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Scientific Officer (Joint Research Centre, European Commission. Seville, Spain).

Curriculum Vitae
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Journal Articles

Shahpari, G., Ashena, M., Martínez-Cruz, A.L., and D. García-León (2023). Implications for the Iranian economy from climate change effects on agriculture—a static computable general equilibrium approach. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. [doi:10.1007/s00704-023-04506-0]
Matei, N.A., García-León, D., Dosio, A., Batista e Silva, F., Ribeiro Barranco, R., and J.C. Císcar (2023). Regional impact of climate change on European tourism demand. JRC Technical Report, JRC131508. [doi:10.2760/899611] [Data]
Masselot, P., Mistry, M., Vanoli, J., Schneider, R., Iungman, T., García-León, D., Císcar, J.C., Feyen, L., (...) Vicedo-Cabrera, A., and A. Gasparrini (2023). Excess mortality attributed to heat and cold: a health impact assessment study in 854 cities in Europe. The Lancet Planetary Health 7(4), e271-e281. [doi:10.1038/s41598-022-09049-4]
Mistry, M., Schneider, R., Masselot, P., Roye, D., Armstrong, B., Kysely, J., Sera, F., Urban, A., García-León, D., (...) Vicedo-Cabrera, A., and A. Gasparrini (2022). Comparison of weather station and climate reanalysis data for modelling temperature-related mortality. Scientific Reports 12, 4392. [doi:10.1038/s41598-022-09049-4]
Shahpari, G., Sadeghi, H., Ashena, M., and D. García-León (2022). Drought effects on the Iranian economy: a computable general equilibrium approach. Environment, Development and Sustainability 24, 4110-4127. [doi:10.1007/s10668-021-01607-6]
García-León, D., Casanueva, A., Standardi, G., Burgstall, A., Flouris, A.D., and L. Nybo (2021). Current and projected regional economic impacts of heatwaves in Europe. Nature Communications 12, 4392. [doi:10.1038/s41467-021-26050-z]
García-León, D., Standardi, G., and A. Staccione (2021). An integrated approach for the estimation of agricultural drought costs. Land Use Policy 100, 104923. [doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104923]
García-León, D., López-Lozano, R., Toreti, A., and M. Zampieri (2020). Local-scale cereal yield forecasting in Italy: Lessons from different statistical models and spatial aggregations. Agronomy 10(6), 809. [doi:10.3390/agronomy10060809]
García-León, D., Contreras, S., and J. Hunink (2019). Comparison of meteorological and satellite-based drought indices as yield predictors of Spanish cereals. Agricultural Water Management 213, 388-396. [doi:10.1016/j.agwat.2018.10.030]

Other Writings

García-León, D. and J-C. Císcar (2022). Impactos y riesgos del cambio climático en España: Una breve panorámica. Papeles de Energía, 16. [pdf]
García-León, D. (2020). Cambio Climático y Política Económica: Estado del arte y retos a corto plazo. Nada es Gratis. [link]

Working papers

  • Three Essays in Climate Change Economics, (2017). Doctoral Dissertation, University of Alicante (Spain). [pdf]

  • The optimal balance between Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change: An analysis under uncertainty, (2015). [pdf]

  • Weather and Income: Lessons from the main European Regions, (2014). [pdf]