Name José A. Noguera
Affiliation Group of Analytical Sociology and Institutional Design (GSADI), Department of Sociology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
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Areas of Research Analytical Sociology, Ethical/Political Issues and Social Sciences, Experiments in Social Sciences, Game Theory and Sociality, Holism & Individualism, Paradigms and Research Traditions in Social Sciences, Models and Social Sciences, Philosophy of Sociology, Rational Choice Theory, Social Mechanisms, Social Norms, Social Ontology, Social Simulation
Biographical Info José A. Noguera is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and Director of the Analytical Sociology and Institutional Design Group (GSADI). He holds a PhD in Sociology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and has been visiting researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, and at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has been the Principal Investigator of several GSADI projects funded by the R+D Spanish National Plan since 2006. José A. Noguera's research covers sociological theory, philosophy of social science, social policy, fiscal sociology, and normative social theory. His work in sociological theory aims to demonstrate the explanatory power of analytical sociology and the social mechanisms approach in sociology, with a strong focus on methodological individualism, the theory of rationality, social ontology, and the philosophy of social science. His empirical research is currently focused on tax compliance, social influence dynamics, prosocial motivations, and the feasibility of universal welfare policies such as basic income. He is a member of the International Network of Analytical Sociologists (INAS), and serves on the Board of the Spanish Basic Income Network (RRB) and on the International Advisory Board of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN). José A. Noguera is co-editor of Papers. Revista de Sociologia, an editorial board member of Basic Income Studies, and has served on the editorial board of Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas.