IESE Business School and CEPR
Xavier Vives is professor of Economics and Finance and academic director of the Public-Private Sector Research Center at IESE Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. He is Research Fellow of CEPR where he was Program Director for Industrial Organization (1994-1997) and for Applied Microeconomics (1991-1993). Xavier Vives is member of the Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy of the European Commission,Research Fellow at CESifo (Munich), Fellow of the Econometric Society since 1992, and of the European Economic Association since 2004. He has taught at the U. of Pennsylvania, Harvard, NYU, INSEAD, UAB and UPF; published over a hundred articles in scientific outlets, and authored several books. He has received several research awards, such as the King Juan Carlos I Prize in 1988, the Narcís Monturiol Medal in 2002, and the Catalonia Economics Prize in 2005; in 2009 he was awarded a European Research Council Advanced Grant. In 2011 he was appointed Special Advisor to the Vicepresident of the European Commission and Commissioner for Competition, Mr. Joaquín Almunia.
His fields of interest are industrial organization and regulation, the economics of information, and banking and financial economics. He has published in the main international journals and is the author of several books. Editor of main international academic journals, he is currently co-editor of the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy.
Dr. Vives has been an advisor and consultant on competition, regulation, and corporate governance issues for the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the European Commission, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, as well as for major international corporations.
Articles by Xavier Vives:
Expectations and asset prices: Keynes meets Hayek
18 September 2012, 9252 reads
Banking union and the financial architecture of the Eurozone: A retrospective
20 August 2012, 3571 reads
Seven principles for better banking regulation
13 March 2012, 11194 reads
Can Greece pull it off?
18 March 2011, 10491 reads
A crisis mechanism for the euro: The European Stability Mechanism
11 March 2011, 10960 reads
Competition and stability in banking
18 September 2010, 9587 reads
Why financial regulation must also rebuild trust
21 March 2010, 11001 reads
The crisis, information, and the market
13 May 2008, 6409 reads
Subprime crises and Bagehot’s wisdom
31 March 2008, 15886 reads
- Fiscal consolidation: At what speed?Blanchard, Leigh
- Public debt and economic growth, one more timePanizza, Presbitero
- Escaping liquidity traps: Lessons from the UK’s 1930s escapeCrafts
- The lessons of the North Atlantic crisis for economic theory and policyStiglitz
- Do entrepreneurs matter?Becker, Hvide
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji