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Omar Licandro

Professor of Macroeconomics, Faculty of Social Sciences



Omar Licandro joined the School of Economics, University of Nottingham, as Professor of Macroeconomics in October 2015.

Previously he was a Research Professor at the Instituto de Análisis Económico (CSIC), which he first joined in 2009.

Since 2013, he has been Secretary General of the International Economic Association (IEA) and the Executive Secretary of the Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE).

He is a Associate Professor of the Barcelona GSE, Fellow of CEPR and CESIfo.

He was Associate Professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 1991-2000, Senior Researcher at FEDEA, 1994-2001 and Professor at the European University Institute, 2001-2009.

He has been Associate Editor of Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, Investigaciones Economicas and the Spanish Economic Review.

Professor Licandro's complete cv can be downloaded here in pdf format

Research Summary

Research Interests:

Growth theory

Technical progress

Vintage capital

Trade and Growth

The demographic transition

Recent Publications

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