M. Ángeles Tortosa
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She is a Bachelor in Economics and a PhD in Economics from the University of Valencia. Senior lecturer at the Department of Applied Economics in the University of Valencia where she teaches since 1988 on issues related to public economics. Visiting Professor at several foreign universities: Department of Public Economy at the University of Lund (Sweden) (1996), Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy at the University of Bath (UK) (1997) and Department of Social and Public Policy (PSSRU) at the University of Kent, Canterbury (United Kingdom) (1998). Institute of Gerontology in Jönköping University (Sweden)(2011).

Has made several publications in journals, presentations in national and international congress, managered and participated in research projects, mainly on: psychological and sociological of the elderly and terminally ill, funding long term care, public-private partnership in Long term care, and public contracts in nursing-home field, health promotion in old age, evaluation on sarcopenia prevention through physiotherapy in nursing homes, evaluation of removing physical restraints on older people with dementia in residential care, senior cohousing, and also on other areas such as property tax and economic evaluation in road transport.

She has also carried out divulgative activities through training courses at the Valencian School of Public Health, through articles in informative magazines about older people, in press articles and service learning program in the field of physiotherapy. Further, she participated in the management and direction of inter-university program for seniors at the University of Valencia "La Nau Gran" (2003-2006). And she served on the board of the Valencian Association of Geriatrics and Gerontology (2008-2010). From 2017-20 she was the Director of Máster de Política Económica y Economía Pública at the Faculty of Economics. University of Valencia.


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Faculty of Economics
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46022 Valencia
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Research areas
  • Health economics
  • Social policy