Casilda Lasso de la Vega

Education

PhD in Mathematics, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain, 1990 (premio extraordinario)

Title of thesis: Integración simpléctica de las foliaciones de Poisson soportadas por la foliación de Reeb; supervisor: Professor Gilbert Hector (University Claude Bernard Lyon I)

Diplôme de Etudes Approfondies Spécialité Mathématiques Pures

University Claude Bernard Lyon I, 1987-88

Degree in Mathematics

University of Zaragoza, Spain, 1984

 

Employment

2016-present          Full Professor, University of the Basque Country.

1992-2016               Associate professor with tenure, University of the Basque Country.

1984-1992              Assistant professor, University of the Basque Country.

2002-2008             Head of the Department of Applied Economics IV, University of the Basque Country

 

 Research Interest

 Inequality, Poverty and Polarization.

 

Visits to other research centers (post-doctoral period)

-   Université Montpellier I, LAMETA, Montpellier, France, June 2013

-   Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy, January 2013

-   BWPI, University of Manchester, March-June, 2010.

-   OPHI, University of Oxford, March-June, 2009.

 

Teaching experience

-   Mathematics for undergraduate.

-  Operations Research for undergraduate, Ph.D. and master students.

-  Optimal Control Theory for undergraduate, Ph.D. and master students.

-  Measuring the human development and the poverty, Ph.D. and master students.

-  Dynamic Optimization, Ph.D. and master students. 

-  Social Choice and Welfare, Ph.D. and master students. 

 

 

Student’s advising activities

 Ph. D. thesis

  • Mariateresa Ciommi, Measuring diversity, University of Pescara, April 2012, co-advisor Ernesto Savaglio (European award)
  • Oihana Aristondo, Proposing indicators for a consistent measurement of the inequality among the poor and the inequality of bounded distributions, University of the Basque Country, January 2012.  (European award)
  • Henar Diez, Some Characterizations in the inequality, poverty and polarization fields, University of the Basque Country, June 2009, co-advisor Ana Urrutia. (European award)

 

Master thesis

  • Analysing the poverty in Spain during the crisis”, Irene Luvumbo, (co-dirigido con Oihana Aristondo), 2015
  • Inequality of Opportunities in Earnings in Spain (2005-2011)”, Mazin Taha, (co-dirigido con Oihana Aristondo), 2015
  • Eneko Alcalde Martínez, INCOME INEQUALITY DYNAMICS DURING THE SPANISH CRISIS, (co-dirigido con María José Gutiérrez), 2014
  • Miriam Sarria Ruiz, “ANALYSIS OF GENDER IN THE SUPERVISORY AND EXECUTIVE BOARDS OF THE FIRMS LISTED ON THE STOCK EXCHANGE” (co-dirigido con María José Gutiérrez), 2014
  • Alejandra Vásquez Alvarado, “Income and Gender Segregation Among Spanish Families”, (co-dirigido con María José Gutiérrez), 2014
  • Lecuona Aguirreche Agurtzane: “Inequality of opportunity in education”, 2012.
  • Rodríguez Iglesias, Germán: "Measuring multidimensional deprivation in a counting approach: an empirical analysis using the 27 European countries", 2011.
  • Aristondo Echeberria, Oihana: "Análisis de la sensibilidad a la desigualdad en las componentes del IDH", 2005.
  • Etxezarreta Etxarri, Aitziber: "Análisis de descomposición de medidas de desigualdad", 2002.
  • Pérez Guinea, Alfredo: "Análisis de la medida socioeconómica de la pobreza. Propuesta de una medida alternativa al IPH", 2000.
  • Ardanaz Antuñano, Ana María: "Evaluación de la política medioambiental de la OCDE, de España y de la CAPV", 1999.
  • Lopez de Alda, Ana María: "Análisis comparativo de la pobreza en los países en desarrollo", 1997.

