Leandro Prados de la Escosura
Figuerola Institute at Universidad Carlos III, Madrid and CEPR
Leandro Prados-de-la-Escosura, D. Phil. (Oxford) and Ph.D. (Complutense, Madrid), Professor of Economic History at Universidad Carlos III, Madrid. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and a Research Associate at CAGE. During 2013-14 is Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the LSE.
He has taught at Georgetown University and UC San Diego. He has been a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, the LSE, and the European University Institute.
He served as President of the European Historical Economics Society (2001-2003) and in the Executive Committee of the International Economic History Association (2006-2012). He is member of the Editorial Board of Explorations in Economic History and Cliometrica, and the Advisory Board of the European Review of Economic History and the Scandinavian Economic History Review.
His current research interests are economic freedom and wellbeing in historical perspective; growth and welfare in Latin America since independence; and inequality in pre-industrial Spain.
Articles by Leandro Prados de la Escosura:
Economic liberty in the long run: Evidence from OECD countries
7 April 2014, 15202 reads
Human development in Africa: A long-run perspective
19 October 2011, 9500 reads
Improving human development: A long-run view
4 October 2010, 11373 reads
Stabilisation and growth under dictatorships: New lessons from Franco’s Spain
22 March 2010, 17449 reads