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 Juan Carlos Conesa 

Juan Carlos Conesa

PhD, University of Minnesota
Associate Professor, UAB (on leave)
Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor
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 Program(s):

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 Autònoma de Barcelona since 2006. In 2009 he was awarded an ICREA-Acadèmia 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.

 Working papers:

Generational Policy and the Macroeconomic Measurement of Tax Incidence (December 2008)
by Juan Carlos Conesa, Carlos Garriga


Optimal Response to a Demographic Shock (December 2004)
by Juan Carlos Conesa, Carlos Garriga


Optimal Design of Social Security Reforms (August 2004)
by Juan Carlos Conesa, Carlos Garriga