Álvaro Choi

Álvaro Choi

Senior lecturer

ORCID: 0000-0003-3394-0181
Researcher ID: H-2691-2015
Knowledge area: Economia Aplicada

Research group:

Grup d'Innovació Docent en Economia per als ensenyaments de Dret

Contact Information
Department of Economics
Dpto. Ec. Pública, Ec. Política y Ec. Española; Facultad de CC.EE; Av.Diagonal 690.
934021815
alvarochoi(a)ub.edu

More Information: www.alvarochoi.com

Academic training

Licenciado en Economía . Universidad de Barcelona . 09/2001 . (Diploma / Degree / Activities)
Licenciatura en Derecho . Universidad de Barcelona . 02/2006 . (Diploma / Degree / Activities)
Postgrado en Iniciación a la Docencia Universitaria . Universidad de Barcelona / ICE . 07/2008 . (Diploma / Degree / Activities)
Doctor en Economía Aplicada . Universidad de Barcelona . 09/03/2009 . (Ph.D.)

Teaching imparted (last 5 years)

Avaluació Econòmica de Polítiques Públiques (Bachelor's degree) - Ciencias Políticas y de la Administración - Universidad de Barcelona.
Hisenda Pública (Bachelor's degree) - Ciencias Políticas y de la Administración - Universidad de Barcelona.

Research interests

Economics of Education
Evaluation of public policies

Participation in Projects (last 6 years)

Titularidad, autonomía y repetición de curso: identificación de políticas eficaces en la mejora de la calidad educativa . 2014 - 2016 . Fundación Ramón Areces . PI: Alvaro Borja Choi de Mendizabal
Study of trends in inequality in educational outcomes for adults . 2015 . Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico (OCDE) . PI: Álvaro Borja Choi de Mendizábal
Evaluación de intervenciones educativas para la mejora de la calidad . 2016 - 2020 . Ref.EDU2016-76414-R . Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad . PI: Jorge Calero Martinez
Colaboración Público-Privada y consolidación fiscal: BIDS y ECAS . 2016 - 2018 . Ref.DER2015-65148-C2-1-P . Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad . PI: Maria Luisa Esteve Pardo

Relevant publications (Journal Publications and Other publications - last 6 years)

Choi, Á; Gil, M; Mediavilla, M.; Valbuena, J. (2018). The evolution of educational inequalities in Spain: Dynamic evidence from repeated cross-sections. Social Indicators Research, 138(3), pp. 853 - 872 . Institutional Repository . ISSN: 0303-8300
Choi, Á; Jerrim, J. (2016). The Use (and Misuse) of PISA in Guding Policy Reform: The Case of Spain. Comparative Education, 52(2), pp. 230 - 245 . Institutional Repository . ISSN: 0305-0068
Calero, J.; Choi, Á. (2017). The distribution of skills among the European adult population and unemployment: a comparative approach. European Journal of Education, 52(3), pp. 348 - 364 . Institutional Repository . ISSN: 0141-8211

Conferences and Participations in Congresses (last 6 years)

Choi, Á. (2016). Gender inequalities in the acquisition of competencies. (Invited conference) . Fostering Good Education for All . Londres . ENGLAND
Choi, Á; Borgonovi, F.; Paccagnella, M. (2016). The evolution of the gender gap in the acquisition of mathematical competencies. (Presentation of communication) . PIAAC Work in Progress Seminar #9 . París . FRANCE
Choi, Á.; Borgonovi, F.; Paccagnella, M. (2016). The evolution of the gender gap in the acquisition of mathematical competencies. (Poster) . Seventh International Workshop on Applied Economics of Education . Catanzaro . ITALY
Choi, Á.; Gil, M.; Mediavilla, M.; Valbuena, J. (2017). The evolution of educational inequalities in Spain: dynamic evidence from repeated cross-sections. (Presentation of communication) . LEER Workshop on Education Economics . Leuven . BELGIUM
Choi, Á.; Gil, M.; Mediavilla, M.; Valbuena, J. (2017). The evolution of educational inequalities in Spain: dynamic evidence from repeated cross-sections. (Presentation of communication) . Fourth Lisbon Research Workshop on Economics, Statistics and Econometrics of Education . Lisboa . PORTUGAL

Directed Thesis, minor thesis and research reports (last 6 years)

Juan Manuel Guio Jaimes . (2017) . Analysis of the process of acquisition of skills and competencies in Spain (Ph.D. Thesis) . Universidad de Barcelona.