Journal Articles

  1. Chaudhuri S, Juan P, Serra L, Varga D, Saez M (2023). Modeling Spatial Dependencies of Natural Hazards in Coastal Regions: A Nonstationary Approach with Barriers. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment (recently accepted).
  2. Vega Álvarez F, Agudelo-Suárez A A, Brocal, F, Delclós, J, García González, G, García, V, Ramada JM, Serra L, Vargas-Prada S, Utzet M, Serra C (2023). Archivos, posicionada en la senda del impacto. Archivos de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales, 26(1), 11-19.
  3. Juan P, Braulio-Gonzalo, Díaz-Ávalos C, Bovea M, *Serra L (2022). Bayesian and network models with covariate effects for predicting heating energy demand (recently accepted at Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology).
  4. Serra L, Silva JI, Vall-Llosera L (2022). The unemployment effects of closing non-essential activities during the COVID-19 lockdown: The Spanish municipalities. Economic Analysis and Policy.
  5. Vall·llosera L, *Serra L, Saurina C, Sanz-Barbero B, Vives-Cases C, López MJ, Otero-Garcia L, Pérez G, Renart G (2022). Prevalence of sexual harassment among young Spaniards before, during, and after the COVID-19 lockdown period in Spain. Q2 BMC Public Health, 22, 1888.
  6. Boqué P, Saez M, Serra L (2022). Need to go further: using INLA to discover limits and chances of burglaries’ spatiotemporal prediction in heterogeneous environments. Crime Sci 11, 7.
  7. Serra L, Detotto C, Vannin, M (2022). Public lands as a mitigator of wildfire burned area using a spatio-temporal model applied in Sardinia. Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, 1-15.
  8. Serra LVall-llosera Casanovas L, Varga D, Saurina Canals C, Saez M, Renart Vicens G (2022). Analysis of the geographic pattern of the police reports for domestic violence in Girona (Spain). BMC Public Health
  9. Vall-llosera Casanovas L, Renart Vicens G, Saurina Canals C, Serra L (2022). Entrepreneurial skills in university degrees. Intangible Capital, 18(2) 
  10. Forcada-Parilla I, Reig-Garcia G, Serra L, Juvinyà-Canal D (2022). The influence of doing shift work on the lifestyle habits of primary care nurses. Nursing Reports, 12(2), 291-303.
  11. Vinuesa RV, Serra C, Serra L, Benavides FG, (2022). Sickness absence, medical and workplace conditions during pregnancy in a cohort of healthcare workers. Archivos de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales, 25(2), 101-118.
  12. Serra L, Farrants K, Alexanderson K, Ubalde M, Lallukka T (2022). Trajectory analyses in insurance medicine studies: Examples and key methodological aspects and pitfalls. PLoS ONE 17(2): e0263810.
  13. Serra L, Detotto C,  Juan P, Vannini M (2022). Intersectoral and spatial spill‑overs of firms’ bankruptcy in Spain. Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences.
  14. Ayala-García A, Serra L, Hernando-Rodriguez JC, Benavides FG (2021). Returning to work after a sickness absence due to cancer: a cohort study of salaried workers in Catalonia (Spain). Scientific Reports, 11(1): 1-11.
  15. Sanz-Barbero B, Saurina C, Serra L, Renart Vicens G, Vall-llosera L, Otero-García L, López MJ, Perez G, Vives-Cases C (2021). Prevalence and associated factors with sexual violence victimisation youth before, during and after the COVID-­19 lockdown: a cross-­sectional study in Spain. BMJ Open, 11(11): e055227.
  16. Renart Vicens G, Vall-llosera Casanovas L, Saurina Canals C, Serra L (2021). Entrepreneurship analysis in Spanish universities. Higher Education, Skills and work-based learning.
  17. Chaudhuri S, Juan P, Serra L (2021). Analysis of precise climate pattern of Maldives. A complex island structure. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 44, 101789.
  18. Susak H, Serra-Saurina L, Demidov G, Rabionet R, Domènech L, Bosio M, ... & Ossowski S (2021). Efficient and flexible Integration of variant characteristics in rare variant association studies using integrated nested Laplace approximation. PLoS computational biology, 17(2), e1007784.
  19. Ayala-Garcia A, Serra L, Ubalde-Lopez M (2021). Association between early working life patterns, in publicly and privately owned companies, and the course of future sickness absence due to mental disorders: a cohort study in Catalonia (Spain). BMJ open, 11(2), e040480.
