Diego   Escobari

Associate Professor  

Phone: (956) 665-3366
Email: diego.escobari@utrgv.edu
Website: faculty.utrgv.edu/diego.escobari

Dr. Diego Escobari

Personal website: http://faculty.utrgv.edu/diego.escobari





Selected Publications


  • Daniel Huerta and Diego Escobari. "Changes in Sentiment on REIT Industry Excess Returns and Volatility," Financial Markets and Portfolio Management 32, no. 3 (August 2018): 239-274.

  • Mohammad Jafarinejad , Thanh Ngo, and Diego Escobari. "Disentangling the Impacts of Industrial and Global Diversification on Firm Risk," Global Finance Journal 37, (August 2018): 39-56.

  • Diego Escobari, Sergio Garcia, and Cristhian Mellado. "Identifying Bubbles in Latin American Equity Markets: Phillips-Perron-based Tests and Linkages," Revise and Resubmit - Emerging Markets Review (December 2017).

  • Robert Killins, Peter Egly, and Diego Escobari. "The impact of oil shocks on the housing market: Evidence from Canada and US," Journal of Economics and Business 93, (2017): 15-28.

  • Diego Escobari. "Airport, Airline and Departure Time Choice and Substitution Patterns: An Empirical Analysis," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 103, (September 2017): 198-210.

  • Diego Escobari, Sergio Garcia, and Cristhian Mellado. "Identifying Bubbles in Latin American Equity Markets: Phillips-Perron-based Tests and Linkages," Emerging Markets Review 33, (September 2017): 99-101.

  • Damian Damianov and Diego Escobari. "Long-Run Equilibrium Shift and Short-Run Dynamics of U.S. Home Price Tiers during the Housing Bubble," Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics 53, no. 1 (July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2016): 1-28.

  • Diego Escobari and Mohammad Jafarinejad. "Date Stamping Bubbles in Real Estate Investment Trusts," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 60, (May 2016): 224-230.

  • Daniel Huerta, Peter Egly, and Diego Escobari. "The Liquidity Crisis, Investor Sentiment, and REIT Returns and Volatility," Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management 22, no. 1 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2016): 29-44.

  • Daniel Huerta, Peter Egly, and Diego Escobari. "The Liquidity Crisis, Investor Sentiment, and REIT Returns and Volatility," Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management 22, no. 1 (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2016): 47-62.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Salvador Contreras. Hidalgo County Census Tract Forecasts, C&M Associates, $40,000.00 (June 2014 - August 2014)



Selected Presentations


  • Shahil Sharma and Diego Escobari. "Asymmetric response of financial markets to energy sector shocks ," Midwest Finance Conference, San Antonio (2018)

  • Diego Escobari. "Advance-Purchase Discounts and Price Discrimination in Airlines: Evidence using a Regression-Discontinuity Design," INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Conference, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Toronto, Canada (June 2018)

  • Shahil Sharma and Diego Escobari. "Asymmetric response of financial markets to energy sector shocks ," Financial Management Association, Boston (2017)

  • Diego Escobari. "Advance-Purchase Discounts and Price Discrimination in Airlines: Evidence using a Regression-Discontinuity Design," Utah Valley University, Orem, UT (October 2017)

  • Bin Wang and Diego Escobari. "Crowdfunding Lender Team Structure and Lending Behavior ," 2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting, INFORMS, Houston, TX (October 2017)

  • Diego Escobari. "Asymmetric effects of oil price shocks on the U.S. stock market," Economic Issues Affecting Hispanics and African Americans Conference, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (September 2017)

  • Diego Escobari. "Advance-Purchase Discounts and Price Discrimination in Airlines: Evidence using a Regression-Discontinuity Design," European Association for Research in Industrial Economics, Maastricht, The Netherlands (September 2017)

  • Diego Escobari. "Advance-Purchase Discounts and Price Discrimination in Airlines: Evidence using a Regression-Discontinuity Design," European Economic Association, Lisbon, Portugal (August 2017)

  • Diego Escobari. "Identifying Bubbles in Latin American Equity Markets: Phillips-Perron-based Tests and Linkages," Western Economic Association International, San Diego, CA (June 2017)

  • Diego Escobari. "Identifying Bubbles in Latin American Equity Markets: Phillips-Perron-based Tests and Linkages," Seminar, Central Bank of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico (December 2016)

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BADM 9391 06 - Dissertation-Extension:
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ECON 8375 01 - Econometrics II:
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FINA 8322 01 - Scholarship Seminar:
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