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Dr Daniel Oto-Peralias

Dr Daniel Oto-Peralias

BA (Management and Business Administration), BA (Law), MSc (Economics), MSc (Politics and Democracy), PhD (Economics)

Honorary Lecturer

Biography

Daniel is Honorary Lecturer with the University of St Andrews School of Management, having been Lecturer in Banking and Finance with the School from 2015 to 2018. He holds degrees in Management and Business Administration and in Law, and has conducted postgraduate studies in economics and politics. He received his PhD from Pablo de Olavide University (Spain) in 2014.

His research focuses on the fields of law and finance and economic development, particularly on the role played by inequality and institutions in economic activity and welfare, paying special attention to the historical processes involved. Daniel has contributed to many economics conferences and has published articles in prestigious economic journals such as Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, and Journal of Law and Economics. During 2016 he collaborated with the World Bank by preparing a research paper for the World Development Report 2017.

Personal webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/danielotoperalias/

Research interests

  • Law and finance.
  • Economic development.
  • Institutions.
  • Inequality.

Selected publications

Books

Colonial theories of institutional development: toward a model of styles of imperialism
Oto Peralias, D. & Romero-Ávila, D., 2017, Cham: Springer. 156 p. (Contributions to economics) https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-54127-3
Research output: Book/ReportBook

Legal Reforms and Economic Performance: Revisiting the Evidence
Oto Peralias, D. & Romero-Ávila, D., 2017, The World Bank. (BACKGROUND PAPER for the World Development Report 2017 )
Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

 

Articles

What do street names tell us? The “city-text” as socio-cultural data
Oto Peralias, D., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Economic Geography. 18, 1, p. 187-211 https://doi.org/10.1093/jeg/lbx030
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Historical Frontiers and the Rise of Inequality. The Case of the Frontier of Granada
Oto-Peralías, D. & Romero-Ávila, D., 1 Feb 2017, In : Journal of the European Economic Association. 15, 1, p. 54-98 https://doi.org/10.1093/jeea/jvw004
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The consequences of persistent inequality on social capital: a municipal-level analysis of blood donation data
Oto-Peralías, D. & Romero-Ávila, D., Feb 2017, In : Economics Letters. 151, p. 53-57 5 p. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2016.11.037
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The economic consequences of the Spanish Reconquest: the long-term effects of medieval conquest and colonization
Oto Peralias, D. & Romero-Ávila, D., 1 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Economic Growth. 21, 4, p. 409–464 56 p. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10887-016-9132-9
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The long-term effects of political violence on political attitudes: evidence from the Spanish Civil War
Oto-Peralías, D., Aug 2015, In : Kyklos. 68, 3, p. 412–442 31 p. https://doi.org/10.1111/kykl.12089
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The distribution of legal traditions around the world: A contribution to the legal origins theory
Oto-Peralías, D. & Romero-Ávila, D., Aug 2014, In : Journal of Law and Economics. 57, 3, p. 561-628 67 p. https://doi.org/10.1086/676556
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Legal traditions and initial endowments in shaping the path of financial development
Oto-Peralías, D. & Romero-Ávila, D., Feb 2014, In : Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. 46, 1, p. 43–77 35 p. https://doi.org/10.1111/jmcb.12097
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Does fiscal decentralization mitigate the adverse effects of corruption on public deficits?
Oto-Peralías, D., Romero-Ávila, D. & Usabiaga, C., Dec 2013, In : European Journal of Political Economy. 32, p. 205–231 27 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tracing the Link between Government Size and Growth: The Role of Public Sector Quality
Oto-Peralías, D. & Romero-Ávila, D., May 2013, In : Kyklos. 66, 2, p. 229–255 27 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle