María Jesús Alvarez
Professor of Industrial Organisation at University of Navarre
Experts Meeting: Home/Family and Climate Change
Working Paper | Remote economy and home-based work: digital homes changing economic and Work/Life balance
María Jesús Álvarez holds a Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Engineering from the UMP (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid). She is a professor in Operational Research at TECNUN (Universidad de
Navarra) in the Management Industrial Engineering Department. Her research activities are in Operations Research applied to logistics and to the improvement of the productivity of the systems. She has been involved in research projects related to logistics and transport supported by public institutions. Lately she has been involved in projects related to business sustainability and Circular Economy. As results of them there are papers published in scientific journals such as Transportation Research, Journal of Quality Technology, and European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Cleaning Production among others. She has worked also with companies getting improvement in its production and logistics processes. She has been Head of the Industrial Management Department (1996-2003) and Dean of ISSA-School of Management Assistants (2011-2016) of the University of Navarra.