Researcher in Political Economy, Development Economics and Conflict Studies
I am a tenured researcher at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE(CSIC)) and a Research Professor at the Barcelona GSE. My fields of interest are political economy, development economics and conflict studies. In my most recent research projects I have analyzed how political institutions can make societies more robust, the channels through which violence affects the economy and how conflict can be predicted using millions of newspaper articles.
My work has been published in leading journals in economics and political science such as the American Economic Review (AER), the American Political Science Review (APSR), the Journal of the European Economic Association (JEEA) and the American Journal of Economics: Macro (AEJ: Macro). I have also produced research reports for the UK government, the World Bank and the UN.