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Diaz-Serrano, Luis

Full Professor
PhD: Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Despatx: 318
Group: qure
Pho.: 977759891
Email: luis.diaz(ELIMINAR)@urv.cat

Specialties
  • Applied Microeconometrics
  • Housing Economics
  • Immigration Economics
Profile

Luis Diaz-Serrano is a full professor at the Department of Economics of Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV). He joined the department in 2005 and, from September 2007 to June 2010, he has been an associate professor. He obtained his BA in both Statistics and Market Research, and his MSc in Quantitative and Regional Economics at Universitat de Barcelona. He completed his PhD in Economics in 2001 at URV.

His research interests focus on labour economics, behavioural economics, housing economics, immigration economics, health economics and applied microeconometrics.

Publications
Articles in journals JCR
  • Albiol Sanchez, Judit; Diaz-Serrano, Luis; Teruel Carrizosa, Mercedes (2021): "The Transition to Self-Employment and Perceived Skill-Mismatches: Panel Data Evidence from Eleven EU Countries", Social Indicators Research ,153, 957-977
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis (2020): "The duration of compulsory education and the transition to secondary education: Panel data evidence from low-income countries", International Journal of Educational Development ,forthcoming,
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis; Nilsson, W. (2020): "The regional anatomy of youths' educational attainment in Spain: The role of the employment structure in local labour markets", Papers in Regional Science ,forthcoming,
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis (2019): "Inflation of Home Appraisal Values and the Access to Mortgage Loans of Credit Constrained Borrowers", International Review of Economics & Finance ,63, 412-422
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis; Meix-Llop, E. (2019): "Decentralization and the Quality of Public Services: Cross-Country Evidence from Educational Data", Environment & Planing C: Politics and Space ,37(7), 1296-1316
  • Schmutzler, J.; Andonova, V.; Diaz-Serrano, Luis (2018): "How Context Shapes Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy as a Driver of Entrepreneurial Intentions: a Multilevel Approach", Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice ,DOI 10.1177/1042258717753142,
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis; enric.meix (2016): "Do schools discriminate against homosexual parents? Evidence from a randomized correspondence experiment", Economics of Education Review ,53, 133-142
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis; Rodríguez-Pose, Andrés (2015): "Decentralization and the Welfare State: What Do Individuals Perceive?", Social Indicators Research ,120, 411-435
  • Hartog, Joop; Diaz-Serrano, Luis (2015): "Why Do We Ignore the Risk in Schooling Decisions?", De Economist ,163, 125-153
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis; Raya, Josep Maria (2014): “Mortgages, immigrants and discrimination: An analysis of the interest rates in Spain”, Regional Science & Urban Economics ,45, 22-32
  • Budria, Santiago.; Diaz-Serrano, Luis; Ferrer-i-Carbonell, Ada; Hartog, Joop (2013): "Risk-Aversion and Income Growth: Replicating Shaw (1996)", Empirical Economics ,44, 981-1004
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis (2013): "Immigrants, Natives and Job Quality: Evidence from Spain", International Journal of Manpower ,34, 753 - 775
  • Solé, Meritxell.; Diaz-Serrano, Luis; Rodríguez, Marisol (2013): "Disparities in Work, Risk, and Health between Immigrants and Native-Born", Social Science & Medicine ,76, 179-187
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis; A. Rodríguez-Pose (2012): "Decentralization, Subjective Well-Being and the Perception of institutions", Kyklos ,65 (2), 179 - 193
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis; Stoyanova, Alexandrina P. (2010): "Mobility and housing satisfaction: an empirical analysis for twelve EU countries", Journal of Economic Geography ,10(5), 661-683
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis (2009): "Disentangling the housing satisfaction puzzle: does homeownership really matter?", Journal of Economic Psychology ,30(5), 745-755
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis (2009): "Political institutions and telecomunications", Journal of Development Economics ,89, 77-83
  • Stoyanova, Alexandrina P.; Diaz-Serrano, Luis (2009): "El impacto diferencial del capital social sobre la salud mental de la población autóctona y los inmigrantes residentes en Cataluña", Gaceta Sanitaria ,23, 93-99
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis; Hartog, J.; Nielsen, H.S. (2008): "Compensating wage differentials for schooling risk in Denmark", Scandinavian Journal of Economics ,110, 711-731
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis; Hartog, J. (2007): "Earning risk and demand for higher education: a cross-section test for Spain", Journal of Applied Economics ,10, 1-28
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis; Hartog, J. (2006): "Is there a risk-return trade off across educations? Evidenece for Spain", Investigaciones Economicas ,30 (2), 317-351
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis (2005): "Income volatility and residential mortgage delinquency across the EU", Journal of Housing Economics ,14, 153-177
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis (2005): "Labor income uncertainty, skewness and homeownership: a panel data study for Germany and Spain", Journal of Urban Economics ,58, 156-176
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis (2005): "On the negative relationship between labor income uncertainty and homeownership: risk aversion vs. credit constraints", Journal of Housing Economics ,14, 109-126
  • Diaz-Serrano, Luis; J. Hartog; E. Plug; J. Vieira (2003): "Risk compensation in wages: a replication study", Empirical Economics ,28, 639-647
Book Chapters
  • Stoyanova, A.P; Diaz-Serrano, Luis (2011): "Social Capital and Mental Health: Exploring the Impact of Individual and Community Social Capital on Mental Health Status in Spain", Social Determinants and Mental Health, Nova Science Publishers ,Sabine Bährer-Kholer (Ed.), Chapter 6
  • Stoyanova, Alexandrina P.; Diaz-Serrano, Luis (2008): "Salud y Capital Social", Rodríguez, M.; Urbanos, R. (eds.) Desigualdades Sociales en Salud: Factores Determinantes y Elementos para la Acción ,Elsevier
Projects
With public
  • Title: L'anàlisi de l'estacionalitat com a instrument al servei de l'estratègia de desenvolupament de les destinacions turístiques consolidades

