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Facundo Albornoz Crespo

Professor of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences



Facundo Albornoz holds a PhD in Economics from the EHESS/Paris School of Economics. He joined the University of Nottingham in 2015, where he is currently an Associate Professor. Before coming to Nottingham he held academic positions at the University of Birmingham and the Universidad de San Andrés in Argentina.

He is a Research Fellow of the Argentine National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP) and the Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research (NICEP).

Facundo works in a variety of research areas such as international trade (firm export dynamics), education policy (behavioural interactions within the school system), cultural dynamics and international political economics (the effect of foreign interventions on conflict and democracy), with an underlying common interest in development economics. He has published in academic journals such as the Journal of International Economics, Journal of Development Economics and Journal of the European Economic Association. His research has been funded by the ESRC and the British Academy, and he has undertaken advisory work for agencies such as the World Bank, IADB and the OEI.

Dr Albornoz's complete cv can be downloaded from here in pdf format

Recent Publications

  • FACUNDO ALBORNOZ, ANTONIO CABRALES, ESTHER HAUK and PABLO WARNES, 2017. Intergenerational field transitions in economics Economics Letters. 154, 1-5
  • TOKE AIDT and FACUNDO ALBORNOZ, 2017. The golden hello and political transitions Journal of Comparative Economics. (In Press.)
  • FACUNDO ALBORNOZ, ANTONIO CABRALES and ESTHER HAUK, 2017. Immigration and the school system Economic Theory. (In Press.)
  • FACUNDO ALBORNOZ, SEBASTIAN FANELLI and JUAN CARLOS HALLAK, 2016. Survival in Export Markets Journal of International Economics. 102, 262-281
  • FACUNDO ALBORNOZ, SAMUEL BERLINSKI and ANTONIO CABRALES, 2016. Motivation, resources and the organization of the school system Journal of the European Economic Association. (In Press.)
  • FACUNDO ALBORNOZ and ESTHER HAUK, 2014. Civil war and US foreign influence Journal of Development Economics. 110, 64-78
  • FACUNDO ALBORNOZ, JOAN ESTEBAN and PAOLO VANIN, 2014. Government Information Transparency Journal of the European Economic Association. 12(1), 200-224
  • FACUNDO ALBORNOZ and ANTONIO CABRALES, 2013. Decentralization, Political Competition and Corruption Journal of Development Economics. 105, 103-111
  • FACUNDO ALBORNOZ and TOKE AIDT, 2011. Political regimes and foreign intervention Journal of Development Economics. 94(2), 192-201
  • FACUNDO ALBORNOZ, HECTOR CALVO PARDO, GREGORY CORCOS and EMANUEL ORNELAS, Sequential Exporting Journal of International Economics. 88(1), 17-31

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