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BADAL VALERO, ELENA

BADAL VALERO, ELENA

PDI-Ajudant Doctor/A
BAEZA SAMPERE, ISMAEL

BAEZA SAMPERE, ISMAEL

PDI-Prof. Permanent Laboral Ppl
Coordinador/a Curs

(9638) 28410

ismael.baeza@uv.es

BALLESTER MIQUEL, LAURA

BALLESTER MIQUEL, LAURA

PDI-Titular d'Universitat
Secretari/a de Departament

Office 5B07 Faculty of Economics University of Valencia Avenida de los Naranjos s/n 46022 Valencia

(9616) 25079

laura.ballester@uv.es

Biography
 

Framed within the field of ​​quantitative finance, my research career has been mainly focused on the analysis and measurement of financial risks, specifically the study of interest rate risk and credit risk. With regard to my research on the management of interest risk, this has focused on determining the incidence of interest rate risk in the Spanish banking sector by measuring the sensitivity of credit institutions to interest rate movements. Regarding the credit risk studies, these have focused on the analysis of the transmission and contagion of this type of risk, measured through the credit default swap (CDS) market, both for the European and American markets. 

In relation to other aspects of my research career, I have participated in several research projects of a competitive nature in the field of finance and I have been a principal researcher in a project of the University of Valencia (2013) and the Ramón Areces Foundation (2014-2016). I have completed two visiting researches at Cass Business School (City University London) and I received the Doctoral Thesis Prize (2010) from the Economic and Social Council of the Valencian Community and the Teaching Excellence Award (2019) from the Social Council of the University of Valencia. I have been a speaker at more than 38 national and international conferences, and I have attended more than 25 courses related to research and teaching.

I have a six-year period of research and accreditation for tenured university professors recognized by ANECA. I have published in prestigious journals such as Emerging Markets Review, Journal of Empirical Finance, International Review of Financial Analysis, International Review of Economics and Finance, Mathematic, Finance Research Letters, Research in International Business and Finance, Spanish Journal of Finance and Accounting and Spanish Review of Financial Economics. Finally, I have been the organizer of the 15th INFINITI Conference on International Finance held at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Valencia in 2017, I have been a member of the academic committee of the Chair in International Finance of Banco Santander from 2014 to 2018 and I am since 2020 associate editor of the journal Finance Research Letters.

BREL PEDREÑO, MARIA DE LAS AMERI

BREL PEDREÑO, MARIA DE LAS AMERI

PDI-Associat/Da Universitari/A

(9616) 25923

america.brel@uv.es

CARCHANO ALCINA, OSCAR

CARCHANO ALCINA, OSCAR

PDI-Contractat/Da Doctor/A
Coordinador/a Curs
Biography
 

[Biography, english version]

DESCALS I TORMO, ASENSI

DESCALS I TORMO, ASENSI

PDI-Titular d'Universitat

Edif. Dep. Oriental. Despacho 2B10 Avda Tarongers s/n, 46022 VALENCIA Tutorias Lunes y jueves 10:30-13:30