 

Articles

  • O. Aristondo, F. Goerlich, C. Lasso de la Vega. A proposal to compare consistently the inequality among the poor, Review of Income and Wealth, 43, 561-572, 2015.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, O. Volij. Segregation, Informativeness and Lorenz Dominance, Social Choice and Welfare, 547-564, 2014.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, O. Volij. A simple proof of Foster's (1983) characterization of the Theil measure of inequality, Economic Modelling, 35, 940–943, 2013.
  • O. Aristondo, C. Lasso de la Vega. Measuring the inequality of bounded distributions: a joint analysis of attainments and shortfalls, Research on Economic Inequality, vol 21, 33-52, 2013.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia, O. Volij. An Axiomatic Characterization of the Theil Inequality ordering. Economic Theory, 54, 757–776, 2013.
  • O. Aristondo, J.L. García-Lapresta, C. Lasso de la Vega, R.A. Marques Pereira. Classical inequality indices, welfare functions, and the dual decomposition. Fuzzy Sets and Systems 228, 114–136. 2013.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, O. Aristondo. Proposing indicators to measure achievement and shortfall inequality consistently. Journal of Health Economics 31, 578-583, 2012.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. A note on multidimensional distribution-sensitive poverty axioms. Research on Economic Inequality, vol 20, 161-173, 2012.
  • O. Aristondo, J.L. García-Lapresta, C. Lasso de la Vega, R.A. Marques Pereira. The Gini index, the dual decomposition of aggregation functions, and the consistent measurement of inequality. International Journal of Intelligent Systems 27, 132-152, 2012.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. Characterizing how to aggregate the individuals’ deprivations in a multidimensional framework, Journal of Economic Inequality 9 (2), 183-194, 2011.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega. Counting poverty orderings and deprivation curves, Research on Economic Inequality, vol 18, 153-172, 2010.
  • O. Aristondo, C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. A new Multiplicative Decomposition for the Foster-Greer-Thorbecke Poverty Indices, Bulletin of Economic Research, 62, 259-267, 2010.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia, A. de Sarachu. Characterizing multidimensional inequality measures which fulfil the Pigou-Dalton bundle principle, Social Choice and Welfare, Vol 35, No.2, 319-329, 2010.
  • J.L. García Lapresta, C. Lasso de la Vega, R.A. Marques Pereira, A. M. Urrutia. A Class of poverty measures induced by the dual decomposition of aggregation functions, International Journal of Uncertainty Fuzziness and Knowledge- Based Systems, Vol.18, No. 4, 493-511, 2010.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia, Henar Diez. Unit Consistency and Bipolarization of Income Distributions, Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 56, No.1, 65-83, 2010.
  • T. Iturralde, C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia, A. Rodríguez. Country risk inequality and polarization in the world. An empirical analysis, Journal of Money, Investment and Banking (Issue 13), 44-54, 2010.
  • F. Goerlich, C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. The Extended Atkinson family and changes in the expenditure distribution. Spain 1973/74-2003, Journal of Income Distribution Vol.18 (1) 20- 4, 2009.
  • H. Díez, C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. Multidimensional Unit- and Subgroup- Consistent Inequality and Poverty Measures: Some Characterizations. Research on Economic Inequality, Vol. 16, pp.189- 211, Ed Emerald, Inglaterra, 2008.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. The Extended Atkinson family: The class of multiplicatively decomposable inequality measures and some new graphical procedures for analysts, Journal of Economic Inequality, Vol. 6, 211- 225, 2008.
  • H. Diez, C. Lasso de la Vega, A. de Sarachu, A. M. Urrutia. A Consistent Multidimensional Generalization of the Pigou-Dalton Transfer Principle: An Analysis, The B. E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, Vol. 7 (art 45), pp. 1-17, 2007.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. An Alternative formulation of Esteban-Gradín-Ray extended measure of polarization, Journal of Income Distribution, Vol.15, 42-54, 2006.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. Path independent multiplicatively decomposable inequality measures, Investigaciones Económicas, Vol.XXIX (2), 379-387, 2005
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. A new factorial decomposition for the Atkinson measure. Economics Bulletin., Vol.4,nº29, 1-12, 2003
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. A framework for pollution -sensitive Human Development Indicators. Environment, Development and Sustainability, Volumen: 3, 199-215, 2001.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia, A. de Sarachu. Indicadores sintéticos de presión sobre la contaminación del aire. Un análisis comparado para las CCAA españolas, Ciudad y Territorio- Estudios Territoriales, Vol. XXXIII. Tercera época Nº130, 707- 721, 2001.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. Desarrollo humano sostenible en las CC.AA. españolas. Ciudad y Territorio- Estudios Territoriales, Vol. XXXII. Tercera época nº 123, 202-223, 1997.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. Determinantes socio-económicos en la formación de la demanda de estudios universitarios. Un análisis comparado para las diferentes comarcas de la C.A.P.V, Ekonomiaz. Revista Vasca de Economía, No37, 202-223, 1997.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega. Groupoïde fondamental et d´holonomie de certains feuilletages régulaires, Publicacions Matematiques, 33, 431-443, 1989.

