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The University of Chicago

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José Luis Peydró

ICREA Research Professor
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
5/1/14 5/9/14

José Luis Peydró's research interests fall along the intersection between finance and macroeconomics, including systemic risk and central bank policies. In a forthcoming book in MIT Press, he analyzes systemic risk and macroprudential policy, and has published his academic research on the topic in Review of Financial StudiesJournal of FinanceAmerican Economic Review and Econometrica

He currently serves as the ICREA Professor of Economics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, a Research Fellow at the CEPR, and an Associate Editor for the Review of Finance, the journal of the European Finance Association. He served as a consultant in 2012-14 for the International Monetary Fund, the Federal Reserve Board, the European Central Bank and, since 2011, has been an advisor in the Financial Stability department of Bank of Spain. 

Peydró has a PhD in Finance from INSEAD and a Master in Economics from CEMFI. He won the National Award of Bachelor Studies in Economics (Premio Nacional) given by the Government of Spain for the highest GPA in Spain in Economics, 1997.

José Luis Peydró visited the institute as a CME Group Foundation Fellow for the 2012-13 academic year.