(9638) 28613

asensi.descals@uv.es

DEVESA CARPIO, JOSE ENRIQUE

DEVESA CARPIO, JOSE ENRIQUE

PDI-Titular d'Universitat

Despacho 5D03. Facultad de Economía. Avda. Tarongers s.n. 46022-VALENCIA

(9638) 28378

enrique.devesa@uv.es

FERRER LAPEÑA, ROMAN

FERRER LAPEÑA, ROMAN

PDI-Catedratic/a d'Universitat

(9616) 25001

roman.ferrer@uv.es

FORES MARZA, JOAQUIN FRANCISCO

FORES MARZA, JOAQUIN FRANCISCO

PDI-Associat/Da Universitari/A
GONZALEZ BAIXAULI, EUSEBIO CRISTOBAL

GONZALEZ BAIXAULI, EUSEBIO CRISTOBAL

PDI-Titular d'Universitat
Director/a de Departament
IBAÑEZ ESCRIBANO, ANA MARIA

IBAÑEZ ESCRIBANO, ANA MARIA

PDI-Titular d'Universitat

(9638) 28385

ana.m.ibanez@uv.es

LLEDO BENITO, JOSEP

LLEDO BENITO, JOSEP

PDI-Ajudant Doctor/A

(9638) 28416

josep.lledo@uv.es

MARTINEZ DE LEJARZA ESPARDUCER, IGNACIO MA

MARTINEZ DE LEJARZA ESPARDUCER, IGNACIO MA

PDI-Catedratic/a d'Escola Universitaria
MARTINEZ DE LEJARZA ESPARDUCER, JUAN

MARTINEZ DE LEJARZA ESPARDUCER, JUAN

PDI-Titular d'Escola Universitaria
MORILLAS JURADO, FRANCISCO GABRIEL

MORILLAS JURADO, FRANCISCO GABRIEL

PDI-Titular d'Universitat
Director/a Titulacio Master Oficial

Facultat d'Economia Avda Tarongers s/n 46022 València (Despatx 2A07)

(9616) 25384

francisco.morillas@uv.es

MUÑOZ MURGUI, FRANCISCO

MUÑOZ MURGUI, FRANCISCO

PDI-Titular d'Universitat
Dega/Degana / Director/a Ets
PEREZ BENEDITO, MIGUEL ANGEL

PEREZ BENEDITO, MIGUEL ANGEL

PDI-Titular d'Escola Universitaria
PEREZ GIMENEZ, VIRGILIO

PEREZ GIMENEZ, VIRGILIO

PDI-Ayudante Doctor/A
Biography
 

Graduated in Business Administration and Management, master's degree in Big Data and Business Intelligence and doctor in Industrial Economics from the University of Valencia. In his doctoral thesis he focused on the generation of tools and procedures to build quality datasets. He has participated in various research projects related to the generation of quality data and the proposal of socioeconomic indicators. Some examples are: “Understanding individual behavior in a dynamic context: Information, Culture and Institutions” (PID2021-128228NB-I00IP), funded by the Ministry of Economy and Innovation or “Information, context, characteristics and preferences: mediators of economic change And social. Create effective institutions and committed societies” (AICO/2021/257), funded by the Department of Innovation, Universities, Science and Digital Society of the Generalitat Valenciana. As a member of the Research Group on Electoral Processes and Public Opinion (GIPEyOP) he has participated in the development of the SEA Database, the most complete database on electoral results in Spain. As director of the Research Group "Defense Economics, Cybersecurity and Protection", he has been the Principal Investigator of the project “A year of war in Ukraine: Spaniards' assessment of the conflict and its involvement in security and the economy”, funded by the Center for Sociological Research (CIS). It has participated in several contracts and transfer agreements, among which the service of identification and analysis of indicators for monitoring the economy of the Valencian Community stands out or the development of a system of functional indicators aimed at collecting, analyzing and transmitting information on the dynamics of culture at the local level.

PEREZ-SALAMERO GONZALEZ, JUAN M

PEREZ-SALAMERO GONZALEZ, JUAN M

PDI-Titular d'Universitat

Despacho 5D12. Quinta Planta. Facultat d'Economia. Av. Tarongers, s/n 46022-Valencia.

(9616) 25078

juan.perez-salamero@uv.es

ROCHER MOLIO, JUAN

ROCHER MOLIO, JUAN

PDI-Associat/Da Universitari/A
ROMO GARCIA, MIGUEL

ROMO GARCIA, MIGUEL

PDI-Associat/Da Universitari/A

Despacho 5D02 - Facultad de Economía - Avda. Los Naranjos s/n - 46022 - Valencia

miguel.romo@uv.es

SEGURA GISBERT, JORGE

SEGURA GISBERT, JORGE

PDI-Associat/Da Universitari/A

(9638) 28409

jorge.segura@uv.es

TORRO I ENGUIX, HIPOLIT

TORRO I ENGUIX, HIPOLIT

PDI-Catedratic/a d'Universitat
Director/a Titulacio Master Oficial

Facultat d’Economia Av. dels Tarongers s/n 46022 Valencia Spain

(9616) 25074

hipolit.torro@uv.es

Biography
 

Hipolit Torro is currently professor of Financial Economics at the Universitat de València, Spain. He has a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration from the Universitat de València, a M.Sc. in Financial Mathematics from the Universities of Edingburgh and Heriot-Watt and a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from the Universitat de València. He has published a number of referred articles in finance and economics academic journals (Energy Economics, Energy Policy, The Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Quantitative Finance, The Journal of Risk, Journal of Banking and Finance,…) and he has contributed to several books and conference proceedings. He has participated as a lead investigating member in research projects funded by the Generalitat Valenciana, Fundación Caja de Madrid, the Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, and the Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia of Spain. His current areas of interest are Energy Derivatives (electricity, oil, natural gas and renewable energy sources), Asset Pricing and Risk Portfolio Management.

