Last January, the head of the department, Iñigo Iturbe, and the Coordinator of the MSc in Quantitative Economics, M. Angeles Carnero, visited KNUST (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology) in Kumasi (Ghana). The visit was part of the Erasmus + teaching staff mobility program, that both University of Alicante and KNUST have since 2019.…Details
Astrophysics, Archeology and Economics, this is the three Prometheus projects of the UA run by three women
Three researchers lead the only projects of the Prometheus program for research groups of excellence – Prometheus 2019, public plan funded by the Department of Education, Research, Culture and Sports of the Generalitat Valenciana. Star Astrophysics, with Amparo Marco, Archeology, with Sonia Gutiérrez, and Economy, with Carmen Herrero, receive public grants from the regional government.…Details
Our colleague Carmen Beviá has been appointed Secretary of Universities and Research of the Generalitat Valenciana. Congratulations, Carmen!
Professor José García-Montalvo (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2019 Rey Jaime I Laureate) visited our Department on November 21st, 2019. Professor García-Montalvo presented a seminar entitled “Gender and credit risk: a view from the loan officer’s desk” at 14:30. In the morning, he participated in a debate on “Economía y big data en la era de las…Details
Workshop for the presentation of the agreement between IMT-Lucca and UA-FAE Friday, October 18 from 11:30 to 13:00 Place: Aula Vicens Vives 11:30 Welcome Remarks by Lola Collado 11:40 Presentation of the Agreement between IMT and UA of co-tutorship and double PhD degree by Massimo Riccaboni 12:00 Ennio Bilancini (IMT), “Does Focality…Details
The Inaugural Lecture of the MSc in Quantitative Economics (QED) and the PhD in Economics, took place on Wednesday, September 25 at 5:00 p.m. in the Sala Polivalente del MUA at the Universidad de Alicante. The Inaugural Conference was given by a former PhD graduate, Ana I. Moro-Egido, a professor at Universidad de Granada, with the…Details
Professor Eric Maskin (Harvard University, 2007 Nobel Laurate) visited our Department on June, 3rd, 2019. Professor Maskin had a meeting with faculty members, and then he spent time chatting with graduate students of our QED program.
Carmen Herrero has been awarded the Research Prize from Social Council of the University of Alicante. This price constitutes a new acknowledgement to her successful career. Congratulations Carmen!
More info here.
Professor Carmen Herrero will participate in the Experts Meeting on “Recasting Human Development Measures” on March 12 and 13, 2018
From February 13rd to March 20th, Professor Manuel Pinho (Columbia University) will teach a 9-hour course on “Globalization and the energy transformation”. The course consists of six sessions of 90 minutes that will be held on Tuesdays from 13:00 to 14:30 in Seminar 3.
We are proud to announce that our colleague Carmen Herrero is the recipient of the 2017 King Jaume I Prize in Economics.Details
Our department is hosting the workshop Alicante Level-k Thinking (aLK) on Nov.7-8.
This workshop is sponsored by Generalitat Valenciana, Conselleria d’Educació, Investigació i Cultura (Prometeo/2013/037)
Organizers: Coralio Ballester and Adam Sanjurjo
Scientific Committee: Carlos Cueva, Carmen Herrero, Iñigo Iturbe and Giovanni Ponti.
Olivier Armantier (FED NY), Carlos Cueva (U. Alicante), Iñigo Iturbe-Ormaetxe (U. Alicante), Raffaele Miniaci (Brescia) and Giovanni Ponti (U. Alicante & LUISS Guido Carli Roma) are organizing the Workshop on Economertic Techniques to Analyze Exerimental Evidence (ExperimetriX), that will take place on 26-27 Oct at the University of Alicante. You may download the progamme here. Sponsored by Generalitat Valenciana (Prometeo/2013/037), Ministerio…Details
On Oct.19-20, the department is hosting the Health Economics Workshop, organized by Carmen Herrero, Iñigo Iturbe and Anna Sanz de Galdeano.
Please, download the progamme here.
Sponsored by Generalitat Valenciana (Prometeo/20137037) and Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (ECO2012-34928)
Our colleague Adam Sanjurjo and Josh Miller U. Bocconi) have written a couple of articles about the hot hand fallacy. Their research has recently been highlighted in The Economist. Click below to see the article.
The hormones testosterone and cortisol may destabilise financial markets by making traders take more risks, according to a study.Details
Last September 24, the Royal Spanish Mathematical Society and Universia presented the new profiles in the so called ArbolMat, the tree of Mathematics. This is a gallery of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American mathematicians in a wide sense, selected on the basis of their contributions to the field, or as their role in promoting excellence…Details
Starting September 1st, 2014, Giovanni Ponti joins the Editorial Board of PLoS ONE, as Academic Editor specialized in Behavioral end Experimental Economics. PLoS ONE is the top publication of the Public Library of Science of the United States, and covers –basically- any research field from a truly interdisciplinary perspective. Published first in 2006, PLoS ONE…Details
The Laboratory for Theoretical and Experimental Economics (LaTEx) has recently been visited by Diario Información. Here we reproduce the article, in Spanish: ¿Qué factores fomentan la iniciativa emprendedora? ¿Cuándo es sostenible la cooperación entre personas? ¿Qué aspectos psicológicos explican la inestabilidad en los mercados financieros? ¿Quién arriesga más a la hora de invertir, los hombres o las…Details
We are proud to announce that our colleague Francesco Turino has successfully completed his tenure-track period in the department and we congratulate him for this achievement. Professor Turino is a macroeconomist who has published very good quality papers in journals like the European Economic Review or the Review of Economic Dynamics. We are confident that he will keep this…Details
Aspen Institute España together with Universidad Carlos III de Madrid organize a seminar on October 4, 5 in La Moraleja, Madrid, under the sponsorship of Fundación Urrutia Elejalde, Uría Menéndez and Campus BBVA. The objective of the seminar is to facilitate the possibility of discussion among a group of about 50 economists and researchers coming form different fields, so…Details
The departament of Fundamentos del Análsisi Económico hosts the Mini-Workshop in Health Economics on June 14th. The organizers are Lola Collado and Climent Quintana-Domeque. The workshop will take place in Sala Ernest Lluch, from 9.15 to 14.10. For more details, click here.
On May 15th, the reports “Desarrollo humano en España. 1980-2011” and “La pobreza en España y sus comunidades autónomas. 2006-2011” about poverty in Spain, were released by IVIE (Valencia Institute of Economic Research) and Bancaja Foundation. The research team was formed by Carmen Herrero (U. Alicante) and Antonio Villar (U. Pablo Olavide and a former faculty member of our department),…Details
Lola Collado‘s paper “Intergenerational linkages in consumption patterns and the geographical distribution of surnames”, joint with I. Ortuño-Ortín and A. Romeu, appears in The Economist‘s article Nomencrazy, that talks about social mobility and surnames.