Dr. Maria Jesus Herrerias

Lecturer in Energy Economics

The Department of Economics

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Contact details

Department of Economics
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT

About

Maria Jesus Herrerias is Lecturer in Energy Economics at the Department of Economics at the University of Birmingham. She is an expert on Chinese studies based on economic growth, international trade and regional development.

Recently, she has started to work on energy and environmental issues in the case of developed and developing countries with emphasis on China. Her main works have been published in China and World Economy, Economics of Transition, Empirical Economics, Economic Modelling, Papers in Regional Science, Annals of Regional Science, Energy Policy, Applied Energy, Energy Journal, Energy Economics, Regional Studies, Journal of Policy Modelling, Pacific Economic Review and China Economic Review. She has presented her works in conferences such as the Royal Economics Society, the Chinese Economic Association (UK), the European Trade Study Group, among others, and has received invitations to participate in conferences including the Asian Economic Panel in Tokyo in 2011.

Feedback and office hours


Wednesday : 3pm-5pm

Qualifications

  • 2012 - Phd Prize in Economics, Universitat Jaume I
  • 2010 - PhD. with European mention: 'Three Essays on Growth and Competitiveness of the Chinese Economy'.
  • 2007 - Master in Industrial and International Economics at University Jaume I.
  • 2004 - Master in Finance and Accounting at University of Valencia
  • 2003 - Degree in BA. Business and Management at Universitat Jaume I.

Teaching

  • Present – Lecturer in Energy Economics, The University of Birmingham, Department of Economics
  • 2013-2014 – Lecturer in Chinese Economic Studies, The University of Nottingham, SCCS
  • 2012-2013 - Senior Research Fellow (Lecturer level R&T), The University of Nottingham, SCCS
  • 2010-2012 Marie Curie Fellowship. GREQAM Université de la Mediterranée, Aix-Marseille II, France
  • 2007-2009 Universitat Jaume I, Department of Economics, Castellon, Spain.

Other activities

Referee in:

Applied Economics, Economic Modeling, Revista de Economía Mundial, Modern Applied Science, The World Economy, The Energy Journal, International Regional Science Review, Energy Policy, China Economic Review, Energy Economics, Energy Efficiency, Climate Change Economics, Southern Economic Journal.

 

Member of the Research Cluster for Environmental Economics and Management, The University of Birmingham, Department of Economics 2014 – Present

Member of Group Trade, Environment, Development and Energy Research Group, The University of Birmingham, Department of Economics, 2014 – Present 

Member of the Research Cluster for China, The University of Birmingham, Department of Economics, 2014- Present.

Publications

Journals:

  1. Herrerias M.J. and Ordoñez, J. (2014) If the Unites States sneezes, does the world need paracetamol? International Review of Economics and Finance 31, pp.159-170
  2. Herrerias M.J., and Ordoñez, J. (2014) Testing stochastic convergence across Chinese provinces (1952-2008), Regional Studies, forthcoming.
  3. Herrerias, M.J. and Ordoñez, J. (2014) Stochastic Regional Convergence in China: The Role of Regional Clusters in a Non-Linear Perspective, Pacific Economic Review 19 (2) pp.153-169
  4. Herrerias M.J., and Liu, G. (2013) Electricity intensity convergence in China: New Evidence across Chinese Provinces, Energy Economics 36, pp. 268-276
  5. Herrerias M.J., Cuadros, A. and Orts, V. (2013) Energy intensity and Investment Ownership across Chinese provinces, Energy Economics 36, pp. 286-298
  6. Herrerias M.J. and Girardin E. (2013) Seasonal Patterns of Energy in China. Energy Journal 34, pp. 169-198
  7. Herrerias, M.J. (2013) The Environmental Convergence Hypothesis: CO2 Emissions according to source of energy, Energy Policy, 61(October), pp. 1140–1150
  8. Herrerías, M.J. and Orts, V. (2013) Capital goods imports and long-run growth: Is the Chinese experience relevant to developing countries?, Journal of Policy Modeling 35, pp. 781–797
  9. Herrerias, M.J. (2013) Seasonal Anomalies in Electricity Intensity across Chinese Regions, Applied Energy 112 , pp.1548-1557
  10. Herrerias, M.J., Joyeux, R. and Girardin E., (2013) Short- and long-run causality between energy consumption and economic growth: Evidence across regions in China, Applied Energy 112 , pp. 1483-1492
  11. Herrerias, M.J. (2012) Weighted Convergence and Regional Growth in China: An Alternative Approach (1952-2008) The Annals of Regional Science 49(3), pp.685-718
  12. Herrerias M.J. (2012) CO2 Weighted convergence across EU-25 countries (1920-2007), Applied Energy 92, April, pp. 9-16
  13. Herrerías M.J. and Orts V. (2012) Equipment investment, Output and Productivity in China, Empirical Economics 42(1), pp.181-207
  14. Herrerias, M.J. (2012) World Energy Intensity Convergence Revisited: A weighted distribution dynamics approach. Energy Policy 49, pp.383-399
  15. Herrerias M.J. and Ordoñez, J. (2012) New Evidence on regional clusters and convergence in China (1952-2008), China Economic Review 23, pp. 1120-1133
  16. Herrerías M.J. and Orts V. (2011) The Driving Forces behind China’s Growth. The Economics of Transition 19 (1) pp.74-124
  17. Herrerías M.J., Orts V. and Tortosa E. (2011) Weighted convergence and regional clusters across China Papers in Regional Science 90 (4) pp. 703-734
  18. Herrerías M.J. and Orts V. (2011) Imports and Growth in China. Economic Modelling 28 (6), pp.2811-2819
  19. Herrerias M.J. (2010) The Casual Relationship between Equipment Investment and Infrastructures on Economic Growth in China. Frontiers of Economics in China Vol. 5 (4), pp 509-526.
  20. Herrerías M.J. and Orts V. (2010) Is the Export-led Growth Hypothesis enough to account for China’s growth? China & World Economy 18 (4), pp. 34-51.
  21. Herrerías M.J. and Orts V. (2009) Equipment Investment and Openness in China. World Economic Papers 4, pp. 1-13 (in Chinese).

