Searcher
José Emilio Boscá
José Emilio Boscá
External Partner
Spain

José E. Boscá is a professor of Fundamentals of Economic Analysis at the University of Valencia and a research associate at Fedea. He has been awarded an Advanced Studies Program Certificate in International Economic Policy from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Valencia. José E. Boscá has been a visiting researcher at the University of Kent and has collaborated as a researcher in a partnership agreement with the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Ministry of the Treasury, the Rafael del Pino Foundation and BBVA Research.


He is the co-author of the general dynamic equilibrium models REMS and EREMS, which are used by BBVA Research and the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Ministry of the Treasury for the calculation, shock breakdown and assessment of macroeconomic policies. His current research interest focuses on macroeconomic modeling and the evaluation of public policies, the labor market and the financial sector. He has authored around 50 publications, ranging from academic journals and books to chapters of collective works, primarily on topics related to economic growth, regional economics and the impact of fiscal policies on the economy.

Latest publications

This paper evaluates the macroeconomic effects of taxes on banking in a small open economy in a currency union for three tax alternatives: an additional tax on profits, on deposits, and on loans. We propose a DSGE model with a rich detail of taxes and a banking sector and show that these three taxes are equivalent in their effects on macroeconomic variables.
In this Watch, the structural factors that allow us to explain the cyclical behavior of the Spanish economy during 2018 are evaluated, and the impact of the main changes affecting GDP and, in particular, the foreign sector is analyzed.
Tax increases in the banking sector have been the subject of intense debate since the start of the international financial crisis in 2007. This Observatory evaluates the effects of taxes on banking in Spain within three different alternatives: an additional tax on profits, on deposits and on the volume of loans.