Inés Macho-Stadler



PhD, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

Inés Macho-Stadler is a Professor of Economics at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and a Research Professor at the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE). She is also a Research Fellow at CESIfo, a Fellow of the European Economic Association and the Spanish Economic Association, and an elected member of the Academia Europaea.

Her research interests are in Economics of Information, Economics of Science and Innovation, and Game Theory. She is currently involved in research related with incentives in health economics, the financing of startups, and proposing cooperative solutions for sharing the surplus.

Professor Macho-Stadler has published in leading journals such Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Health Economics, Management Science, and Games and Economic Behavior. She has written the textbook “An Introduction to the Economics of Information: Incentives and Contracts” (joint with David Pérez-Castrillo), published by Oxford University Press.

She has been a visiting professor at many universities, such as the University of Copenhagen, the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, and the University of Osaka.

Among other duties, she has been Head of the area of Economics for the Agencia Nacional de Evaluación y Prospectiva - ANEP (2001-2003); member of the CNEAI Committee for Economics (2010, 2011) and President (2012); member of the Advisor Scientific Council of the AERNA (since 2012); member of the council the Observatoire Français des Conjuctures Économiques - OFCE (since 2013), member of the Advisory Council of "la Caixa" Research Department (2008-2011), and member of ISAC (the International Scientific Advisory Committee) of bc3, 2009-2015. She has also been president of the Spanish Economic Association (2005).

Professor Macho-Stadler is currently the director of the IDEA PhD Program (UAB and BSE). She is also the editor of the BSE Focus.

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