MAIN RESEARCH

One Effect to Rule them All? A Comment on Climate and Conflictt, (with 25 co-authors), Climatic Change, 127, (3-4) 2014, 391-397

The Contribution of Schooling in Development Accounting: Results from a Nonparametric Upper Bound, (with F. Caselli), Journal of Development Economics, 104, 2013, 199-211

Estimating the Effect of Transitory Economic Shocks on Civil Conflict, Review of Economics and Institutions, 4 (2) 2013, 1-14

Oil Price Shocks, Income, and Democracy, (with M. Brückner and A. Tesei), Review of Economics and Statistics, 94 (2), 2012, 389-399

Economic Shocks and Civil Conflict: A Comment, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 3 (4), 2011, 215-227 (Web Appendix)

Rain and the Democratic Window of Opportunity, (with M. Brückner), Econometrica, 79 (3), 2011, 923-947

Determinants of Economic Growth: Will Data Tell?, (with M. Jarocinski), American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2 (4), 2010, 222-246 (Web Appendices A and B, C, D)

International Commodity Prices, Growth, and the Outbreak of Civil War in Sub-Saharan Africa, (with M. Brückner), The Economic Journal, 120 (544), 2010, 519-534

Human Capital, the Structure of Production, and Growth, (with E. Papaioannou), Review of Economics and Statistics, 91 (1), 2009, 66-82

Red Tape and Delayed Entry, (with E. Papaioannou), Journal of European Economic Association, Papers and Proceedings, 5 (2-3) 2007, 444-458

Identifying Human Capital Externalities: Theory with Applications, (with G. Peri), Review of Economic Studies, 73 (2), 2006, 381-412

Long-run Substitutability Between More and Less Educated Workers: Evidence from US States 1950-1990, (with G. Peri), Review of Economics and Statistics, 87 (4), 2005, 652-663

The Private and Social Return to Schooling in Italy, (with F. Cingano and P. Cipollone), Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, December 2004

On Payoff Heterogeneity in Games with Strategic Complementarities, (with J. Costain), Oxford Economic Papers, 56 (4), 2004, 701-713

Resistance to Reform: Status Quo Bias in the Presence of Individual-Specific Uncertainty: Comment, American Economic Review, 94 (3), 2004, 785-795

Trade and Productivity, (with F. Alcalá), Quarterly Journal of Economics, CXIX (2), 2004, 613-646

Human Capital in a Global and Knowledge-Based Economy, (with A. de la Fuente), Report, European Commission, DG Employment and Social Affairs, 2002

Input Chains and IndustrializationReview of Economics Studies,  69 (3), 2002, 565-587

Agglomeration Effects in Europe, European Economic Review, 46 (2), 2002, 213-227

Efficiency and Equilibrium with Dynamic Increasing Aggregate Returns due to Demand Complementarities, (with K. Matsuyama), Econometrica, 67 (3), 1999, 499-525

Start-up Costs and Pecuniary Externalities as Barriers to Economic Development, (with K. Matsuyama), Journal of Development Economics, 49 (1), 1996, 33-59

Productivity and the Density of Economic Activity, (with R. Hall), American Economic Review, 86 (1), 1996, 54-70

 

EMPLOYMENT

— 2013-present, Professor, Mannheim University (starting 1 July 2013)

— 2005-present, Research Professor, ICREA (on leave starting 1 July 2013)

— 2003-present, Professor, UPF (on leave starting 1 July 2013)

— 2001-present, Associate Researcher, CREI (on leave starting 1 July 2013)

— 1998-2003, Associate Professor, UPF

— 1996-1998, Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley

— 1994-1996 Visiting Assistant Professor, UPF (on leave from UC Berkeley)

TEACHING

UNDERGRADUATE MACROECONOMICS
UPF 1994-1995, UPF 1995-1996, UC Berkeley 1996-1997, UC Berkeley 1997-1998, UPF 1998-1999, UPF 1999-2000, UPF 2001-2002, Mannheim University 2005-2006, UPF 2006-2007, UPF 2007-2008, UPF 2008-2009, UPF 2009-2010

GRADUATE MACROECONOMICS
Stanford University 1993-1994, UPF 1994-1995, UPF 1995-1996, UC Berkeley 1996-
1997, UC Berkeley 1997-1998, UPF 1998-1999, UPF 1999-2000, UPF 2000-2001, UPF 2001-2002, UPF 2002-2003, UPF 2003-2004, UPF 2004-2005, UPF 2006-2007, UPF 2007-2008, UPF 2008-2009, UPF 2009-2010, UPF 2012-13

OTHER
Barcelona Macroeconomics Summer School, London Business School, London School of Economics, European Central Bank, European Commission

RESEARCH AFFILIATIONS

CEPR Research Fellow, 1999-present

CESifo Research Fellow, 2004-present

Kiel Institute Research Fellow, 2009-present

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

— Co-Editor, The Economic Journal, 2007-2011

— “At Large” Council Member, Executive Committee, European Economic Association, 2010-2012

— Council Member, European Economic Association, 2009-2013

— Editorial Board, SERIEs, 2009-2012

— Editorial Board, Review of Economic Studies, 2001-2009

— Co-Editor, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2003-2007

— Editorial Board, Applied Economics Quarterly, 2003-present

— Scientific Committee, Rivista di Politica Economica, 2003-2009

— Associate Editor, Research in Economics, 1999-present

— Member of Program Committee, Simposio de Analisis Economico,1999-2006

— Chair of Scientific Committee, Simposio de Analisis Economico, 2007

— Member of Program Committee, European Economic Association Conference, 1999-2008

–Research Director, fedea, 2009-2013

— Chair of Scientific Committee, European Economic Association Conference, 2009

EDUCATION

— Ph.D. Stanford University (U.S.A.), September 1990-August 1994 (Sloan Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 1993-1994)

— M.Sc. Mathematical Economics and Econometrics (2-Year Program), London School of Economics (U.K.), September 1988-June 1990 (Ely Devons Prize shared with D. Laibson)

— Vordiplom, Volkswirtschaftslehre, Universitat Freiburg (Germany), 1986 (Fellow, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, 1986-1990)

— Abitur, Albert-Schweitzer Gymnasium, Neckarsulm (Germany), 1985