People

Dr Josue Ortega

Lecturer
Department of Economics
Dr Josue Ortega

Profile

Biography

Josue holds a recently awarded PhD from the University of Glasgow and a MSc from the Vienna Institute for Advanced Studies. He uses economic theory to understand the dynamics of social integration. His research has been featured in the MIT Technology Review, the World Economic Forum, New Scientist, The Times, The Financial Times, and the BBC. Before joining Essex, Josue was a visiting scholar at Columbia University in New York City.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Economics, University of Glasgow, 2014 - 2017.

  • MSc in Economics, Vienna Institute for Advanced Studies, 2012 - 2014.

  • BSc in Economics cum laude, University of Guanajuato, 2006 - 2010.

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Economic theory

Social networks

Applied microeconomics

Teaching and supervision

  • Microeconomics (Intermediate) (EC202)

  • Microeconomics (Advanced) (EC322)

  • Introduction to Economics (EC111)

Publications

Journal articles (2)

Ortega, J., Playing Tennis without Envy

Ortega, J., (2018). Integration in Social Networks

Contact

josue.ortega@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Mondays 2-4pm