Omar Licandro

IAE-CSIC and Barcelona GSE - on leave


PhD, Catholic University of Louvain

Omar Licandro is 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 Fellow of CEPR.

He was an associate professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 1991-2000, a senior researcher at FEDEA from 1994-2001 and a professor at the European University Institute in Italy from 2001-2009. He has been Associate Editor of Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, Investigaciones Economicas and the Spanish Economic Review.

Prof. Licandro served as Research Director of the Barcelona GSE from 2010-12 and the scientific leader of the Barcelona GSE Severo Ochoa Award, 2011-2012.

Barcelona GSE Working Papers

Jorge Durán and Omar Licandro

Is the GDP Growth Rate in NIPA a Welfare Measure?

Raouf Boucekkine, David De la Croix and Omar Licandro

Vintage Capital Growth Theory: Three Breakthroughs

Giammario Impullitti and Omar Licandro

Trade, Firm Selection, and Innovation: the Competition Channel