Javier Gil-Bazo is Associate Professor of Finance at University Pompeu Fabra and the Program Director of the Master in Finance offered by the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. He has previously held an Associate Professor position and an Assistant Professor position at University Carlos III. Javier, who holds a doctorate in Economics from the University of the Basque Country, has also undertaken research at Tilburg University and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

His research has been published in academic journals such as Journal of Finance, Quantitative Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Financial Econometrics, and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. His research has been awarded with the Best Paper Award at the European Conference of the Financial Management Association, the Honorable Mention of the Moskowitz Prize for outstanding research in socially responsible investing and the Best Derivatives Paper Award at the Annual Meeting of the Spanish Finance Association.

Javier has served as referee for Journal of Banking and Finance, Management Science, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Quantitative Finance, European Journal of Finance, Computational Intelligence, Applied Intelligence, Spanish Economic Review, Moneda y Crédito, Revista de Economía Financiera, and Revista de Economía Aplicada. He has also belonged to the programme committee of the Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association, the European Conference of the Financial Management Association and the Annual Meeting of the Spanish Finance Association.

Barcelona GSE Working Papers

Ariadna Dumitrescu and Javier Gil-Bazo

Market Frictions, Investor Heterogeneity, and Persistence in Mutual Fund Performance

Ariadna Dumitrescu and Javier Gil-Bazo

Familiarity and Competition: The Case of Mutual Funds

Publications