Prof. Salvador Pérez-Moreno

Affiliated Researcher

Research group(s):
7. Social Protection
4. Governance and institutions

Salvador Pérez-Moreno is Associate Professor of Economic Policy at the University of Malaga, Research Associate at the Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy, University of Cambridge, and Affiliated Researcher at UNU-MERIT.

He is researcher of the research group 'Public Economics and Equity' (SEJ-559) and member of EQUALITAS and AHEAD network, among other international research networks.

He received a Master’s degree in Development Finance from the University of London (SOAS) and a PhD in Economics from the University of Malaga.

His research interests cover economic policy and institutions, income distribution, poverty, inclusive growth and socioeconomic development (with special interest in child welfare and gender issues).

He is academic coordinator of the Master’s programme in International Cooperation and Development Policies and member of the academic committee of the PhD program in Economics and Business Studies of the University of Malaga. He usually collaborates with other universities in postgraduate studies, among others, the Master’s programme in Economic Policy and Public Economics (University of Valencia) and the PhD programme in Governance and Policy Analysis (GPAC2) (Maastricht University and United Nations University). He has also given a number of research seminars at various research centres, among others, University of Florence and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).

Selected publications by Salvador Pérez-Moreno

Articles (journal, professional, popular)
Pérez-Moreno, Salvador, Elena Bárcena-Martín & Jo Ritzen, 2020, Institutional quality in the Euro area countries: any evidence of convergence?, Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 28(3): 387-402, DOI: 10.1080/14782804.2020.1779044, More information
Bárcena-Martín, Elena, María C. Blanco-Arana & Salvador Pérez-Moreno, 2018, Social Transfers and Child Poverty in European Countries: Pro-poor Targeting or Pro-child Targeting?, Journal of Social Policy: 1-20, DOI: 10.1017/S0047279418000090, More information
Arestis, P., Elena Bárcena-Martín & Salvador Pérez-Moreno, 2018, Differences in Institutional Quality across Euro Area Countries: Which Factors Contribute Most to Inequality?, Panoeconomicus, 65(3): 363-379, DOI: 10.2298/PAN1803363A, More information
Angulo-Guerrero, María J., Salvador Pérez-Moreno & Isabel M. Abad-Guerrero, 2017, How economic freedom affects opportunity and necessity entrepreneurship in the OECD countries, Journal of Business Research, 17: 30-37, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2016.11.017, More information
Luque, Mariano, Salvador Pérez-Moreno, José A. Robles & Beatriz Rodríguez, 2017, Measuring Child and Maternal Health in Developing Countries: A Proposal of New Hybrid MDG Composite Indices, Applied Research in Quality of Life, 12(3): 737-758, DOI: 10.1007/s11482-016-9487-2, More information
Angulo-Guerrero, María J., Salvador Pérez-Moreno & Isabel M. Abad-Guerrero, 2017, Disparities in entrepreneurial activity and attitude across EU countries, European Planning Studies, 25(4): 680-702, DOI: 10.1080/09654313.2017.1287163, More information
Bárcena-Martín, Elena & Salvador Pérez-Moreno, 2017, Immigrant-native Gap in Poverty: a Cross-national European Perspective, Review of Economics of the Household, 15(4): 1105-1136, DOI: 10.1007/s11150-015-9321-x, More information
Luque, Mariano, Salvador Pérez-Moreno & Beatriz Rodríguez, 2016, Measuring Human Development: a Multi-criteria Approach, Social Indicators Research, 125(3): 713-733, DOI: 10.1007/s11205-015-0874-0, More information
Bárcena-Martín, Elena, Ana I. Moro-Egido & Salvador Pérez-Moreno, 2016, How Income Growth Differs with Children in Spain: a Comparative European Perspective, Child Indicators Research, 9(2): 357-370, DOI: /10.1007/s12187-015-9329-z, More information
Pérez-Moreno, Salvador, Beatriz Rodríguez & Mariano Luque, 2016, Assessing Global Competitiveness under Multi-criteria Approach, Economic Modelling, 53: 398-408, DOI: 10.1016/j.econmod.2015.10.030, More information
Galindo-Reyes, Fuensanta, Antonio Ciruela-Lorenzo, Salvador Pérez-Moreno & Salvador Pérez-Canto, 2016, Rural indigenous women in Bolivia: A development proposal based on cooperativism, Women's Studies International Forum, 59: 58-66, DOI: 10.1016/j.wsif.2016.10.003, More information
Pérez-Moreno, Salvador, María C. Blanco-Arana & Elena Bárcena-Martín, 2016, Economic Cycles and Child Mortality: a Cross-national Study of the Least Developed Countries, Economics and Human Biology, 22: 14-23, DOI: 10.1016/j.ehb.2016.02.005, More information
Pérez-Moreno, Salvador, 2016, Revisiting Growth-Poverty Relationship: A Medium-Term Causality Approach, South African Journal of Economics, 84(4): 624-635, DOI: 10.1111/saje.12120, More information
Pérez-Moreno, Salvador & María J. Angulo-Guerrero, 2016, Does Economic Freedom Increase Income Inequality? Evidence from the EU Countries, Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 19(4): 327-347, DOI: 10.1080/17487870.2015.1128832, More information
Bárcena-Martín, Elena, Beatriz Lacomba, Ana I. Moro-Egido & Salvador Pérez-Moreno, 2014, Country Differences in Material Deprivation in Europe, Review of Income and Wealth, 60(4): 802-820, DOI: 10.1111/roiw.12030, More information
García Lizana, Antonio & Salvador Pérez-Moreno, 2012, Consumption and Income Distribution: a Proposal for a New Reading of Keynes' Thinking, The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 19(1): 45-66, DOI: 10.1080/09672560903552603, More information
Pérez-Moreno, Salvador, 2011, Financial development and poverty in developing countries: a causal analysis, Empirical Economics, 41: 57-80, DOI: 10.1007/s00181-010-0392-5, More information
López Toro, Alberto, Rocío Díaz-Muñoz & Salvador Pérez-Moreno, 2010, An Assessment of the Quality of a Tourist Destination: the Case of Nerja, Spain, Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, 21(3): 269-289, DOI: 10.1080/14783360903553164, More information
Pérez-Moreno, Salvador, 2009, An Assessment of the Causal Relationship between Growth and Inequality in Spanish Regions, European Planning Studies, 17(3): 389-400, DOI: 10.1080/09654310802625296, More information

UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Bárcena-Martín, Elena, Samuel Medina-Claros & Salvador Pérez-Moreno, 2020, Economic gender gap in the Global South: how institutional quality matters, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2020-025
Ritzen, Jo, Javi Lopez, André Knottnerus, Salvador Pérez-Moreno, George Papandreou & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2020, Taking the challenge: A joint European policy response to the corona crisis to strengthen the public sector and restart a more sustainable and social Europe, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2020-015
Pérez-Moreno, Salvador, Elena Bárcena-Martín & Jo Ritzen, 2017, Institutional diversity in the Euro area: any evidence of convergence?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-047