  20. Díaz-Avalos C, Juan P, Chaudhuri S, Sáez M, Serra L (2020). Association between the New COVID-19 Cases and Air Pollution with Meteorological Elements in Nine Counties of New York State. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(23), 9055.
  21. Hernando-Rodriguez JC, Serra L, Benavides FG, Ubalde-Lopez M (2020). Sickness absence trajectories following labour market participation patterns: a cohort study in Catalonia (Spain), 2012-2014. BMC Public Health, 20(1), 1-16.
  22. Boqué P, Serra L, Saez M (2020). “Surfing” burglaries with forced entry in Catalonia. Large-scale testing of near repeat victimisation theory. European Journal of Criminology, 1477370820968102.
  23. March A, Villar R, Ubalde-Lopez M, G Benavides F, Serra L (2020). Do birthrates contribute to sickness absence differences in women? A cohort study in Catalonia, Spain, 2012-2014. PLoS One, 15(8), e0237794.
  24. Serra L, Ubalde-Lopez M, G.Benavides F (2020). Incapacidad permanente y mortalidad prematura en una cohorte de afiliados a la Seguridad Social en España, 2004-2015. Gaceta Sanitaria.
  25. Trilles S, Belen Vicente A, Juan P, Ramos F, Meseguer S, Serra L (2019). Reliability Validation of a Low-Cost Particulate Matter IoT Sensor in Indoor and Outdoor Environments Using a Reference Sampler. Sustainability, 11(24), 7220.
  26. Bussu A, Detotto C, Serra L (2019). Indicators to prevent university drop-out and delayed graduation: an Italian case.  Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education.
  27. Ubalde-Lopez M;,Hernando-Rodriguez JC, Benavides FG, Serra L  (2019). Trajectories of sickness absence among salaried workers: evidence from the WORKss cohort in Catalonia (Spain), 2012-2014.  BMJ Open, 9(7), e029092.
  28. Lear-Claveras A, Ubalde-Lopez M, Serra L (2019). Labor market situation after an episode of sickness absence due to malignant neoplasia. Evidence from a Spanish cohort. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 506. 
  29. Villar R, Serra L, Serra C, Benavides FG (2019). Working conditions and absence from work during pregnancy in a cohort of healthcare workers. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 76(4), 236-242.
  30. Arroyo E, Cabrera-León A, Renart G, Saurina C, Serra L, Daponte A, & Saez M. (2019). Did psychotropic drug consumption increase during the 2008 financial crisis? A cross-sectional population-based study in Spain. BMJ Open, 9(1), e021440.
  31. Detotto C, Serra L, Vannini M (2018). Did specialised courts affect the frequency of business bankruptcy petitions in Spain? European Journal of Law and Economics.
  32. Colomer J, Serra L, Cañabate D, Serra T. (2018) Evaluating Knowledge and Assessment-Centered Reflective-Based Learning Approaches. Sustainability, 10, 3122. doi: 10.3390/su10093122
  33. Villar R, Benavides FG, Serra L, Serra C. (2018) Prestación por riesgo durante el embarazo e incapacidad temporal en una cohorte de trabajadoras del parc de salut mar (Barcelona, España). Gaceta-D-17-00481R2 (in press)
  34. Vicente AB, Juan P, Meseguer S, Díaz-Avalos C, *Serra L (2018). Variability of PM10 in industrialized-urban areas. New coefficients to establish significant differences between sampling points. Environmental Pollution 234: 969-978
  35. López Gómez MA, Serra, L, Delclos GL, Benavides FG. (2017). Employment history indicators and mortality in a nested case-control study from the Spanish WORKing life social security (WORKss) cohort. PLoS ONE 12(6): e0178486
  36. Solans M, *Serra L, Renart G, Osca-Gelis G, Comas R, Vilardell L, Gallardo D, Marcos-Gragera R. (2017). Incidence and survival of Hodgkin lymphoma patients in Girona (Spain) over three decades: a population-based study. Eur J Cancer Prev. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28590273
  37. Alsina A, Ayllón S, Colomer J, Fernández Peña R, Fullana J, Pallisera M, Pérez-Burriel M, *Serra L. (2017). Improving and evaluating reflective narratives: A rubric for higher education students. Improving and evaluating reflective narratives: A rubric for higher education students. Teaching and Teacher Education 63: 148-158.
  38. López-Ruiz M, Mancebo N, Pérez K, *Serra L, Benavides FG.(2017). Lesiones mortales de tráfico en España relacionadas con el trabajo según el motivo del desplazamiento y según sexo (2010-2013). Rev.Esp. Salud Pública 91: e1-e8
  39. Serra L, López Gómez MA, Sanchez-Niubo A, Delclos GL, Benavides FG (2017). Application of latent growth modeling to identify different working life trajectories: the case of the Spanish WORKss cohort. Scandinavian Journal of Work Environmental Health, 43(1):42-49
  40. Cabrera-León A, Daponte A, Mateo I, Arroyo E, Bartoll X, Bravo MJ, Felicitas M, Renart G, Álvarez-dardet C, Martí-dell’olmo M, Bolívar J, Saez M, Escribà-agüir V, Palència L, López MJ, Saurina C, Puig V, Martín U, Gotsens M, Borrell C, Serra L, Sordo L, Bacigalupe A, Rodríguez-sanz M, Pérez G, Espelt A, Ruiz M, Bernal M. (2017). Indicadores contextuales para evaluar los deteminantes sociales de la salud y la crisis económica espanyola. Gaceta Sanitaria 31(3): 194-203.
  41. Díaz-Avalos C, Juan P, *Serra L (2016). Modeling fire size of wildfires in Castellon (Spain), using spatiotemporal marked point processes. Forest Ecology and Management 381: 360-369
  42. Serra L, Saez M, Juan P, Varga D, Mateu J. (2014). A spatio-temporal Poisson Hurdle point process to model wildfires. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 28 (7), 1671-1684.
  43. Serra L, Saez M, Mateu J, Varga D, Juan P, Diaz-Ávalos C, Rue H. (2014). Spatio-temporal log Gaussian Cox processes for modelling wildfire occurrence. The case of Catalonia, 1994-2008. Environmental Ecologic and Statistics, DOI: 10.1007/s10651-013-0267-y.
  44. Serra L, Juan P, Varga D, Mateu J, Saez M. (2013). Spatial pattern modelling of wildfires in Catalonia, Spain 2004-2008. Enviromental Modelling & Software, 40, 235-244.



  1. Daponte A, Cabrera-León A, Mateo I, Espinosa E, Arroyo E, Saez M, Renart G, Saurina C, Serra L, Bartoll X, Bravo Mj, Domínguez-Berjón Mf, López Mj, Álvarez-Dardet C, Marí-Dell'olmo M, Bolívar J, Escribà-Agüira V, Palència L. (2019).  Atlas de los determinantes sociales de la salud en España. Evolución y variabilidad entre las Comunidades Autónomas. Granada:  Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública. 
  2. Barceló MA, Renart G, Coenders G, Saez M, Vall·llosera L, Saurina C, Escaramís G, Coromina Ll, Serra L, Arroyo E. (2019). Estadística i Econometria amb RStudio. Quaderns 14. Girona: Documenta Universitaria/UdG-publicacions.
  3. Serra L, Juan P, Varga D (2017). Spatial prediction and mapping temperature. Classical kriging and INLA. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-330-07571-9
  4. Serra L (2014). Mixed models and point processes. Statistical models for the prediction and prevention. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-659-56492-5
  5. Renart G, Serra L, Coenders G, Coromina Ll, Saurina C, Saez M. (2013) Estadística amb R-COMMANDER. Girona: Documenta Universitaria and University of Girona. ISBN: 978-84-9984-214-1.

Book Chapters

  1. Aragó P, Salvador P, Juan P, Díaz-Avalos C, Serra L, Sáez M, Varga D, Trilles S, Mateu J. Aplicación de modelos de procesos puntuales para la caracterización espacio-temporal del régimen de incendios en el este de España. VI Congreso Forestal Español, Vitoria, Junio 2013. ISBN: 978-84-937964-9-5.
  2. Serra L, Saez M, Varga D, Tobías A, Juan P, Mateu J. Spatio-temporal modelling of wildfires in Catalonia, Spain, 1994-2008, through log gaussian Cox processes. En Brebbia CA, Perona G (eds). Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Forest Fires III. ISBN: 978-1-84564-584-7. Southampton: WITpress, 2012, pp. 39-49.