 

Edited Books:

  1. Herrerias, M.J. and Yao, S. (2014) Energy Security and Sustainable Economic Growth In China. Edited Book in Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 9781137372048 (forthcoming).

Book Chapters:

  1. Herrerias, M.J. and Joyeux, R. (2014) Regional electricity consumption and economic growth in China, In. Herrerias, M.J. and Yao, S. Energy Security and Sustainable Economic Growth In China. Chapter 8. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 9781137372048 (forthcoming)
  2. Herrerias, M.J. (2014) Regional Energy Intensity and Productivity in China. In. Herrerias, M.J. and Yao, S. Energy Security and Sustainable Economic Growth In China. Chapter 9. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 9781137372048 (forthcoming)
  3. Herrerías M.J. and Orts V. (2009) Openness and Productivity in China.”China in the World Economy” Edited by Zhongmin Wu, Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy. Chapter 10. pp.197-209 ISBN: 978-0-415-47002-5.
  4. Herrerías M.J. and Orts V. (2009) Equipment Investment and Openness in China. “China’s Three Decades of Economic Reforms” Edited byXiaohui Liuand Wei Zhang. Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy. Chapter 10. pp. 164-179. ISBN 978-0-415-49600-1.

Working Papers:

  1. Herrerias, M.J, Cuadros, A. and D. Luo. (2013) Ownership Reform, Innovation and Energy Intensity Further Research across the Chinese Regions. Working Paper Series, Chinese Policy Institute, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, The University of Nottingham, No.9.
  2. Herrerias, M.J. (2013) Regional Cyclical behavior between Electricity Consumption and Industrial Output in China: A Panel Smooth Regression Approach. Working Paper Series, Chinese Policy Institute, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, The University of Nottingham, No. 10
  3. Herrerías, M.J. and Orts, V. (2012) Capital goods imports and long-run growth in China, Working Paper Series, Chinese Policy Institute, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, The University of Nottingham, No. 1.
  4. Herrerias, M.J., Cuadros, A., Orts, V. (2012) Energy Intensity and Investment Ownership across Chinese Provinces, Working Paper Series, Chinese Policy Institute, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, The University of Nottingham, No.3.
  5. Herrerías M.J. and Ordoñez, J. (2011) If the Unites States sneezes, does the world need paracetamol? Working papers series, Department of Economics, Universitat Jaume I, No. 2011/7
  6. Herrerías M.J. and Ordoñez, J. (2011) New Evidence on regional clusters and convergence in China (1952-2008) Working papers series, Department of Economics, Universitat Jaume I, No. 2011/3

 

Teaching Publications:

  1. Emilio Tortosa Ausina, Jacinto Balaguer Coll, José Carlos Pernias Cerrillo, José Ignacio Silva Becerra, Maria Bernarda Zamora Talaya, María Jesús Herrerias Talamantes, María Teresa Alguacil Marí. Metodologies centrades en l’estudiant a l’Espai Europeu d’Educació Superior. Actes de la VIII Jornada de millora educativa i VII d'harmonització europea. -: Servei de publicacions de la Universitat Jaume I. 2009 ISBN: 978-84-8021-725-5. Autor. Docent. Introducció de docència en anglès: àrea de coneixement d'estadística i econometría
  2. Pernías Cerrillo, José Carlos; Alguacil, María Teresa; Herrerías Talamentes, María Jesús; i Martín Montaner, Joan. Coordinació i impuls de l’autoaprenentatge de les pràctiques de les assignatures de caràcter quantitatiu dels cursos avançats de la llicenciatura en Administració i Direcció d’Empreses. Actes de la VIII Jornada de millora educativa i VII d'harmonització europea. -: Servei de publicacions de la Universitat Jaume I. 2009 Autor. Docent ISBN: 978-84-8021-725-5.

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