Luigi Pascali

UPF and BSE - on leave


PhD, Boston College

Luigi Pascali is an Associate Professor of Economics at UPF, a BSE Affiliated Professor and a Ramon y Cajal Fellow. He is also a research affiliate  of the Institute of Political Economy and Governance (IPEG), the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) and the Centre for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).

His research covers topics in growth and development, economic history and macroeconomics and has appeared in international journals, including the American Economic Review and the Review of Economics and Statistics. He is an associate editor at the Economic Journal.

Awards, Grants, and Honors

Working Papers


Recognition Program

Susanto Basu, Luigi Pascali, Fabio Schiantarelli and Luis Serven

Productivity and the Welfare of Nations

Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol.20, No 4, 1647–1682, August 2022, 10.1093/jeea/jvac002

Recognition Program

Joram Mayshar, Omer Moav and Luigi Pascali

The Origin of the State: Land Productivity or Appropriability?

Journal of Political Economy, Vol.130, No 4, 1091 – 1144, April 2022, 10.1086/718372

Recognition Program

Sascha O. Becker and Luigi Pascali

Religion, Division of Labor and Conflict: Anti-Semitism in Germany over 600 Years

American Economic Review, Vol.109, No 5, 1764–1804, May 2019, 10.1257/AER.20170279