Lopez-Garcia, Paloma

Other current responsibilities
  • 2017-
    Adviser, Competitiveness Research Network
Education
  • 1997-2003
    PhD in Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United kingdom
  • 1996-1997
    MA in Economics, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium
  • 1995-1996
    Post-graduate year in Economics, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., United States
  • 1990-1995
    Bachelor in Economics, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Professional experience
  • 2019-
    Principal Economist, Supply Side, Labour and Surveillance, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank
  • 2016-2019
    Senior Economist, Euro area External Sector Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank
  • 2015-2016
    Economist, Euro area External Sector Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank
  • 2013-2015
    Economist (ESCB/IO), Monetary Policy Research Division, Directorate General Research, European Central Bank
  • 2004-2013
    Economist, Directorate General Economics and Research, Bank of Spain
  • 2004-2004
    Research Fellow, Directorate General Economics and Research, Bank of Spain
  • 2004-2004
    Short-term consultant, World Bank
  • 2003-2004
    Research Professor, Instituto de Empresa Business School
  • 2001-2003
    Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Studies (Munich)
  • 1997-2002
    Research Assistant, London School of Economics
  • 1997-1999
    Teaching Assistant, London School of Economics
Teaching experience
  • 1997-1999
    Econometrics and Introduction to Economics, London School of Economics, United Kingdom

ECB Working Paper Series

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014

ECB Occasional Paper Series

2019
2015
2006

Journal publications

2019
Bartelsman, E., Lopez-Garcia, P. and Presidente, G.
Labour Reallocation in Recession and Recovery: Evidence for Europe
National Institute Economic review, No. 247, February 2019
2018
Giordano, C. and Lopez-Garcia, P.
Is corruption efficiency-enhancing? A case study of the Central and Eastern European region
European Journal of Comparative Economics,, vol. 15(1), pages 119-164, June
2013
Lopez-Garcia, P., Montero, J.M. and Moral-Benito, E.
Business Cycles and Investment in Productivity-Enhancing Activities: Evidence from Spanish Firms
Industry and Innovation, vol. 20(7), pages 611-636, October
2012
Lopez-Garcia, P. and Puente, S.
What makes a high-growth firm? A dynamic probit analysis using Spanish firm-level data
Small Business Economics, vol. 39(4), pages 1029-1041, November
Lopez-Garcia, P. and Montero, J.M.
Spillovers and absorptive capacity in the decision to innovate of Spanish firms: the role of human capital
Economics of Innovation and New Technology, vol. 21(7), pages 589-612, October
2005
Reynolds, P., Bosma, N., Autio, E., Hunt, S., De Bono, N., Servais, I., Lopez-Garcia, P. and Chin, N.
Global Entrepreneurship Monitor: Data Collection Design and Implementation 1998–2003
Small Business Economics, vol. 24(3), pages 205-231, February
2001
Fonseca, R., Lopez-Garcia, P. and Pissarides, C.
Entrepreneurship, start-up costs and employment
European Economic Review, vol. 45(4-6), pages 692-705, May

Other publications

2013
Lopez-Garcia, P., Montero, J.M. and Moral-Benito, E.
Comportamiento cíclico de la I+D en las empresas españolas
Modelo productivo y retos de la empresa española: productividad, competencia e innovación
2007
Lopez-Garcia, P. and Puente, S.
A Comparison of the Determinants of survival of Spanish Firms across Economic Sectors
Entrepreneurship, Industrial Location and Economic Growth
Lopez-Garcia, P. and Puente, S.
Aplicación de los registros mercantiles al análisis de la dinámica empresarial en España
El papel de los registros administrativos en el análisis social y económico y el desarrollo del sistema estadístico
2005
Lopez-Garcia, P.
The investment climate and job creation
Enhancing job opportunities: Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union