PhD, Université Catholique de Louvain
Xavier Martinez-Giralt is Professor of Economics at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He earned his PhD in Economics in 1988 from Université Catholique de Louvain (CORE). His research interests span both industrial organization and health economics. In particular, the strategic modeling of providers interaction, the Cost-sharing of Pharmaceutical R&D, hospital performance and the private-public mix, and the diffusion of technology in the health care sector. Presently he is the Director of the Center for the Study of Organizations and Decisions in Economics (CODE), a research center in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona created in 1995 to promote high quality research in social choice theory and game theory, industrial organization, financial economics and macroeconomics.