VIDAL LLANA, JUAN JOSE

VIDAL LLANA, JUAN JOSE

PDI-Ayudante Doctor/A
Biography
 

BSc in Mathematics from the University of Valencia. MSc in Actuarial and Financial Sciences from the University of Valencia. PhD in Business from the University of Barcelona. He currently works as a professor at the University from Valencia in the area of Applied Economics and as a technological consultant for the transformation of industry 4.0, optimization of production in factories with Big Data and improved customer service. Chartered actuary with 3+ years of experience training and deploying models of large-scale Machine Learning in multinational insurers for a more accurate customer pricing. Among his publications are methodologies based on Machine Learning to compare years with low mobility of the population (such as 2020 due to Covid-19), in order to rate more precisely to the insured. He also has publications applying and improving Quantile Regression algorithms to predict large risks in data telematics and in the valuation of financial assets with the objective of detect potential losses in portfolios. Finally, he studies interconnection of the financial markets to estimate the impact of anomalous events such as wars and financial crises in other countries.

Interests: Regression Analysis, Automobile Insurance, Risk Assessment, International Finance, Asset Allocation

VIDAL MELIA, CARLOS

VIDAL MELIA, CARLOS

PDI-Catedratic/a d'Universitat

Despacho 5D07 Avda. Tarongers, s/n 46022 Valencia 96 382 83 83 carlos.vidal@uv.es

(9638) 28383

carlos.vidal@uv.es

Biography
 

Dr. Carlos Vidal-Meliá is  Professor (Full) of Social Security and Actuarial Science at Valencia University (Spain), and research affiliation with the Instituto Complutense de Análisis Económico (ICAE), Complutense University of Madrid (Spain), and the Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), UNSW (Australia).   He also works as an independent consultant-actuary. He holds a PhD. in Economics from the University of Valencia, a degree in Actuarial Science from the Complutense University of Madrid and a degree in Business from the University of Valencia. He has worked as an adviser on company and personal pension schemes and as a financial economist for small firms.

He has published several papers in refereed journals such as Mathematics, Economic Research-Ekonomska Istraživanj, SORT (Statistics and Operations Research Transactions), Journal of Population Ageing, Sustainability, SERIEs (Journal of the Spanish Economic Association), Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, Astin Bulletin, Applied Economics , Journal of Economic Policy Reform,  Journal of Pensions Economics and Finance , International Social Security Review , Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, Fiscal Studies, or Journal of Risk and Insuranceamong others.

His research interests include public pension reforms, automatic balance mechanisms, the actuarial balance for pay-as-you-go finance, the theoretical basis for integrating retirement and permanent disability using a generic NDC framework, the assessment of the 2011-2013 reforms of the public pension system in Spain using the Swedish pension system as a benchmark, the idea of combining retirement and long-term care annuities with graded benefits, gender redistribution when using unisex conversion factors to compute the initial benefit of life care annuities embedded in a PAYG pension system, the analysis of whether the rates levied to cover the actuarial cost of pensions deriving from occupational injury and disease are the appropriate ones, and the representativeness of the Continuous Sample of Working Lives (CSWL). In November 2014 he was awarded (jointly with Manuel Ventura-Marco) the Actuarial SCOR Prize for Spain and Portugal.

In 2009, working within the framework of the Toledo pact (Pacto de Toledo), Prof. Vidal-Meliá proposed the reform of the Spanish pension system following the philosophy that inspired the reform of the public pension system in Sweden, i.e. the introduction of notional accounts, actuarial balances, automatic balance mechanisms and personalized information statements. His proposal was aimed at improving the system’s equity, transparency, solvency and communication with contributors and pensioners. Unfortunately, the results of the 2011-2013 Spanish reform deviate significantly away from his proposal:

Carlos Vidal-Meliá (2014), “An Assessment of the 2011 Spanish Pension Reform Using the Swedish System as Benchmark” Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 13 (03), 297-333.

Carlos Vidal-Meliá (2014), “Una storia infinita (The 2011-2013 Spanish pension reform: a never-ending story)” Opificium, Revista Consiglio Nazionale Periti Industriali, 5 (4), 38-41.