César Alonso-Borrego

Associate Professor
Microeconometrics, Labour Economics, Policy Evaluation, Industrial Organization, Innovation Management
+34 91 624 9749 Office: 15.2.55
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César Alonso-Borrego is PhD in Economics from Universidad Complutense and CEMFI in 1994. He was assistant professor at UC3M between 1994 and 2000 and is associate professor in the Department of Economics, UC3M, since 2000. He has been Vicedean of Academic Organization in the School of Social and Law Sciences between 2002 and 2004, deputy director of the UC3M PhD Program in Economics between 2004 and 2007 and director of the Master in Economic Analysis between 2006 and 2007. He has been responsible of the teaching and coordination of several undergraduate and graduate courses in Econometrics and Applied Economics at UC3M. He has also been the Coordinator of the Scientific Assessment Board of Economics in the Spanish ANEP (National Evaluation and Foresight Agency) between 2008 and 2011.

His research focuses on microeconometrics and its applications to labour and industrial economics, mostly in the empirical analysis of firms’ decisions on employment, investment and innovation, the effects of immigration, issues related with gender inequality and causal evaluation of policy measures, with an important weight on methodological aspects. His research papers have produced several publications in international scientific journals, some of them being much cited. He also collaborates as referee for different international scientific journals in economics.

Main Publications

Alonso-Borrego, C.  &  Carrasco, R. "Employment and the Risk of Domestic Violence: Does the Breadwinner's Gender Matter?" Applied Economics, 49(50), 5074-5091, 2017. DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2017.1299103. 2017

Alonso-Borrego,C,  Romero-Medina, A., and  Sánchez-Mangas,M. "The impact of public research contracts on scientific productivity." Applied Economics, 49(5), 417-432, 2017. DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2016.1200181. 2017

Aguirregabiria, V., and & Alonso-Borrego, C. "Labor Contracts and Flexibility: Evidence from a Labor Market Reform in Spain." Economic Inquiry 52(2), 930-957, April 2014. DOI: 10.1111/ecin.12077. 2014

Alonso-Borrego, C., and  Forcadell, F. "Related diversification and R&D intensity dynamics." Research Policy 39(4), 537-548, May 2010. DOI: 10.1016/j.respol.2010.02.015. 2010

Aguirregabiria, V., and & Alonso-Borrego, C. “Occupational structure, technological innovation, and reorganization of production." Labour Economics, Vol. 8, No. 1, 43-73, February 2001. DOI: 10.1016/S0927-5371(00)00023-3.  2001

Alonso-Borrego, C., and Arellano, M. "Symmetrically normalized instrumental-variable estimation using panel data" Journal of Business and Economic Statistics Vol. 17, No. 1, 36-49, January 1999. DOI: 10.1080/07350015.1999.10524795. 1999


Economía Aplicada/Applied Economics (Grado en Economía) Introducción a la Econometría/Introductory Econometrics (Grado en Filosofía, Política y Economía) Applied Economics I (Master in Economic Analysis) Econometrics I (Master in Industrial Economics and Markets & Master in Economics)