Diego Muñoz Higueras is currently working at the Applied Economics Department of the University of Valencia, as a Research Assistant. He is currently researching a PhD focused on the problem of non-take-up in the minimum income system in Spain, both at regional and national level; at this point he is assessing the change that the implementation of the Minimum Living Income has brought about. In his research he uses microsimulation and statistical data analysis tools, as well as impact evaluation techniques.
He also collaborates with the research group Public Economic Evaluation (EvalPub) and the Chair of Autonomic Taxation. He has been a researcher in projects and contracts with the Generalitat Valenciana.
He has been awarded the I Prize for the Evaluation of Public Policy Projects and Initiatives, granted by the Laboratory of Analysis and Evaluation of Public Policies (Avalua-lab).
Faculty of Economics
Avenida de los Naranjos s/n
- Microsimulation of taxes and benefits
- Poverty and inequality
- Impact assessment
- Regional studies and fiscal federalism