Mari Paz Espinosa

Address:          Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico II
Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales

Universidad del País Vasco

Avda. Lehendakari Aguirre, 83

48015 Bilbao (Spain)

Phone:             +34 946013781

Fax:                 +34 94 6017123

e-mail: mariapaz.espinosa@ehu.es

 

 

 

Current Position

Full Professor, Economics Department, Universidad del País Vasco

 

 

Education

B.A. in Economics, Universidad del País Vasco, 1982

M.A., Harvard University, 1987

Ph D in Economics, Harvard University, 1988

 

 

 

Publications

-         Aitor Ciarreta, María Paz Espinosa and Aitor Zurimendi, 2013, Are Bar Associations Anticompetitive? An Empirical Analysis of Recommended Prices for Legal Services in Spain. European Journal of Law and Economics DOI 10.1007/s10657-012-9367-7

-         María Paz Espinosa, 2013, Understanding Tariff Deficit and Its Challenges. Spanish Economic and Financial Outlook (SEFO) 2(2), p. 47-55   

-         Pablo Brañas-Garza, Marisa Buceli,  María Paz Espinosa and Teresa García, 2013, Moral cleansing and moral licenses: experimental evidence. Economics and Philosophy.                                

-         María Paz Espinosa y Javier Gardeazabal, 2013, Do students behave rationally in multiple-choice tests? Evidence from a Field Experiment. Journal of Economics and Management                         

-         Aitor Ciarreta, María Paz Espinosa and Cristina Pizarro-Irizar, 2013, Switching from Feed-in Tariffs to a Tradable Green Certificate Market. Lecture Notes in Energy. Springer, ISSN: 2195-1284.

-         Aitor Ciarreta and María Paz Espinosa, 2012, The Impact of Regulation on Pricing Behavior in the Spanish Electricity Market (2002-2005). Energy Economics 34 (6) p. 2039-2045.

-         Jaromir Kováøík, Pablo Brañas-Garza, Ramón Cobo, María Paz Espinosa, Natalia Jiménez  and Giovanni Ponti, 2012, “Prosocial norms and degree heterogeneity in social Networks,” Physica A-Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 391, p. 849-953.

-         Ciarreta, A., M. P. Espinosa and Cristina Pizarro-Irizar, 2012, The Effect of Renewable Energy in the Spanish Electricity Market, Lecture Notes in Information Technology 9, p. 431-436.

-         Pablo Brañas-Garza, Miguel Ángel Durán and María Paz Espinosa, “Favouring Friends”, Bulletin of Economic Research 64(2), p. 172-178.

-         Pablo Brañas-Garza, María Paz Espinosa and María Repolles, 2012, “Time discounting (d) and pain anticipation: Experimental evidence,”,  Revista Internacional de Sociología 70(1), p. 73-81.

-         María Paz Espinosa, Jaromír Kováøík and Giovanni Ponti, 2012, “Strategic Interaction and Conventions,” Revista Internacional de Sociología 70(1), p. 15-26.

-         Pablo Brañas-Garza and María Paz Espinosa, 2011, Unravelling Public Good Games, Games 2(4), p. 434-451.

-         Pablo Brañas-Garza, María Paz Espinosa and Pedro Rey, 2011, “Travellers’ Types,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 78(1/2), p. 25-36.

-         Pablo Brañas-Garza, María Paz Espinosa and María Repolles, “Time discounting (d) and pain anticipation: Experimental evidence,”,  Revista Internacional de Sociología, forthcoming.

-         María Ángeles de Frutos y María Paz Espinosa, 2011, Auctioning Big Facilities under Financial Constraints, in Contributions to Game Theory and Management, vol. 4, ed. Leon A. Petrosjan and Nikolay A. Zenkevich, St. Petersburg, p. 132-153.

-         María Paz Espinosa, Jaromír Kováøík and Giovanni Ponti, “Strategic Interaction and Conventions,” Revista Internacional de Sociología, forthcoming.

-         Pablo Brañas-Garza, María Paz Espinosa and María Repolles, 2010, “Discounting Future Pain: Effects on self-reported pain,” Neuroscience and Medicine 1(1): 14-19.

-         Fernando Aguiar, Pablo Brañas-Garza, María Paz Espinosa and Luis M. Miller, 2010, “Personal identity. A theoretical and experimental analysis” Journal of Economic Methodology 17(3), p. 261-275.

-         María Paz Espinosa and Javier Gardeazabal, 2010, “Optimal correction for guessing in multiple-choice tests” Journal of Mathematical Psychology 54(5), p. 415-425.

