Department of Economics and Finance, Complutense University of Madrid – GEAR Research Group
Address: Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
Postal Address: Campus Somosaguas, 28223 – Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid, Spain. Phone: +3491 394 2411 ; Room: 303 (Pabellón Prefabricado)

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Research Areas:

  • Input-Output Analysis
  • International Trade
  • Anthropogenical Footprints
  • Emissions Balances
  • MRIO

Scientific Publications:

  • García-Alaminos, Á., et al. (2020). «Reassembling social defragmented responsibilities: the indecent labour footprint of US multinationals overseas.» Economic Systems Research: 1-19. LINK
  • López, L. A., Arce, G., & Jiang, X. (2020). Mapping China’s flows of emissions in the world’s carbon footprint: A network approach of production layers. Energy Economics, 87, 104739. doi: LINK
  • Zafrilla, J.-E., Arce, G., Cadarso, M.-Á., Córcoles, C., Gómez, N., López, L.-A., Monsalve, F., Tobarra, M.-Á., 2019. Triple bottom line analysis of the Spanish solar photovoltaic sector: A footprint assessment. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 114, 109311. LINK
  • López, L.-A., Cadarso, M.-Á., Zafrilla, J., Arce, G., 2019. The carbon footprint of the U.S. multinationals’ foreign affiliates. Nature Communications 10, 1672. LINK
  • López, L.A., Arce, G., Serrano, M. 2019. Extreme Inequality and Carbon Footprint of Spanish Households. In Carbon Footprints: Case Studies from the Building, Household, and Agricultural Sectors. LINK
  • López, L.A., Arce, G., Kronenberg, T. and Rodrigues, J. 2018. Trade from resource-rich countries avoids the existence of a global pollution haven hypothesis. Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 175, pp. 599-611. LINK
  • Cadarso, M.-Á., F. Monsalve, and G. Arce. 2018. Emissions burden shifting in global value chains – winners and losers under multi-regional versus bilateral accounting. Economic Systems Research: 1-23. LINK
  • Arce, G., L. A. López, M. Á. Cadarso, and N. Gómez. 2017. Carbon leakage risk criteria to strengthen the effectiveness of INDCs. In Environmental and Economic Impacts of Decarbonization. Input-Output Studies on the Consequences of the 2015 Paris Agreements, edited by O. Dejuán, et al.: Routledge -Taylor&Francis Group- LINK
  • Arce, G., J. E. Zafrilla, L. A. López, and M. Á. Tobarra. (2017). Carbon footprint of human settlements in Spain. In Carbon Footprint and the Industrial Lifecycle – From Urban Planning to Recycling, edited by R. Álvarez, et al. LINK
  • López, L.A., Arce, G., Morenate, M. and Zafrilla, J.E. (2017): «How does income redistribution affect households’ material footprint?», Journal of Cleaner Production, in press DOI:, LINK
  • López, L.A., Arce, G., Morenate, M. and Monsalve, F. (2016): «Assessing the Inequality of Spanish Households through the Carbon Footprint: The 21st Century Great Recession Effect», Journal of Industrial Ecology (JIE), (Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 571–581). DOI: 10.1111/jiec.12466
  • Arce, G., López, L.A. and Guan, D. (2016): «Carbon emissions embodied in international trade: The post-China era», Applied Energy (APEN), in press. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.05.084
  • Arce, G. (2014): «Fuga de carbono, hipótesis refugio de emisiones e hipótesis alternativas. Una revisión de la literatura», Información Comercial Española (ICE), (Vol. 881, pp. 167-178), December, 2014.
  • Arce, G. (2014): “Emisiones asociadas al comercio internacional: La era post-China”, Póster
  • López, L.A., Cadarso, M.A., Zafrilla, J.E. and Arce, G. (2014): “Assessing the implication on air pollution of an alternative control-based criterion”, Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences (PNAS), June, 4, 2014. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1406948111
  • López, L.A., Arce, G. and Zafrilla, J.E. (2014): “China, refugio de emisiones de España”, Investigación y Ciencia sección Panorama, número 451, mes de abril
  • López, L.-A., Arce, G. and Zafrilla, J.E. (2014): “Financial Crisis, Virtual Carbon in Global Value Chains, and the Importance of Linkage Effects. The Spain–China Case”, Environmental Science & Technology (Vol. 48, pp. 36-44): American Chemical Society
  • Arce, G. (2013): “1.2 gigatoneladas de CO2 evitadas por el comercio internacional”, Póster
  • López, L.A., Arce, G. and Zafrilla, J.E. (2013): “Parcelling virtual carbon in the pollution haven hypothesis”, Energy Economics, vol. 39, pages 177-186


Bachelor´s Degrees

  • Principles of Economics