His research has been funded by several public institutions like the Spanish Ministry of Health, Spanish Ministry of Education, Regional Agencies for the Evaluation of Health Technologies and the European Commission. Jose Luis is an Associate Editor of Health Economics. He co-authored (with Han Bleichrodt and Peter Wakker) the paper “Making descriptive use of prospect theory to improve the prescriptive use of expected utility, Management Science, 2001, 47:1498-1514” that won in 2003 the Decision Analysis Publication Award (best decision analysis article or book published in the second preceding calendar year).
In 2007 and 2010 he also won the prize (with co-authors) of the Spanish Health Economics Association of the best paper published the previous year. He has published in leading journals such as Health Economics, Management Science, The Economic Journal and Journal of Health Economics. JL’s research is focused on preference elicitation methods for health and its relationship with decision theory and behavioural economics.