My research interests are in Applied Microeconomic Theory and I am particularly interested in studying the role of institutions in competitive settings and the mechanism design of their policies. My published and ongoing research uses theoretical and empirical methodologies in a variety of contexts - public procurement, affirmative action, European integration and cybersecurity.
Patricia is a Research Fellow at the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre. Her main role is supporting the research programme in analysing the data resulting from national reviews based on the Cybersecurity Capacity Maturity Model for Nations (CMM), developing a field-coding tool involved in collecting data, and teaching on how to use the products of the Centre's research.
Patricia has a PhD in Economics from Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain) and her research interests are in Applied Microeconomic Theory, with a special focus on institutions, mechanism design and competitions. Her published and ongoing research uses theoretical and empirical methodologies in a variety of contexts - public procurement, affirmative action, European integration, and cybersecurity capacity. She is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and conducts classes of the MPhil course in Microeconomics at the Department of Economics, University of Oxford. You can find more information at her personal website.