foto Rafael B. Boix Domenech
PDI-Catedratic/a d'Universitat
Coordinador/a Curs
Knowledge area: ECONOMIC STRUCTURE (specific)
Department: Economic Structure
Departament d'Estructura Econòmica, Universitat de València Edifici Departamental Oriental, Campus dels Tarongers Avda. dels Tarongers, S/N (4P15), 46022 - València ( España )
(9616) 25033

Dr Rafael Boix is Full Professor at the Departament d'Estructura Economica, Universitat de València. Ph.D. in Economics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He previously held academic position at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and has been visiting researcher at the Politecnico di Milano, visiting professor at the European Business Module of the Università degli Studi di Firenze and in the master courses of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and Escola d'Administració Pública de Catalunya. He has been external consultant for the OECD and has participated in applied research for the Barcelona City Hall, Barcelona's Province, Valencia Regional Government, the Spanish Ministry of Industry, and the European Commission.

Fields of interest Regional and urban economics; creative industries; industrial districts; networks of cities

Recent publications:

- De  Miguel B, Boix R, Villanueva G, De Miguel M (2023): "Predicting Volunteers’ Decisions to Stay in or Quit an NGO Using Neural Networks", VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations . DOI:

- Boix R, Galletto V, Sforzi F, Capone F (2022): “Living innovation machines: modelling innovation in time and space variable-geometry territorial units using machine learning”, European Planning Studies, 31:7, 1422-1442. DOI: 10.1080/09654313.2022.2134727.

- Boix R, Galletto V, Capone F (2022): “Searching for 'rare diamonds'? Industrial districts and innovation in Spain and Italy”, Competitiveness Review.  DOI 10.1108/CR-11-2021-0155.

- Boix R, De Miguel B, Rausell P (2022): “The impact of cultural and creative industries on the wealth of countries, regions and municipalities", European Planning Studies, 27:10, 1940-1958. DOI: 10.1080/09654313.2021.1909540.

- Boix R, Peiró J, Rausell P (2021): “Creative industries and productivity in the European regions. Is there a Mediterranean effect?”, Regional Science Policy & Practice, 13(5), p.1546-1564. DOI: 10.1111/rsp3.12395.

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Second semester
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