-               Aitor Ciarreta and María Paz Espinosa, 2010, “Supply Function Competition in the Spanish Wholesale Electricity Market,” Energy Journal 31(4), p. 137-158.

-               Yolanda Chica and María Paz Espinosa, 2010, “Endogenous Union Formation”, European Journal of Social Sciences 12(3), p. 347-361.

-               Pablo Brañas-Garza, Ramón Cobo, María Paz Espinosa, Natalia Jiménez, Jaromir Kováøík and Giovanni Ponti, 2010, “Altruism and Social Integration,” Games and Economic Behavior 69(2), p. 249-257.

-               Aitor Ciarreta and María Paz Espinosa, 2010, “Market Power in the Spanish Electricity Auction,” Journal of Regulatory Economics 37(1), p. 42-69.

-               Yolanda Chica and María Paz Espinosa, 2009, “Efficient Union Formation and Bargaining Rules in the Labor Market,” European Journal of Social Sciences 8(1), p. 88-106.

-               Pablo Brañas-Garza, Miguel Ángel Durán and María Paz Espinosa, 2009, “The Role of Personal Involvement and Responsibility in Unfair Outcomes: A Classroom Investigation,” Rationality and Society 21(2), p. 225-248.

-               Pablo Brañas-Garza, Ramón Cobo-Reyes, María Paz Espinosa, Natalia Jiménez and Giovanni Ponti, 2009, “Altruism in the Social Network ”, American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings 887, p. 260.

-               Pablo Brañas-Garza and María Paz Espinosa, 2006, “Altruism With Social Roots: An Emerging Literature”, Desarrollo y Sociedad 58, p. 245-260.

-               Iñaki Aguirre and María Paz Espinosa, 2004, “Product Differentiation with Consumer Arbitrage”, International Journal of Industrial Organization 22(2), p. 219-239.

-               María Paz Espinosa and Inés Macho-Stadler, 2003, “Endogenous Formation of Competing Partnerships under Moral Hazard”, Games and Economic Behavior 44, p. 172-183.

-               María Paz Espinosa and Petr Mariel, 2001, “A Model of Optimal Advertising Expenditures in a Dynamic Duopoly”, Atlantic Economic Journal 29(1), p. 135-161.

-               María Paz Espinosa and Elena Iñarra, 2000, “Von Neumann and Morgenstern Stable Sets in a Cournot Merger System”, International Game Theory Review 2(1), p. 29-45.

-               Juan Carlos Bárcena and María Paz Espinosa, 2000, “Multimarket Interaction and Decentralization of R&D Decisions”, Research in Economics 54, p. 235- 247.

-               Philippe Bacchetta and María Paz Espinosa, 2000, “Exchange-of-Information Clauses in International Tax Treaties”, International Tax and Public Finance 7, p. 275-293.

-               Juan Carlos Bárcena and María Paz Espinosa, 2000, “Entry and Managerial Incentives: A Note”, Bulletin of Economic Research 52, 2, p. 175-180.

-               Juan Carlos Bárcena and María Paz Espinosa, 1999, “Should Multiproduct Firms Provide Corporate or Divisional Incentives?” International Journal of Industrial Organization 17(5), p. 751-764.

-               Iñaki Aguirre, María Paz Espinosa and Inés Macho-Stadler, 1998, “Strategic Entry Deterrence through Spatial Price Discrimination”, Regional Science and Urban Economics 28(3), p. 297-314.

-               Sara de la Rica and María Paz Espinosa, 1997, “Testing Employment Determination in Unonised Economies as a Repeated Game”, Scottish Journal of Political Economy 44(2), p. 1-19.

-               María Paz Espinosa and Petr Mariel, 1997, “Advertising in a Dynamic Duopoly”, Politická Ekonomie 2, p. 245-260.

-               Juan Carlos Bárcena and María Paz Espinosa, 1996, “Long-Term or Short-Term Managerial Incentive Contracts”, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 5, p. 343-359.

-               P. Bacchetta and María Paz Espinosa, 1995, “Information Sharing and Tax Competition among Governments”, Journal of International Economics 39, 1-2, p. 103-121.

-               Philippe Aghion, María Paz Espinosa and Bruno Jullien, 1993, “Dynamic Duopoly with Learning through Market Experimentation”, Economic Theory 3(3), p. 517-539.

-               María Paz Espinosa, 1992, “Delivered Pricing, FOB Pricing and Collusion in Spatial Markets”, Rand Journal of Economics 23(1), p. 64-85.

