Ramon Marimon



PhD, Northwestern University

Ramon Marimon is a Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics and Business of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and an Emeritus Research Professor of the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE). He served as the Chair of the BSE Board of Trustees from 2011-2018 and was also a co-founder of UPF and the first director of CREI.

He is Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the European Economic Association and Research Fellow of CEPR and NBER, member of the CEPR Research and Policy Network (RPN) on European Economic Architecture. He has also been Economics Professor and Pierre Werner Chair at the European University Institute, President of the Society of Economic Dynamics (2012-2015) and of the Spanish Economic Association (2004), Director of the Max Weber Programme of the EUI (2006-2013) and Chair of the European Economic Association Standing Committee on Research (2008-2011).

Professor Marimon was Secretary of State for Science and Technology in Spain (2000-2002) and had served in several Expert Groups advising the European Commission on R&D and Higher Education policy. He was also Assistant and Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota, after getting his PhD at Northwestern University (1984).

His research interests include Macroeconomics, Monetary Theory, Contract Theory, Learning Theory and Labor Theory, with a special emphasis on European economic issues. Marimon's research has been published in Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Monetary Theory, Review of Economic Dynamics, and other journals. 

Working Papers


Open Access       Yan Liu, Ramon Marimon and Adrien Wicht

Making sovereign debt safe with a financial stability fund

Journal of International Economics, Vol.145, November 2023, 10.1016/j.jinteco.2023.103834
Open Access
Open Access       Giovanni Callegari, Ramon Marimon, Adrien Wicht and Luca Zavalloni

On a lender of last resort with a central bank and a stability Fund

Review of Economic Dynamics, Vol.50, 106-130, October 2023, 10.1016/j.red.2023.07.012
Open Access
Julián Díaz-Saavedra, Ramon Marimon and João Brogueira de Sousa

A Worker’s Backpack as an Alternative to PAYG Pension Systems

Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol.21, No 5, 1944-1993, October 2023, 10.1093/jeea/jvad021