Curriculum Vitae

About Me

Tenured Associate Professor of Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), affiliate professor of the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE), and a researcher of the Institute for Political Economy and Governance (Barcelona iPEG), I received my Ph.D. in Economics at the University of California-Davis and hold visiting professorships at Yale University, the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics, INSEAD-Singapore, and Korea University. I am also a past scholar of the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton.

My research focuses on the economics of climate change, political economy, and welfare economics, with publications in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Theoretical Economics, and Climatic Change, among others. 

In 2015 I published the book Sustainability for a Warming Planet  (Harvard University Press) joint with John E. Roemer and Joaquim Silvestre. This book received the X Catalan Economic Society Award in 2016.  I am currently a member of the scientific taskforce for the Planetary Wellbeing Initiative at UPF.

I have taught at UPF, the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE), Yale University, INSEAD-Singapore, Korea University, and the University of California. In 2012 I received the Recognition Jaume Vicens-Vives for teaching quality and innovation from the Catalan Government. I am a contributor of the CORE-econ project.