    Principal Investigator: Duro Moreno, Juan Antonio

    Members: christian.duran; Diaz-Serrano, Luis; Sardà Pons, Jordi; Francisco Javier Farré Albendea

    Reference: 2008TURISME-03 Start Year: 2009 End Year: 2009

    Entity: URV - Universitat Rovira i Virgili

  • Title: Determinants sociodemogràfics, incentius i rendiments econòmics de l'aprenentage de l'idioma Català per part de la població immigrant a Catalunya

    Principal Investigator: Diaz-Serrano, Luis

    Members:

    Reference: Start Year: 2010 End Year: 2011

    Entity: AGAUR - Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca, Generalitat de Catalunya

  • Title: Salud, capital social y condiciones de trabajo de la población inmigrante en Cataluña

    Principal Investigator: Diaz-Serrano, Luis

    Members:

    Reference: Start Year: 2009 End Year: 2010

    Entity: AGAUR - Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca, Generalitat de Catalunya

  • Title: Stichting GAK, Uitkeringgebruik door immigranten

    Principal Investigator: Diaz-Serrano, Luis

    Members:

    Reference: Start Year: 2009 End Year: 2010

    Entity: AGAUR - Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca, Generalitat de Catalunya

  • Title: Condiciones laborales, salud y capital social: un análisis empírico en el ámbito de la inmigración en Cataluña

    Principal Investigator: Diaz-Serrano, Luis

    Members:

    Reference: Start Year: 2007 End Year: 2010

    Entity: MCIN - Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación


Competitive calls
  • Title: Quantitative urban and regional economics

    Principal Investigator: Arauzo-Carod, Josep-Maria

    Members: Aslanidis, Nektarios; Diaz-Serrano, Luis; Iranzo Sancho, Susana; Llop Llop, Maria; Manjón Antolín, Miquel; Mañé Vernet, Ferran; Martínez Ibáñez, Óscar

    Reference: 2009SGR-322 Start Year: 2009 End Year: 2013

    Entity: AGAUR - Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca, Generalitat de Catalunya

  • Title:

    Principal Investigator: Diaz-Serrano, Luis

    Members: Flamand, Sabine; Osório Costa, Antonio Miguel; Pérez Laborda, Alejandro; William Nilsson; Heghes, Cristina Valentina

    Reference: RTI2018-094733-B-I00 Start Year: 2019 End Year: 2021

    Entity: MCIUN -Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades

  • Title: Effort, information and expectations as determinants of school success: an empirical analysis in the context of secondary education

    Principal Investigator: Diaz-Serrano, Luis

    Members: Jan Olof William Nilsson; Joost Hartog; Pérez Laborda, Alejandro; Antoni Josep Mora Corral; Cristina López Mayan; Hessel Oosterbeek; Adam S. Booij

    Reference: 2014ACUP0130 Start Year: 2015 End Year: 2017

    Entity: OLCX - Obra Social Fundació 'LA CAIXA'

  • Title:

    Principal Investigator: Diaz-Serrano, Luis

    Members: Pérez Laborda, Alejandro; Jan Olof William Nilsson; Joost Hartog

    Reference: ECO2014-59055-R Start Year: 2015 End Year: 2017

    Entity: MEYC - Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad

  • Title:

    Principal Investigator: Diaz-Serrano, Luis

    Members: Jan Olof William Nilsson; Alexandrina Petrova Stoyanova; Joop Hartog

    Reference: ECO2010-20829 Start Year: 2011 End Year: 2014

    Entity: MCIN - Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación

  • Title: Determinants sociodemogràfics, incentius i rendiments econòmics de l'aprenentatge de l'idioma català per part de la població immigrant a Catalunya

    Principal Investigator: Diaz-Serrano, Luis

    Members: Joop Hartog; Javier Ortega Diego

    Reference: 2009 ARF1 00029 Start Year: 2010 End Year: 2010

    Entity: DIUE - Departament d'Innovació, Universitats i Empresa. Generalitat de Catalunya

  • Title: Condicions laborals, salut i capital social: una anàlisi empírica eb l'ambit de l'immigració a Catalunya

    Principal Investigator: Diaz-Serrano, Luis

    Members: Iranzo Sancho, Susana; Jaime Abadia de Barbarà Marín; Meritxell Solé Juvés; Joop Hartog; Alexandrina Petrova Stoyanova

    Reference: 2008 ARAF1 00005 Start Year: 2009 End Year: 2010

    Entity: DIUE - Departament d'Innovació, Universitats i Empresa. Generalitat de Catalunya

  • Title: Mercado laboral, vivienda e inmigración: un análisis empírico para el caso español

    Principal Investigator: Diaz-Serrano, Luis

    Members: Llop Llop, Maria; Laia Pié Dols; Jan Olof William Nilsson; Joop Hartog

    Reference: SEJ2007-66318 Start Year: 2007 End Year: 2010

    Entity: MEDU - Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia


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