 

Chapters in books:

  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. IDHM: Un índice de desarrollo humano sensible a la contaminación, pp.203-220 in Ensayos sobre Desarrollo Humano, Icaria ISBN: 84-7426-524-X, Barcelona, 2001.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. Aplicaciones del análisis de homogeneidad al sector del automóvil, pp. 237-266 in El sector de la automoción, nuevas tendencias en la organización productiva, Civitas. Biblioteca Civitas Economía y Empresa Colección Economía, Madrid, 1996.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia, El ajuste estructural y el hambre, pp. 311-332, in El Incendio Frío, Icaria, ISBN: 84-7426-271-2, Barcelona, 1996.
  • Aláez R., Bilbao J., Camino V., Lasso de la Vega C., Longás J.C., Urrutia A., Un análisis de la demanda de transporte universitario en la C.A.P.V, Gobierno Vasco Depósito Legal: BI-1507-96,  Bilbao, 1996.

 

Working Papers (non published)

  • Barrientos A., C. Lasso de la Vega: Assessing wellbeing and deprivation in later life: A counting approach, BWPI Working Paper 151, 2011.
  • Goerlich F., C. Lasso de la Vega, A. M. Urrutia. Extended S-Gini families. Some properties, WP-AD Ivie Instituto valenciano de investigaciones económicas 2009-16, 2009.
  • C. Lasso de la Vega, C. Seidl. The Impossibility of a Just Pigouvian, ECINEQ Working Paper Series, n 69, 2007.

 

 

Presentations in International Conferences

  • GAMES 2016, 5th World Congress of the Game Theory Society, Maastricht, The Netherlands, July 2016
  • PET15, 16th Annual Conference of Association for Public Economic Theory, Luxemburg, July 2015.
  • LII Riunione Scientifica SIEDS, Ancona (Italy), May 2015 (invited).
  • PET14, 15th Annual Conference of Association for Public Economic Theory, Seattle (USA), July 2015.
  • 12th International Meeting of the Society of Social Choice and Welfare, Boston (USA), June 2014.
  • 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of Southern European Economic Theorists (ASSET), Bilbao, Spain, November 2013.
  • Fifth Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, 2013, Bari, Italy.
  • PET13, 14th Annual Conference of Association for Public Economic Theory, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • XIth Journées d’économie publique Louis-André Gérard-Varet, 2012, Marseille (Francia)
  • Fourth Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, 2011, Catania, Italy.
  • CPRC Poverty Conference 2010, Manchester, England.
  • 10th International Meeting of the Society of Social Choice and Welfare, 2010, Moscow, Russia.
  • PET10, 11th Annual Conference of Association for Public Economic Theory, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • LGS-6, Logic, Game Theory and Social Choice, 2009, Tsukuba, Japan.
  • Third Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, 2009, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 9th International Meeting of the Society of Social Choice and Welfare, 2008, Montreal, Canada.
  • Second Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, 2007, Berlin, Germany.
  • LGS-5, Logic, Game Theory and Social Choice, 2007, Bilbao, Spain.
  • First Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, 2005, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
  • Statistics, Development and Human Rights IAOS Conference 2000, Montreaux, Switzerland.

