My Curriculum Vitae

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Contact Information
Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea
Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico II
Avenida Lehendakari Aguirre 83
48015 Bilbao (Spain)
Phone: (34) 94 601 38 14      Fax: (34) 94 601 71 23
Email: arantza.gorostiaga@ehu.eus     Home Page: http://www.ehu.eus/agorostiaga


Academic Positions Held

  • Associate Professor. Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico II, Universidad del País Vasco UPV/EHU. Since December 2009.
  • Assistant Professor. Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico II, Universidad del País Vasco UPV/EHU. January 2001 - December 2009.
  • Visiting Professor. Departamento de Economía, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. October 1999- December 2000.
  • Ph D Scholar. CEMFI. October 1996- September 1999.


Education

  • Ph D in Economics. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1999. Advisor: Prof. Albert Marcet.
  • M.A. in Economics. CEMFI, 1994-1996. Distinction for the best academic performance in the master program.
  • B.A. in Economics. Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, 1989-1994.


Publications

  • "¿Cómo afectan el capital público y el capital humano al crecimiento?: Un análisis para las regiones españolas en el marco neoclásico". Investigaciones Económicas. January 1999, vol. 23 pp. 95-114.
  • "Should Fiscal Policy Be Different in a Non-Competitive Framework?". Journal of Monetary Economics. September 2003, vol. 50/6 pp 1311-1331.
  • "Optimal Fiscal Policy with Rationing in the Labor Market", Topics in Macroeconomics, 2005. Vol. 5: No. 1, Article 17.
  • "Optimal Minimum Wages in a Competitive Economy: An Alternative Modelling Approach" with Juan F. Rubio-Ramírez (Duke University). Economic Modelling, 2007. Vol. 24/5 pp. 778-796.
  • "Fiscal Policy and Minimum Wage for Redistribution: An Equivalence Result" joint with Juan F. Rubio-Ramírez (Duke University). Economics Bulletin, 2008. Vol. 5, No. 11, pp.1-8.
  • "Optimal Fiscal Policy in a Multisector Model: The Price Consequences of Government Spending", joint with Steve Cassou (Kansas State University). Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2009, Vol. 11 (2), pp. 177-201.
  • "Second-Best Tax Policy in a Growing Economy with Externalities", joint with Steve Cassou (Kansas State University), María José Gutiérrez (Universidad del País Vasco, UPV/EHU) and Steve Hamilton (Cal Poly State University). International Tax and Public Finance, 2010, Vol. 17 (6), pp.607-626.
  • "Optimal Taxation in the Uzawa-Lucas Model with Externality in Human Capital", joint with Jana Hromcová (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and Miguel-Ángel García-López (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Journal of Economics, 2013, Vol. 108(2), pp. 111-129.
  • "Policy Effects of the Elasticity of Substitution Across Labor Types in Life Cycle Models", joint with Steve Cassou (Kansas State University) and Iker Uribe-Zubiaga (Universidad del País Vasco, UPV/EHU), Economic Modelling, 2013, Vol. 35, pp. 59-70.
  • "On the use of conventional and statistical-learning techniques for the analysis of PISA results in Spain", joint with José Luis Rojo-Álvarez (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos), Neurocomputing, 2016, Vol. 117, pp. 625-637.


Research Grants and Awards

  • Reserch Grants as Head Researcher
    • Fundación Ramón Areces Research Grant. "Optimal Fiscal Policy, Minimum Wages and Redistribution". 2003-2005.
    • Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology Research Grant. "Tax Reforms in Overlapping Generations Models: Application to Human Capital Creation, Efficiency-Inequality Trade-Off and Optimal Tax Structure". 2010-2012.
  • Reserch Grants as Research Team Member
    • Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology Research Grant, 2001-2003. Fundación BBVA Research Grant, 2003-2005. Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology Research Grant, 2004-2006. Spanish Ministry of Education and Science, 2006-2009. Spanish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness, 2013-2015. Basque Government Research Excellence Grant, since 2001. Spanish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness, 2016-2018.
  • CEMFI Fellowship Graduate Student. 1996-1999
  • CEMFI Fellowship M. A. Student. 1994-1996.
  • Distinction for the best academic performance in the master program. CEMFI 1994-1996.


Teaching Experience

  • Macroeconomics at Master in Economics: Empirical Applications and Policies. Universidad del País Vasco, UPV/EHU. 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013.
  • Macroeconomics at Máster en "Economía y Evaluación del Bienestar". Universidad Pablo de Olavide. 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010.
  • Finance Theory at Máster en Banca y Finanzas Cuantitativas. Universidad del País Vasco, UPV/EHU. 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017.
  • Economics at Máster en Banca y Finanzas Cuantitativas. Universidad del País Vasco, UPV/EHU. 2016-2017.
  • Advanced Macroeconomics. Universidad del País Vasco, UPV/EHU. 2000-2001, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011,2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 20016-2017.
  • Introduction to Macroeconomic Theory. Universidad del País Vasco UPV/EHU. 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2016-2017.
  • Introduction to Microeconomic Theory. Universidad del País Vasco UPV/EHU. 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2008-2009.
  • Public Economics. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid 1999-2000.
  • Dynamic Macroeconomics, teaching assistant to Professor Albert Marcet. CEMFI. 1997.
  • Macroeconometrics, teaching assistant to Professor Albert Marcet. CEMFI. 1997.


Professional Service

  • Refereeing: Investigaciones Económicas, IVIE, Spanish Economic Review, Revista de Economía Aplicada, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Journal of Macroeconomics, ANEP, Economic Journal, Centro de Estudios Andaluces, Labour Economics, The B.E. Journals in Macroeconomics, Applied Economics, Economic Modelling , Economic Inquiry, SERIEs-Journal of the Spanish Economic Association, Macroeconomic Dynamics.
  • Secretary of the Spanish Economic Association, 2009-2013.
  • Treasurer of the Spanish Economic Association, 2009-2013.
  • Academic Secretary of the Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico II, Universidad del País Vasco UPV/EHU, 2009-2013.