He holds a M. Sc. in Economics and Finance from Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI) of the Bank of Spain.
He has fifteen years’ professional experience in applied macroeconomic analysis, first developed in research departments at private financial institutions –BBVA among others- and later at the institutional level, supporting policy making. He is a former Staff Economist at Bank of Spain.
His research agenda has covered diverse areas, including, among those more relevant, the identification of drivers and obstacles for long-term economic growth, the analysis of determinants for competitiveness and international trade, as well as the assessment of global economic transformations and their implications for demand and production capabilities.
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