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I am an Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in the Department of Economics at Bonn University, where I am a member of the Institute for Macroeconomics and Econometrics and the Macrohistory Lab. I will be joining the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia in January 2018. 

My primary research interests are in Development EconomicsEconomic History and Economic Growth

I obtained my Ph.D. in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in 2015 and I visited the London School of Economics, through the European Doctoral ProgrammeMy dissertation on long-term Economic Persistence under Professor Hans-Joachim Voth was awarded the Enrique Fuentes Quintana prize for best thesis in the Social Sciences in Spain.