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José L. Moraga (PhD University Carlos III Madrid) is professor of microeconomics. Before moving to the department of economics, he worked at IESE Business School, University of Groningen, Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Copenhagen. He received a Marie Curie Research Training Grant in 1998, and a Marie Curie Excellence Grant in 2007. He is associate editor of the Journal of Industrial Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization and the Spanish Economic Review. He is research fellow of the Tinbergen Institute, CEPR, CESifo, SOM, CERRE and the Private-Public Sector Research Center (PPSRC) of the IESE Business School.

Founder of the annual Workshop on Search and Switching Costs (WSSC)
Fellow and occasional contributor to the discussion papers on energy economics (CERRE, Brussels)
Speaker at the JRC/CNECT Workshop on The Economics of online platforms and potential policy implications – DG CNECT, Brussels

Research

Information frictions in consumer and labor markets, search and advertising models
Intermediation, two-sided markets,
R&D networks
Energy economics, gas markets

Teaching

BSc: Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, Regulation and Competition Policy
Msc / PhD: Game Theory, Information Economics, Industrial Organization

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Marketing Engineering & Materials Science
Costs Engineering & Materials Science
Profitability Engineering & Materials Science
Search costs Business & Economics
Natural gas Engineering & Materials Science
Consumer search Business & Economics
Sales Engineering & Materials Science
Incentives Business & Economics

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Selected Research Output 1999 2018

Prices and heterogeneous search costs

Moraga Gonzalez, J. L., Sandor, Z. & Wildenbeest, M. R., 2017, In : Rand Journal of Economics. 48, 1, p. 125-146

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Margin
Search costs
Differentiated products
Elasticity of demand
Consumer search

Search Costs and Efficiency: Do Unemployed Workers Search Enough?

Gautier, P. A., Moraga Gonzalez, J. L. & Wolthoff, R. P., 2016, In : European Economic Review. 84, May, p. 123-139

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

File
Search costs
Workers
Job search
Search intensity
Firm entry

Search Costs, Demand-Side Economies and the Incentives to Merge under Bertrand Competition

Moraga González, J. L. & Petrikaite, V., 2013, In : Rand Journal of Economics. 44, 3, p. 391-424

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Incentives
Bertrand competition
Search costs
Mergers
Outsider

Advertising for attention in a consumer search model

Haan, M. A. & Moraga González, J. L., 2011, In : Economic Journal. 121, 552, p. 552-579

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Strategic pricing, consumer search and the number of firms

Janssen, M. C. W. & Moraga-González, J. L., Oct 2004, In : Review of Economic Studies. 71, 4, p. 1089-1118 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Strategic pricing
Consumer search
Price dispersion
Search intensity
Competitors

R&D networks

Goyal, S. & Moraga-González, J. L., Dec 2001, In : Rand Journal of Economics. 32, 4, p. 686-707 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Incentives
Rivalry
Bilateral
Inter-firm collaboration
Collaboration networks

Activities 2011 2013

  • 4 Lecture / Presentation
  • 3 Editorial work

International Journal of Industrial Organization (Journal)

Moraga Gonzalez, J. L. (Member of editorial board)
20132015

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Journal of Industrial Economics (Journal)

Moraga Gonzalez, J. L. (Member of editorial board)
20132015

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Seminonparametric estimation of search costs

Moraga Gonzalez, J. L. (Speaker)
20 Oct 2011

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Spanish Economic Review (Journal)

Moraga Gonzalez, J. L. (Member of editorial board)
20112015

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Prizes

NWO research talent grant for PhD project

J.L. Moraga Gonzalez (Recipient) & Y. Sun (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize / AwardAcademic