Assistant Professor Patricia Peinado is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of the Basque Country. Her research interests are in the areas of social security, welfare state, public policy, feminist economics and applied econometrics. She has estimated the effects that the reforms of the pay-as-you-go social security pension system in Spain may imply for the Spanish pensioners in general and for some vulnerable collectives in particular. Additionally, she has account for the gender effects of the reforms. Recently, she has estimated the relationship between labour market evolution and pensions in the light of the Great Recession. Her main publications have been in journals such as the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Feminist Economics, the Journal of Panoeconomicus and the International Review of Applied Economics. Additionally, she is highly concerned with the introduction of innovative techniques to teach Macroeconomics to undergraduates. Granted by the University of the Basque Country to take part in an innovative teaching program, she has recently published her Problem Based Learning (PBL) teaching material both, for students and lectures in IKD-baliabideak.
Assistant Professor Patricia Peinado