Alberto Díaz Dapena is a PhD in Economics from the University of Oviedo (2017). He was a postdoctoral researcher in the European project ‘Integrative mechanisms to address spatial justice and territorial inequalities in Europe - IMAJINE’ and is currently an assistant professor in Economics at the University of Oviedo.
He has carried out different research stays at centers such as the University of Illinois or the Michigan State University (MSU). His research career is focused on the importance of spatial scale in the field of Regional Economics and its effects as well as the differences between rural and urban territories.
ESTUDIO DE LA CAPACIDAD DE ESPAÑA PARA AFRONTAR LOS SHOCKS: RESILIENCIA, INNOVACION, PRODUCTIVIDAD Y EMPLEO
Ministry of Science and Innovation
IMAJINE - Integrative Mechanisms for Addressing Spatial Justice and Territorial Inequalities in Europe
EXIT - Exploring Sustainable Strategies to Counteract Territorial Inequalities from an Intersectional Approach
PhD in Economics - University of Oviedo (2013-2017)
The spatial scale and the empirics of regional economics: growth, convergence and agglomerations
PHD advisors: Fernando Rubiera Morollón and Esteban Fernández Vázquez
Master's Degree in Economics: Economic Analysis Instruments (2012)
Degree in economics (2007-2011)
Diaz-Dapena, A. Moura, T.G.Z., Rubiera-Morollón, F., (2022) From the local economy to the global market Municipal-level spatial economic modelling of international trade for Brazil, International Regional Science Review.
Cartone, A., Díaz-Dapena, A., Langarita, R., Rubiera-Morollón, F., (2021) Where the city lights shine? Measuring the effect of sprawl on electricity consumption in Spain. Land Use Policy, 105(April), 1–11.
Díaz Dapena, A., Fernández Vázquez, E., Rubiera Morollón, F., Viñuela, A., (2021) Mapping poverty at the local level in Europe: A consistent spatial disaggregation of the AROPE indicator for France, Spain, Portugal and the United Kingdom. Regional Science Policy and Practice, 13(1), 63–81
Fernandez-Vazquez, E., Diaz Dapena, A., Rubiera-Morollon, F., Viñuela, A., (2020) Spatial Disaggregation of Social Indicators: An Info-Metrics Approach. Social Indicators Research, 152(2), 809–821.
Díaz-Dapena, A., Fernández-Vázquez, E., Garduño-Rivera, R., Rubiera-Morollon, F., (2019) Economic integration and regional convergence: effects of NAFTA on local convergence in Mexico, 1980–2008. Applied Economics, 51(50), 5515–5527.
Díaz Dapena, A., Rubiera-Morollon, F., Paredes, D., (2019) New Approach to Economic Convergence in the EU: A Multilevel Analysis from the Spatial Effects Perspective. International Regional Science Review, 42(3–4), 335–367.
Díaz-Dapena, A., Fernández-Vázquez, E., Rubiera-Morollón, F., (2017) Labor Density and Wages in Spain: Evidence from Geographically Disaggregated Data. Growth and Change, 49(1), 55–70.
Díaz-Dapena, A., Rubiera-Morollón, F., Pires, M., Gomes, A., (2017) Convergence in Brazil: new evidence using a multilevel approach. Applied Economics, 49(50), 5050–5062.
Díaz-Dapena, A., Rubiera-Morollón, F., Paredes-Araya, D., (2017) Are there different local patterns of convergence concealed beneath the regional level? An analysis for US states and counties using a multilevel approach. The Annals of Regional Science, 58(3), 623–640.
Díaz-Dapena, A., Fernández-Vázquez, E., Garduño-Rivera, G., Rubiera-Morollón, F., (2017) Does trade imply convergence? Analyzing the effect of NAFTA on the local convergence in Mexico. Trimestre Económico, 84(333), 103–120.
Díaz-Dapena, A., Fernández-Vázquez, E., Rubiera-Morollón, F., (2016) The role of spatial scale in regional convergence: the effect of MAUP in the estimation of beta-convergence equations. The Annals of Regional Science, 56(2), 473–489.
Rubiera-Morollón, F., del Rosal-Fernández, I., Díaz-Dapena, A., (2014) Can large cities explain the aggregate movements of economies? Testing the “granular hypothesis” for US counties. Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, 8(2), 109–118.
PhD Award of the University of Oviedo (2020)
Young Researcher Award of the Spanish Regional Science Association (2012)
Michigan State University - United States (2015)
University of Illinois - United States (2014)
Faculty of Economics, University of Oviedo
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