Jose Apesteguia

Jose Apesteguia

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Social & Behavioural Sciences

Jose Apesteguia received his PhD in Economics from the Public University of Navarra in 2001. Since then he has been at the University of Bonn as a post-doc and at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, first as a "Ramón y Cajal" fellow and then as an ICREA Research Professor.

Research interests

In my research I study individual decision-making with an emphasis on its psychological foundations. I use theoretical tools as well as adopt an empirical approach to try to better understand individual decision-making, and to improve the predictive power of the decision-making models in economic environments.

Selected research activities

-Seminar invitations: ECARES-Universite Libre de Bruxelles, March 2022; THEMA CY Cergy Paris University, March 2022.

-Workshop presentations: SITE Conference "Psychology and Economics," Stanford, August 2022; BSE Summer Forum "Preferences and Bounded Rationality," Barcelona, June 2022.

-PhDs: Rui Guan (Universitat Pompeu Fabra).

-Scientific Committee: "Bounded Rationality in Choice" Annual Meetings, Spanish Economic Association Meeting.

-Management:  Director of the PhD in Economics, Finance and Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Academic Committee, Barcelona School of Economics.

-Editorial: Journal of the European Economic Association (Associate Editor), Journal of Mathematical Economics (Associate Editor).

-Teaching: Behavioral Decision Theory, PhD in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Topics in Microeconomics, BSc in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Bojos per l’economia!, CREi-Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera.

-Grants: Spanish Ministry of Science: PID2021-125538NB-I00 (2022-2025), 162962 Euros.