Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona

Posgrado en Estados Unidos, 1986

Born in Les Cases d'Alcanar in 1963. BA Economics at Universitat de Barcelona (UB), 1986. M.A. in Economics at University of Chicago, 1988. PhD in Economics at UB, 1993. Currently Professor of Economics and Public Policy at UB, and Director of the Observatory of Public Policies Analysis and Evaluation at UB. His research focuses on public sector reform. Within this field, his main interests are local governments; local public services delivery; and transport infrastructures and mobility.  In the past has been visiting professor -graduate teaching- at Cornell University and Princeton University. Has been visiting researcher at Cornell, Harvard, Paris I-Sorbonne, EUI-Firenze, KU Leuven, State University of Saint Petersburg, and University College London. Outside academia, between 1990 and 1993 served as advisor to the Spanish Ministers of Public Affairs, and of Public Works and Transportation. Was Member of the Spanish Parliament (2000-2004) and member of the Catalan Parliament (2015-2017).

La beca de Germà

Posgrado en Estados Unidos, 1986

Estudios cursados con la beca


Tipo de estudio

Máster o equivalente

Universidad o centro de destino

University of Chicago, IL

Especialidad de los estudios cursados con la beca

Economía general

Universidad de origen

Universitat de Barcelona

Especialidad de origen

Economía general