 

Invited Presentations in Workshops

  • I EQUALITAS Workshop on Equality of Opportunity and Intergenerational Mobility, Barcelona, December 2012 (invited presentation).
  • Workshop on “Equity and Poverty”, Universidad Pablo Olavide and IVIE, 2012, Sevilla, Spain (invited presentation).
  • Primo Workshop Internazionale AIQUAV, 2011, Firenze, Italy (invited presentation).
  • Fourth Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, 2011, Catania, Italy.
  • Workshop "New results and perspectives on inequality and poverty", 2011, Milan, Italia (invited presentation).
  • Workshop sobre Distribución de la renta, desigualdad y pobreza en España, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, June 2010.
  • OPHI workshop on the robustness of welfare comparisons, 2009, Oxford, England.

 

 Invited Seminars

  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid, February 2014
  • Universidad Pública de Navarra, October 2013
  • Universidad de Navarra, October 2013
  • Univesrità degli Studi di Trento, Trento, Italy, July 2013
  • University of Montpellier I, LAMETA, Montpellier, France, June 2013
  • Universitat Rovira i Vigili, Reus, Tarragona, Spain, February 2013
  • Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy, January 2013
  • Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain, June 2012
  • University of Montpellier I, LAMETA, Montpellier, France, June 2011
  • Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain, May 2011
  • University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, May 2009
  • Universidad Pablo Olavide, Sevilla, Spain, February 2007
  • Erich-Schneider-Seminar, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany, January 2007

 

Member of scientific committees of conferences

  • 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of Southern European Economic Theorists (ASSET), Bilbao, Spain, November 2013.
  • 7th International Conference on Logic, Game Theory & Social Choice, Bulgaria, July 2011.
  • 6th International Conference on Logic, Game Theory & Social Choice, Tsukuba, Japan, August 2009.

 

Competitive Grants

Basque Country Government, (IT568-13), 2013-2018 (I.P).

Spanish Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, M.EC. (ECO 2012-31346), 2013-2015.

Spanish Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, M.EC. (ECO 2009-11213), 2010-2012.

Spanish Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, M.EC. (SEJ 2006-05455), 2006-2009.

Basque Country Government, (GIC07/146-IT-377-07), 2007-2012.

University of the Basque Country, (UPV/EHU GIU06/44), 2007-2010.

University of the Basque Country, (U.P.V. 05/117), 2005-2007.

University of the Basque Country, (1/U.P.V. 00031.321/H-15954/2004), 2005.

University of the Basque Country, (1/U.P.V. 00166.321/H-15323/2003), 2004.

University of the Basque Country, (1/U.P.V. 031.321/H-14842/2002), 2003.

University of the Basque Country, (U.P.V. 00031.321/HA-7916/2000), 2001.

University of the Basque Country, (U.P.V. 036.321/HA138/99), 2000.

University of the Basque Country, (U.P.V. 036.321/HA007/98), 1999.

INFYDE, 1999-2000.

Basque Country Government, 1992-1994.

 

Refereeing Activity

American Economic Review, Hacienda Pública Española, Investigaciones Económicas, Games and Economic Behavior, Investigaciones Regionales, Journal of Applied Statistics, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Economic Inequality, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Journal of Pubic Economic Theory, Mathematical Social Sciences, Research on Economic Inequality, Review of Income and Wealth, Social Choice and Welfare.

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