Short Profile


Current Position

Associate Profesor, Macroeconomics

Vice Dean, Research and Graduate Programmes, Facultad de CC Económicas y Empresariales

Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid



Licenciatura en CC Económicas y Empresariales, CUNEF (Universidad Complutense)

Ph D in Economics, Universidad de Navarra

Executive MBA, IESE


Teaching activities

Macroeconomics, International Finance, European Economy, History of Economic Thought, Methodology of Economics


Main research interests

Productivity, innovation and technological progress

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America

Monetary policy in the Eurozone


My profile and publications in


Google Scholar

Research Gate




Visiting Positions

Dept of Economics, UC Berkeley, Spring and Summer Semesters 1994

Dept of Economics, UC Berkeley, Fall Semester 1995

Dept of Economics, Columbia University, Fall Semester 2000

Dept of Economics, University College London, September 2018 – March 2019


Former Positions at Universities

Chair, Dept of Economics, Universidad de Cantabria, 2001-2004

Dean, Facultad de CC Económicas y Empresariales, Universidad de Cantabria, 2004-2006


Other positions in the public sector 

Counsellor of Employment and Social Security, Spanish Embassy in London, 2012-2016


Activity in the private sector

Strategic and financial consultant, 2006-2010