José-Luis Peydró is ICREA Research Professor at UPF, Full professor of Economics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona School of Economics Research Professor, CREI Research Associate, Research Fellow at CEPR (London) and at CEMFI (Madrid), Bundesbank Research Professor, member of the Group of Economic Advisers of the European Security Markets Authority (ESMA), advisor at Bank of Spain, consultant for the European Centrral Bank, the European Investment Bank, the European Banking Authority and the Inter-American Development Bank. At the Catalan Finance Institute (ICF) he is an independent director at the General Board of Directors, at the Executive Committee, President of the Strategy and Sustainability Committee, and member at the Risk and Audit Committee.

Previous related positions include member of the advisory scientific committee at the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB), European Central Bank's Duisenberg Fellow, Houblon-Norman Fellow at the Bank of England, and consultant at the Federal Reserve Board, IMF, and the European Commission, among other institutions. He has also held visiting positions at Banque de France, Becker Friedman Institute (U. Chicago), MIT Sloan, IMF, and the World Bank. 

Professor Peydró

His research has been published in the top-5 journals in economics: Econometrica (lead article), American Economic Review and Journal of Political Economy, and in the top-3 journals on finance (Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Finance, and Journal of Financial Economics). He has also co-written the book Systemic Risk, Crises and Macroprudential Policy (MIT Press, 2015) and several book chapters such as in the Oxford Handbook of Banking (OUP, 2009) or in Finance and Investment: The European Case, (OUP, 2018). Currently he serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Financial Stability, Financial ManagementSERIEs (the Journal of the Spanish Economic Association) and for the Bank of Spain’s Financial Stability Review. He regularly acts as a referee for scientific publications in economics and as a reviewer for research councils and agencies.

Apart from the ERC grant Debt and Persistence of Financial Shocks, Peydró is recipient of three MINECO grants on systemic risk (2013–22) and a Fundación BBVA grant on banking and large datasets (2018–20). He has also received grants from MICINN (Ramón y Cajal fellowship – that he declined), the National Bank of Belgium (2012), Bocconi University (2011) and the Czech National Bank (2009).

He holds a PhD in Finance from INSEAD (2005), a Master in Economics from CEMFI and an MSc in Finance from INSEAD. In 1997 he won the National Award of Bachelor Studies in Economics (Premio Nacional) endowed by the Spanish Government for the highest GPA in Spain in Economics.

Peydró has been a keynote speaker at several international conferences and presents regularly at the main congresses and workshops in Economics and Finance such as NBER, CEPR, AEA, AFA, WFA or EFA and gives research seminars in top institutions, universities and central banks (e.g. Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Imperial College et al). His presentations also include six ECB Executive Board seminars.

He is co-organizer of the annual Financial Intermediation and Risk Workshop and the Workshop on Financial Shocks, Channels, and Macro Outcomes held within the Barcelona School of Economics Summer Forum. In 2015-2019 he was in charge of the departmental seminar at UPF. He is also a regular scientific programme committee member for numerous conferences.

Peydró teaches in several postgraduate programmes at UPF, Imperial College, Barcelona School of Economics and in central banks, as well as supervising PhD students.

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Research team

Andrea Caggese, Associate Professor at UPF’s Dept. of Economics and Business

Mircea Epure, Associate Professor at UPF’s Dept. of Economics and Business 

José García-Montalvo, Professor at UPF’s Dept. of Economics and Business 

Dmitry Kuvshinov, Assistant Professor at UPF’s Dept. of Economics and Business 

Björn Richter, Assistant Professor at UPF’s Dept. of Economics and Business 

Andrea Fabiani, research fellow at the Bank of Italy 

Nimisha Gupta, research assistant

Mia Renee Herløv Jørgensen, research economist at the Central Bank of Denmark

William Monroe, research assistant 

Mariona Novoa, team assistant

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