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Curriculum Vitae

Antonio J. Ávila Cano

PhD in Economics, Universidad de Málaga
Associate Professor

Líneas de investigación:

  • Industrial Economics
  • Sports Economics
  • Econophysics

Publicaciones seleccionadas:

  • Measuring competitive balance in sports leagues that award bonus points, with an application to rugby union (with D. Owen & F. Triguero-Ruiz), European Journal of Operational Research, 2023, 309 (2), 939-952.
  • On competitive balance in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League (with F. Triguero-Ruiz), Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2023, 70, 231– 248.
  • On the control of competitive balance in the major European football leagues (with F. Triguero-Ruiz), Managerial and Decision Economics, 2023, 44(2), 1254-1263.
  • Identifying the Maximum Concentration of Results in Bilateral Sports Competitions (with A. Ruiz-Sepulveda & F. Triguero Ruiz). Mathematics, 2021, 9, 1293. Special Issue Application of Mathematics in Applied Economics.
  • Firm growth in the 21st century: Does the Andalusian economy comply with Gibrat’s Law? (with J.M. Domínguez-Jurado & F. Triguero-Ruiz), Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2021, 577, Econophysics, 126064, 1-15.
  • The distance to competitive balance: a cardinal measure (with F. Triguero-Ruiz), Applied Economics, 2019, 51 (7), 698-710.


  • Microeconomics. Degree in Business Administration and Management at the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences

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