Manuel García-Santana

UPF and BSE - on leave

Manuel García-Santana is Associate Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Research Associate of the Center for Research on International Economics (CREI), and Affiliated Professor of the Barcelona School of Economics. He is currently on leave from these positions at the World Bank Development Research Group, where he is a Senior Economist.

Professor García-Santana is a Research Affiliate of CEPR (Macroeconomics and Growth), Associate Editor of the Journal of International Economics, and Associate Editor of the Journal of the Spanish Economic Association (SERIEs).

Before coming to Barcelona, Professor García-Santana was a post-doc at Universite Libre de Bruxelles, ECARES, in Belgium. He has been visitor at the United States Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota on several occasions, and also at the School of Foreign Services in Qatar, Georgetown University.

Awards, Grants, and Honors

Working Papers


Recognition Program

Manuel García-Santana, Josep Pijoan-Mas and Lucciano Villacorta

Investment Demand and Structural Change

Econometrica, Vol.89, No 6, 2751 - 2785, November 2021, 10.3982/ECTA16295
Laura Alfaro, Manuel García-Santana and Enrique Moral-Benito

On the Direct and Indirect Real Effects of Credit Supply Shocks

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol.139, No 3, 895-921, March 2021, 10.1016/j.jfineco.2020.09.004

Recognition Program

Manuel García-Santana, Enrique Moral-Benito, Josep Pijoan-Mas and Roberto Ramos

Growing like Spain: 1995–2007

International Economic Review, Vol.61, No 1, 383-416, February 2020, 10.1111/iere.12427