-               María Paz Espinosa, 1992, “On the Efficiency of Location Decisions under Discriminatory Pricing”, International Journal of Industrial Organization 10(2), p. 273-296.

-               María Paz Espinosa and Changyong Rhee, 1989, “Efficient Wage Bargaining as a Repeated Game”, Quarterly Journal of Economics 104(3), p. 565-588.

 

 

Other Publications (in Spanish)

-  María Paz Espinosa, 2013, El déficit tarifario de la electricidad a examen. Cuadernos de Economía.

-  María Paz Espinosa and Cristina Pizarro-Irizar, 2012, Políticas para la reducción del déficit tarifario. Papeles de Economía Española 134, p. 117-126

-  Aitor Ciarreta, María Paz Espinosa and Cristina Pizarro-Irizar, 2012, Efecto de la energía renovable en el mercado diario de electricidad. Escenario 2020, Cuadernos Económicos de ICE 83, p. 101-116.

-  María Paz Espinosa and Penélope Hernández, 2011, “Juegos de Coordinación,” chapter  4 in Economía Experimental y del Comportamiento (coord. Pablo Brañas Garza) ed. Antoni Bosch,  ISBN 978-84-95348-75-3

-   Pablo Brañas-Garza and María Paz Espinosa, 2011, “Economía Experimental y del Comportamiento” Papeles del Psicólogo 32(2), p. 185-193.

-   Aitor Ciarreta, María Paz Espinosa, José Manuel Martín and Aitor Zurimendi, 2010, “El estado de la competencia en las profesiones de abogado y procurador,” p. 1-309. Thomson Reuters-Civitas.  ISBN: 978-84-470-3342-3.

-   Aitor Ciarreta, María Paz Espinosa, José Manuel Martín and Aitor Zurimendi, 2010, “El estado de la competencia en la profesión de notario,” p. 1-156. Marcial Pons. Colección Economía y Derecho, Madrid. ISBN: 978-84-9768-784-3.

-   Pablo Brañas-Garza,  María Paz Espinosa and Teresa García, 2009, “Expectativas sobre comportamiento egoísta”, Cuadernos Económicos de ICE 77, p. 33-43.

-   Flavio Jácome and María Paz Espinosa, 2002, “Estabilidad de acuerdos de libre comercio entre países asimétricos” in Integración Asimétrica y Convergencia Económica de las Américas, Philippe de Lombaerde editor, ISBN: 958-701-101-5, Bogotá, pp. 75-106.

-   Juan Carlos Bárcena and María Paz Espinosa, 1998, “La Organización Interna como Arma Estratégica: Descentralización y Delegación”, Estudios de Economía 25(1), p. 7-23.

-   Philippe Bacchetta and María Paz Espinosa, 1994, “Transmisión de Información Fiscal entre Gobiernos por Motivos Estratégicos”, Hacienda Pública Española 131(4), p. 25-38.

-  María Paz Espinosa, 1993, “Las Teorías del Precio Límite”, in: Lecturas en Economía. En Memoria de Luis Lumbreras, Servicio Editorial de la Universidad del País Vasco.

-  María Paz Espinosa and Elena Iñarra, 1992, “Tecnologías con Economías de Alcance en Sectores en Declive: Su Influencia en la Política Industrial”, Ekonomiaz 23, p. 224-237.

-   María Paz Espinosa and Carlos Ocaña, 1992, “Economía de las Organizaciones”, Cuadernos Económicos de I.C.E. 52, p. 3-6.

-   María Paz Espinosa, 1991, “Intercambio de Información: Una Panorámica”, Revista de Economía Pública 13, p. 113-132.

-   María Paz Espinosa, 1990, “Competencia Espacial: Una Introducción a los Juegos en Localización y Precios”, Cuadernos Económicos de I.C.E. 45(2), p. 49-70.

-   Carlos Ocaña Pérez de Tudela, María Paz Espinosa and Joan Pasqual i Rocabert, 1988, “Asignación de Contratos Públicos y Subastas, con Aplicación al Caso Español”, Monografía número 60, Instituto de Estudios Fiscales.

 

Editorial Committees

-         Spanish Economic Review, Co-editor, 2002-2006.

-         Spanish Economic Review, Associate Editor, 1999-2001.

-         Revista Española de Economía, 1991–1998.

-         Cuadernos Económicos de I.C.E. , 1992-

-         Investigaciones Económicas, 1995-1999.

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