Departamentos

ÁLVAREZ GONZÁLEZ, FRANCISCO



Assotiate Professor (Titular Universidad), Microeconomics.
Ph. D. in Economics, Universidad Complutense Madrid, 1997.
B.S. in Economics, Universidad Complutense Madrid, 1991.
"People spend some of their time taking non-rational decisions and the rest of their time rationalising them."

Alan Kirman, 2013, citing Pareto.


 


 


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Research interests:

  • Multi-unit multi-bid auctions.
  • Applications of Dynamic Optimization to economics.
  • Applications of Machine Learning to economics.

 


 

Papers in JCR indexed journals: [1]

[1] JCR indexed in the year of submission or later.

[2] In the year of first submission is Scopus and Scholar Google indexed, among others.


Currently under review:

  •  Is small always beautiful? Analysing the efficiency effects of size heterogeneity in renewable electricity auctions. (with P. del Río).
  •  Online auction markets before and during the lockdown (with A. García-Hiernaux and M. Sartarelli).

Other Referred Scientific Publications:

  • A Machine Learning Research Template for Binary Classification Problems and Shapley Values Integration. Software impacts. Vol. 8, May 2021, 100074. Elsevier. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.simpa.2021.100074 (with M. Smith)
  • Cross-bidding in eBay-like environments. Chapter in: Dynamic Analysis in Complex Economics environments. Dynamic Modeling and Econometrics in Economics and Finance book series (DMEF, volume 26), pp. 5-27. Springer. (ISBN: Print 978-3-030-52969-7; Online: 978-3-030-52970-3) (with M. Sartarelli).
  • Maximizing and satisfycing in a choice model based on time allocation, International Journal of Complex Systems in Science, Vol 4(1), pp. 1-6 (2014) (with J.M. Rey and R.G. Sanchís).
  • Pareto-improving cheating in an economic policy game. Chapter in: Stability and Control: Theory Methods and Applications, Vol 22. (ISBN 0-415-30997-2), Chapman & Hall/CRC Florida, USA, 2004, 363-379 (with Ch. Deissenberg).
  • (In spanish) Subastas del Tesoro ¿Cómo debe vender el Tesoro la deuda pública? Chapter in: Estudios en homenaje a Luis Angel Rojo : políticas, mercados e instituciones económicas. Vol 1 ( ISBN 84-7491-764-6), España, 343-366 (with C. Mazón).
  • Opportunity cost of CO2 emission reductions: developing vs. developed economies, Working paper Instituto Complutense Estudios Internacionales, WP12/09, ISBN: 978-84-692-4272-8.

Other Publications:


Four most recent funded research projects (complete list in my CV):

  • Mecanismos, decisiones colectivas y políticas públicas. Funded by Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (Spain). Grant reference PID 2020-114309GB-100. From 2021 to 2023. Researcher.
  • Reglas de elección, mecanismos y decisiones políticas. Funded by Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovacion y Universidades. Grant reference ECO2017-86245-P. From 2018 to 2020. Researcher.
  • Instituciones de mercado, capital humano y tecnología. Funded by Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (Spain). Grant reference ECO2014-56676-C2-2-P. Researcher. From 2015 to 2017.
  • Análisis de mercados: Subastas de Deuda Pública y mercados de derechos de CO2. Funded by Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (Spain). Grant reference SEJ2007-65722  from 2007 to 2010. Main researcher.

Teaching areas:

  • Dynamic Optimization.
  • Game Theory.
  • Introductory Microeconomics.
  • Calculus.

Supervised Thesis:

  • Luis E. Nuño Sevilla (2004).
  • Leonora Millán (2005).
  • Raúl Gutierrez (2013).

Visiting research positions:

  • Tinbergen Institute (Universiteit van Amsterdam), from Sep 1997 to Feb 1998.
  • Centre d-Economie et de Finances Internationales, Universitee Aix-Marseille II, from Sep 1999 to Feb 2000.
  • Department of Economics, Univeristy of Maryland, from Sep 2017 to Dec 2017.
  • Instituto de Políticas y Bienes Públicos, CSIC, from Sep 2019 to Dec 2019.

Programming languages:

  • Numerical methods & Econometrics: currently Python and R, in the past Matlab and Pascal.
  • Documents: Latex. 

CV and contact:

My CV

fralvare@ccee.ucm.es


Postal address:
Departmento Análisis Económico y Economía Cuantitativa, Fac. CC. Económicas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Campus de Somosaguas, Prefabricado, Office N321 Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid, 28223