Antonio Ciccone is ICREA Research Professor at UPF and Barcelona GSE Research Professor. He earned a PhD in Economics at Stanford University in 1994 and an MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics in 1990. He is a research associate of CREI and Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and CESifo.
Professor Ciccone specializes in research and teaching in macroeconomics. His research has been published in 4 of the 5 top journals in economics. He has also been the recipient of the University Research Distinction by the Generalitat de Catalunya from 2003-2007. Professor Ciccone is currently co-editor of The Economic Journal and has been a member of the editorial boards of several other international journals. He also chaired the Scientific Program Committee of the 24th Congress of the European Economic Association in Barcelona in August 2009. Professor Ciccone has taught graduate macroeconomics at UC Berkeley, Stanford University, the London Business School, and the London School of Economics.
Professor Ciccone holds the Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera Chair on Applied Economics at the Barcelona GSE. Established in 2009 by Caixa Manresa and the Barcelona GSE, the program Chair is intended to promote world-class research and dissemination in Applied Economics and to attract international researchers.