Dowsian Competition with Assembly Democracy, January 2015, pp 231-249, The Political Economy of Governance, edited by Noman Schofield and Gonzalo Caballero.


     2.  Working Papers:

Ansolabehere, S. and Puy, S. “Issue-salience, Issue-divisiveness and Voting Decisions”. (2016).

Correa-Lopera, G. “When does the delegation of decisions become worthy? A comparison between direct and representative democracy”. Mimeo. (2017).

Gómez-Núñez, T., Hernández-Huelin, M. and Puy, S. “Educational system and labor force participation”.

González-Rodríguez, P., Passarelli, F. and Puy, S. “A Theoretical Model of Party Switching in Legislatures”.

Moreno, B., Ramos-Sosa, M.P. and Rodriguez-Lara, I. “Conformity, Information and Truthful Voting”. (2016).

Puy, S. “Income Taxation: Is progressivity fostered by the Left and hampered by the Right?”. (2016).

Puy, S. and Ramos-Sosa, M.P. “When Political Parties want to be Ambiguous but they can’t”. (2015).

Puy, S. and Ramos-Sosa, M.P. “Political competition between Heterogenous parties”.


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