Pol is Robert G. Ory Professor of Economics at Harvard University, where he has taught since 2003. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), where he was Director of the International Trade and Organisation Task Force (ITO). He is also a research affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and a member of the CESifo research network.

He was editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics from 2015 to 2020, having previously served on the editorial board of the American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of International Economics and Annual Review of Economics, among other journals. He is a member of the Scientific Council of the Barcelona School of Economics. Among other distinctions, he was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in 2007 and the Fundación Banco Herrero Award in 2009, and was elected Fellow of the Econometric Society in 2015. Antràs's fields of teaching and research are international economics and applied theory.

His recent work focuses on global value chains, the interaction between globalisation and interest rates, global pandemics and international relations. Born in Spain, Antràs holds a BA and MA in Economics from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, and a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2003.

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