BA and PhD in Economics from the University of Barcelona (1993 and 1999), MA in International Political Economy from the University of Warwick (1996). Post-doctoral stay in the Department of Economics at Harvard University (2000-2001).

He is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Barcelona, member of the Public Policy Section of the Department of Econometrics, Statistics and Applied Economics, researcher of the Governments and Markets Group of the Institute of Applied Economics, researcher of the Observatory of Public Policy, researcher associated with the Public-Private Sector Research Center and the Centre for Research in Economics and Health. He is also an economic advisor to the Círculo de Economía.

He is Coordinator of the Master's Degree in Economics, Regulation and Competition in Public Services. Member of the Coordinating Committee of the Master's Degree in Economics at the UB School of Economics. Lecturer on bachelor's and master's degree courses in Industrial Organisation, Empirical Industrial Organisation and Quantitative Techniques for Regulation and the Defence of Competition.

He is the author of more than 14 journal articles in the Journal of Citations Report, and 30 additional publications in the area of empirical industrial organisation, competition economics, regulation and public policy in essential services.

He has been principal investigator in one competitively awarded research project, member of the scientific team in 8 other competitively awarded research projects. He is director of 4 doctoral theses already defended, and director of 5 doctoral students.

He has directed or participated in various technical and expert reports for public administrations and companies, in particular in the area of market regulation and competition policy (pharmaceutical, energy, telecommunications, postal, local services and other sectors).

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