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Dr. Luis San Vicente Portes


Professor | Economics | Feliciano School of Business

Email: portesl@mail.montclair.edu

Telephone: 9736552126

Office: Feliciano School of Business, 557

Biography

Dr. Luis San Vicente Portes is a professor teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level including Macroeconomics, International Economics and Economic Development. He is the author of various publications that have appeared in the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Economic Development, Global Economy Journal, among others.

Over the years, he has been involved as a Consultant at World Bank (2010) and Inter-American Development Bank (2002-03). He has also served on the Ministry of Finance Mexico (1999-2000) and Petroleos Mexicanos PEMEX (1998-1999). He comes to the SBUS also as former lecturer in the University of Graz, Georgetown University and Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico.

Dr. San Vicente Portes received his B.A. in Economics and a Diploma in Business Development and Administration atInstituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. He continued his pursuit of Economics receiving both his M.A. and later his Ph.D from Georgetown University.

Areas of Expertise

Macroeconomics
International Economics
Business cycles
Inequality
Migration
Remittances.

Education

School Degree Major Year Completed
Georgetown University Ph D Economics 2005
Georgetown University MA Economics 2002
Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) Diploma Business Development and Administration 1999
Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) BA Economics 1998
London School of Economics Diploma Economics 1994

Publications

Title Classification Contype ISBN Issue Page Number Publication End Publisher Refereed Volume
Poverty and Distributional Implications of Rising Food Prices 8 3 European Journal of Management
Planning for Higher Oil Prices: Power Sector Impact in Latin America and the Caribbean Book The World Bank
Labor Hours, Employment, and "The Great Moderation" Basic or Discovery Scholarship Book Chapter Nova Science Publishers
Women’s Empowerment and Households’ Consumption-Savings Decisions Basic or Discovery Scholarship Book Chapter Economic Empowerment for Women: A Global Perspective (M. Lownes-Jackson and R. Guy ed.), Informing Science Press
The Soulful Science: What Economists Really Do and Why It Matters Basic or Discovery Scholarship Book Review 2127 37 5 Journal of Socio-Economics
Seeking alpha beyond small cap markets: the risk and returns dynamics of micro-cap stocks Basic or Discovery Scholarship Conference Proceedings Northeast Business and Economics Association (NBEA
Idiosyncratic Volatility and Capital Structure: Firms’ Response to Larger Risk within a Financial Accelerator Framework Basic or Discovery Scholarship Conference Proceedings Twelfth International Conference of the Society for Global Business & Economic Development USA
On Balance Sheets, Idiosyncratic Risk and Aggregate Volatility: Is Firm Volatility Good for the Economy? Basic or Discovery Scholarship Conference Proceedings Proceedings of the 6th Global Conference on Business and Economics.
Foreign Direct Investment and Aggregate Volatility Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 7 3 International Journal of Business Research
The Role of International Corporate Diversification on the Probability of Financial Distress Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 7 2 Review of Business Research
Liquidity under Extreme Market Volatility: The Case of the SPY, IVV and RSP Funds Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 0 Financial Decisions
Liquidity Effects of Firm Size and Market Distress on Index Tracking ETFs Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 14 3 Journal of International Financial Studies
Assessing Exchange-Traded Funds’ Liquidity under Extreme Market Volatility: The Case of SPY, IVV and RSP Funds Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article The Journal of Index Investing/Institutional Investor Journals 20 USA
Micro-Cap Stocks: On the Quest for Lower Risk and Higher Returns Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 1 5 1 International Review of Business Research 25 Australia
Stock Price Volatility and Firm Capital Structure Decisions During the Financial Crisis Journal Article 19 2 The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge
Aggregate Investment Cycles, Firm-Level Risk and Capital Structure: Does Firm Size Matter? Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 11 1 Journal of International Finance and Economics USA
Does Firm Size Matter? The Relationship between Firm Level Volatility, GDP Volatility and Capital Structure Decisions for Firms of Different Size Groups Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 17 2 The Business Review, Cambridge USA
Idiosyncratic Volatility and Capital Structure: Firms’ Response to Larger Risk within a Financial Accelerator Framework Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 24 23 Summer 2011 1 Financial Decisions USA
Capital Structure and Firm-Level Risk: Trends and Macroeconomic Implications Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 10 4 Review of Business Research
On Balance Sheets, Idiosyncratic Risk and Aggregate Volatility Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 1 9 1 The B. E. Journal of Macroeconomics
Relationship between GDP Volatility, Idiosyncratic Stock Price Risk and Firms’ Capital Structure: An Explanation within the Financial Accelerator Framework Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 1 14 1 The Business Review, Cambridge
Macroeconomic and Financial Effects of High and Volatile Oil Prices Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 13 2 Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research
The Role of Institutions in Explaining Foreign Direct Investment Return Differentials Journal Article 12 3 Review of Business Research
Foreign Direct Investment Return Differentials Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 11 3 Journal of International Finance Studies
Corruption and Foreign Direct Investment Journal Article Global Landscapes: Business, Ethics and Sustainability in the 21st Century Journal of Ethics and Critical Thinking
On the Distributional Effects of Trade Policy: Dynamics of Households Saving and Asset Prices Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 49 3 Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance
Remittances, Poverty and Inequality Journal Article 34 1 Journal of Economic Development
Foreign Direct Investment and Inequality Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 8 2 International Journal of Business Research
Poverty and Distributional Implications of Rising Food Prices Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 8 3 European Journal of Management
Aggregate Effects of Women’'s Empowerment Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article
Aggregate Gains of International Diversification through Foreign Direct Investment: An Inquiry into the Moderation of U.S. Business Cycles Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 7 4 Global Economy Journal
The Big Mac Index: A Shortcut To Inflation And Exchange Rate Dynamics? Price Tracking And Predictive Properties Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 741 13 4 International Business and Economics Research Journal
Environmental Factors for Social Entrepreneurship Success: Comparing Four Regions Basic or Discovery Scholarship Journal Article 16 4 American Journal of Management United States

Awards

Organization Name Description Scope Year
International Journal of Development Issues Outstanding Reviewer Award Service, Professional 2016
Academy of Economics and Economics Education Distinguished Research International Conference 2011 2011
Marquis Who's Who Who's Who in America 65th Edition, 2011 2010
Marquis Who's Who Who's Who in America 64th Edition, 2010 2009
Georgetown University Dissertation Defense Distinction Defended Ph.D. dissertation with distinction. Granted by the Department of Economics at Georgetown University. Research 2005
Georgetown University Merit Based Georgetown University Graduate Fellowship Tuition Fellowship for the completion of the doctoral program in economics at Georgetown University. Research 2002
CONACYT (Mexico) Doctoral Fellowship Fellowship for the doctoral program in Economics at Georgetown University. Granted by the Government of Mexico. Research 2000

Research

There is no current research information available.