Miguel Vazquez Martinez


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  • Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Comillas University, Madrid.
  • Industrial Engineer, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Current activities

  • Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics, Fluminense Federal University (UFF), Rio de Janeiro.
  • Research Fellow of the Center for Regulation and Infrastructure Studies (CERI), Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), Rio de Janeiro.
  • IEFE Research Fellow, Bocconi University.
  • Market Design Adviser of the Florence School of Regulation, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute (EUI), Florence.
  • Associate Researcher of the Armand Peugeot Chaire, CentraleSupélec, Paris.

Research interests 

  • Competition and Regulation in Network Industries
  • Economics of Complexity
  • Energy Economics

Recent publications 

  • M. Vazquez, M. Hallack, “The construction of a European gas market”. In The Routledge Companion to Network Industries, Eds. Matthias Finger, Christian Jaag. New York, Routledge, 2016.
  • M. Vazquez, M. Hallack, “Representing the valuation of take-or-pay provisions in gas markets with limited liquidity”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 31(4), 2016.
  • M. Vazquez, M. Hallack, “Efficiency versus measurement cost: Institutional diversity in network industries”, Economic Analysis of Law Review, 6 (2), 2015.
  • M. Vazquez, M. Hallack, “Tools and challenges of gas network investment in the EU”. European Energy Journal, 5, 2015.
  • M. Vazquez, M. Hallack, “Interaction between gas and electricity market designs”, Utilities Policy, 2015, 33, 23-33.
  • M. Hallack, M. Vazquez, “Who decides the rules for network use? A common-pool analysis of gas network regulation”, Journal of Institutional Economics, 10(3), 2014.
  • J.-M. Glachant, M. Hallack, M. Vazquez,” Gas network and market à la carte: Identifying the fundamental choices”. Utilities Policy, 2014, 31, 238-245.
  • J.M. Glachant, M. Hallack, M. Vazquez, “Building competitive gas markets in the EU: Regulation, supply and demand”. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013.
  • M. Vazquez, M. Hallack, “Need and design of short-term auctions in the EU gas markets”, Energy Policy, 2013, 63, 484–493.
  • M. Vazquez, J. Barquin, “Representing the effects of oligopolistic competition on risk-neutral prices in power markets”, Journal of Energy Markets, 2013, 6.
  • M. Hallack, M. Vazquez, “European Union regulation of gas transmission services: Challenges in the allocation of network resources through entry/exit schemes”. Utilities Policy, 2013, 25, 23-32.



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