Joan Esteban


Research Professor Ad honorem, CSIC
Ph.D. Economics, Oxford University, 1988

Short Biography

Joan Esteban is an ad honorem research professor at the Instituto de Análisis Económico (CSIC) and at the Barcelona GSE. He has been director of the IAE (CSIC) (1989-1991, and 2001-2006), member of the High Council of the European University Institute, Florence (1989-1996), president of the Asociación Espaola de Economía (2002), member of the Executive Council (2005-2011, and 2014- ) and secretary general (2011-2013) of the International Economic Association, president of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ) (2007-2009), Rey Jaime I laureate in Economics (2007), and Fundación Juan Urrutia Elejalde 2014 Fifth Laureate to Research Diversity. His general area of interest is Economic Theory. Currently, he is working on social polarization and conflict, and in public economics. His research has been published in journals such as American Economic Review, American Political Science Review, Econometrica, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Science, Theory and Decision.