LSE CEP LSE
Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

Staff Biography


[Photo: Javier ORTEGA] Dr Javier ORTEGA
Research Economist - Labour Markets
Tel:  020 7955 7787
Email: j.ortega@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.03 M  

City University London
Tel: 020 7040 8533
Email: javier.ortega@univ-tlse.fr

Curriculum Vitae PDF 

Expertise: Labour Economics, Political Economy, Economics of Language.

Biography:

Javier Ortega received his PhD from DELTA (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris) in 1996. He is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at City University London and a Research Economist at the Centre for Economic Performance (LSE). He is also an Associate Professor at the University of Toulouse (on leave) and a research affiliate of FEDEA, IZA and CReAM. His main areas of interest are Labour Economics, the Economics of Language, Political Economy, and Development Economics.

Current Areas of Research:

Labour Economics, Search Theory, Political Economy, Economics of Language, Development Economics.

Education:

  • BSc in Economics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1991.
  • MSc in Economics, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 1992.
  • PhD in Economics, Ecole des Hautes en Sciences Sociales (DELTA), 1996.

Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:

  • City University London - Senior Lecturer
  • IZA, CReAM, and FEDEA - Research affiliate

Selected Publications:

  • On the extent of re-entitlement effects in unemployment compensation (with Laurence Rioux). Labour Economics, vol 17 (2), 368-382, April 2010.

  • Unilingual versus Bilingual Education: a Political Economy Analysis (with Thomas Tangeraas). Journal of the European Economic Association, 2008, 6 (5), 1078-1108.

  • Pareto-Improving Immigration in an Economy with Equilibrium Unemployment. The Economic Journal, 2000, 110, 460 (January) pp. 92-112

CEP Publications: