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Dr Josue Ortega

Staff positionLecturer
E-mailjo17797 (non Essex users should add
Academic support hoursMondays 2-4pm

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.


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 interests

Economic theory, social networks, applied microeconomics.

Teaching responsibilities

EC202: Intermediate Microeconomics, autumn semester.

EC322: Advanced Microeconomics, spring semester.

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