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Paloma Lopez-Garcia

Economics

Division

Supply Side, Labour and Surveillance

Current Position

Lead Economist

Fields of interest

Economic Growth, Labour Economics, Other Special Topics

Email

paloma.lopez-garcia@ecb.europa.eu

Biography

Other current responsibilities
2019-

Coordinator, WGF Expert Team on productivity and technological change

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-

Lead 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 publications
10 November 2020
Economic Bulletin Issue ,
19 June 2019
13 June 2019
30 April 2019
29 November 2018
11 April 2018
21 April 2017
18 November 2016
29 August 2016
15 July 2015
16 March 2015
18 February 2014
10 April 2006
External publications
2019
National Institute Economic review
Labour Reallocation in Recession and Recovery: Evidence for Europe
  • Bartelsman
  • E.
  • Lopez-Garcia
  • P. and Presidente
  • G.
2018
European Journal of Comparative Economics,
Is corruption efficiency-enhancing? A case study of the Central and Eastern European region
  • Giordano
  • C. and Lopez-Garcia
  • P.
2013
Industry and Innovation
Business Cycles and Investment in Productivity-Enhancing Activities: Evidence from Spanish Firms
  • Lopez-Garcia
  • P.
  • Montero
  • J.M. and Moral-Benito
  • E.
2012
Economics of Innovation and New Technology
Spillovers and absorptive capacity in the decision to innovate of Spanish firms: the role of human capital
  • Lopez-Garcia
  • P. and Montero
  • J.M.
2012
Small Business Economics
What makes a high-growth firm? A dynamic probit analysis using Spanish firm-level data
  • Lopez-Garcia
  • P. and Puente
  • S.
2005
Small Business Economics
Global Entrepreneurship Monitor: Data Collection Design and Implementation 1998–2003
  • Reynolds
  • P.
  • Bosma
  • N.
  • Autio
  • E.
  • Hunt
  • S.
  • De Bono
  • N.
  • Servais
  • I.
  • Lopez-Garcia
  • P. and Chin
  • N.
2001
European Economic Review
Entrepreneurship, start-up costs and employment
  • Fonseca
  • R.
  • Lopez-Garcia
  • P. and Pissarides
  • C.
2013
Modelo productivo y retos de la empresa española: productividad, competencia e innovación
Comportamiento cíclico de la I+D en las empresas españolas
  • Lopez-Garcia
  • P.
  • Montero
  • J.M. and Moral-Benito
  • E.
2007
El papel de los registros administrativos en el análisis social y económico y el desarrollo del sistema estadístico
Aplicación de los registros mercantiles al análisis de la dinámica empresarial en España
  • Lopez-Garcia
  • P. and Puente
  • S.
2007
Entrepreneurship, Industrial Location and Economic Growth
A Comparison of the Determinants of survival of Spanish Firms across Economic Sectors
  • Lopez-Garcia
  • P. and Puente
  • S.
2005
Enhancing job opportunities: Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
The investment climate and job creation
  • Lopez-Garcia
  • P.