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

  • Education

    • PhD, Economics, Texas A&M University - College Station, 2008
    • MS, Economics, Texas A&M University - College Station, 2004
    • Graduate Diploma, Financial Regulation and Reform: Banks and Financial Institutions, Universidad Privada Prouniversidad, 2001
    • Licentiate, Economics, Universidad Catolica Boliviana, 2000
  • Currently Teaching

    BADM 9391 06 - Dissertation-Extension:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    INFS 8378 01 - Independent Study:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • 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 (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.

  • 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.

  • Diego Escobari and Mohammad Jafarinejad. "Date stamping bubbles in Real Estate Investment Trusts ," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance (2015).

  • Cristhian Mellado and Diego Escobari. "Virtual Integration of Financial Markets: A Dynamic Correlation Analysis of the Creation of the Latin American Integrated Market," Applied Economics 47, no. 19 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2015): 1956-1971.

  • Diego Escobari and Diego Vacaflores. "Expectations and the Dynamic Feedback between Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth," International Economic Journal 29, no. 1 (March 2015): 121-136.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


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



Selected Presentations


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

  • Diego Escobari. "Advance-Purchase Discounts and Price Discrimination in Airlines: Evidence using a Regression-Discontinuity Design," Latin American Meetings of the Econometric Society, Medellin, Colombia (November 2016)

  • Diego Escobari. "Price Discrimination in Advance-Purchase Discounts with Focal Points for Tacit Collusion: Regression-Discontinuity Evidence from Airlines," Western Economic Association International, Portland, OR (July 2016)

  • Diego Escobari and Mohammad Jafarinejad. "Investors' Uncertainty and Stock Market Risk," Eastern Finance Association (EFA) , Baltimore, MD (April 2016)

  • Diego Escobari. "Price Discrimination in Advance-Purchase Discounts with Focal Points for Tacit Collusion: Regression-Discontinuity Evidence from Airlines," International Industrial Organization Conference, Philadelphia, PA (April 2016)

  • Diego Escobari and Mohammad Jafarinejad. "Date Stamping Bubbles in Real Estate Investment Trusts," Financial Management Association (FMA) , Oralando, FL (October 2015)

Current Courses

BADM 9391 06 - Dissertation-Extension:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
INFS 8378 01 - Independent Study:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses