Dr Jose Antonio Robles-Zurita
- Research Associate (Health Economics & Health Technology Assessment)
Jose Antonio holds a BA in Economics from the University of Malaga and a master degree in Economics and Welfare Evaluation from Pablo de Olavide University (Spain). His PhD thesis was focused on the application of psychology to the analysis of economic decisions in the domain of health.
Before joining the HEHTA research group as a Research Associate, he worked in academia and in other public organizations for more than eight years combining research and teaching. As a PhD student he visited institutions like the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health (Glasgow Caledonian University) and the Department of Economics at University of Alicante.
Jose Antonio has published research articles in international journals and has written reports for the Spanish Government in the field of safety economics and education. He is currently working on several topics including medical decision making, decision analytic models, health preference elicitation and the determinants of subjective wellbeing.
Robles-Zurita, J. A. (2015). Valuation of safety under reference-dependent evaluation of income. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 79, 70-79.
García-Pérez, J. I., Hidalgo-Hidalgo, M., & Robles-Zurita, J. A. (2014). Does grade retention affect students’ achievement? Some evidence from Spain.Applied Economics, 46(12), 1373-1392.