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Daniel Oto-Peralías

Profesor Titular de Universidad

Ph.D. Universidad Pablo de Olavide


Daniel joined the Department of Economics in September 2018. Prior to that, he was Assistant Professor at the University of St Andrews’ Management School. He holds university degrees in Management and Business Administration and in Law, and has conducted postgraduate studies in economics and politics. He received his PhD from Pablo de Olavide University (Spain) in June 2014.

His research focuses on the fields of economic development, economic history, and economic geography, particularly on the role played by inequality and institutions in economic activity and welfare, paying special attention to the historical processes involved. Daniel has contributed to many economics conferences and has published articles in prestigious economic journals such as the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of Economic Growth, and the Journal of Law and Economics.

Selected publications:

  • "Frontiers, Warfare and Economic Geography: The Case of Spain". Journal of Development Economics, 2020, 146, 102511.
  • "What Do Street Names Tell Us? The “City-Text” as Socio-Cultural Data". Journal of Economic Geography, 2018, 18 (1): 187–211.
  • “Historical Frontiers and the Rise of Inequality. The Case of the Frontier of Granada” (with Romero-Ávila D.), Journal of the European Economic Association, 2017, 15 (1): 54-98.
  • “The Economic Consequences of the Spanish Reconquest: The Long-term Effects of Medieval Conquest and Colonization” (with Romero-Ávila D.), Journal of Economic Growth, 2016, 21 (4), 409–464.
  • “The Distribution of Legal Traditions around the World: A Contribution to the Legal Origins Theory” (with Romero-Ávila D.), Journal of Law and Economics, 2014, 57 (3), 561-628.

Docencia / Teaching

Macroeconomía, Predicción y Coyuntura (3º Grado de Análisis Económico).