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 Juan-Carlos Conesa 

Juan-Carlos Conesa

PhD, University of Minnesota
Associate Professor, Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona
Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor
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 Program(s):

Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets; IDEA

 Biography:

Juan Carlos Conesa graduated in Economics from the Universitat de Barcelona (1991) and earned a PhD in Economics at the Universitat de Barcelona (1998) and at the University of Minnesota (1999). He has been an Associate Professor at the Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona since 2006. In 2009 he was awarded an ICREA-AcadŤmia research award.

 Research interests:

Macroeconomics
Public finance

 Selected publications:

"Taxing Capital? Not a Bad Idea After All!" (with Sagiri Kitao and Dirk Krueger).
American Economic Review 99, 25-48, 2009.

"Optimal Fiscal Policy in the Design of Social Security Reforms" (with Carlos
Garriga). International Economic Review 49, 291-318, 2008.

"On the Optimal Progressivity of the Income Tax Code" (with Dirk Krueger). Journal
of Monetary Economics 53, 1425-1450, 2006.