Alfredo
Pastor

Emeritus Professor of Economics

• Ph.D. in Economic Sciences, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
• Ph.D. in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Alfredo Pastor, PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1973), is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Economics at IESE. His areas of specialization include the European Union, Spanish economic policy, the role of the state in a market economy and the economy of China.

During his professional career, Prof. Pastor has occupied different positions of responsibility in the public administration and the private sector.

He was Spain’s Secretary of State for Economics (1993-1995), the Director of Planning and Chairman of the National Institute of Industry (INI, 1983-1985), President of ENHER (1985-1990), a board member of the Bank of Spain (1990-1993), and a Country Economist at the World Bank (1980-1981), among other positions. He has been a professor of Economic Theory since 1976.

He is a member or has been a member of the boards of directors of several companies and institutions and regularly publishes in the media.

After joining IESE in 1996, Alfredo Pastor also joined the faculty at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS, Shanghai), where he was the Dean from 2001 to 2004.

In his career, Alfredo Pastor received the Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit in 2004 for his work at CEIBS, and the Godó Award in Journalism in 2011.

Areas of interest

* European Union
* Spanish economic policy
* Role of the State in a market economy
* Chinese economy

Publications

Working Papers

PASTOR, A., PEROTE J. (1998). Reparto frente a capitalización en la reforma del sistema de pensiones en España (DI-367).

Articles in other publications

PASTOR, A. (2020). ¿Principios o reglas prácticas? #IESEconomics.
PASTOR, A. (2020). Principles or practical rules? #IESEconomics.
PASTOR, A. (2019). The problem with pensions in France. ieseconomics.
PASTOR, A. (2019). El conflicto de las pensiones en Francia. ieseconomics.
PASTOR, A., MERCADAL DUPREE, B. (2016). Future-proofing Your Job From Robots. Technology & Employment. IESE Insight (31), pp. 15 - 23.

Books

PASTOR, A. (2015). La ciencia humilde. economía para ciudadanos. Barcelona: Editorial Crítica.
PASTOR, A. (2014). La hora del erizo. Economía en tiempos de crisis. Barcelona: Elba.
PASTOR, A. (2013). La ciencia humilde. economía para ciudadanos. Barcelona: Editorial Crítica.
PASTOR, A. (2011). La ciencia humilde. economía para ciudadanos.
PASTOR, A. (2007). La ciencia humilde. economía para ciudadanos. Barcelona: Editorial Crítica.

Book Chapters

PASTOR, A. (2010). Globalización, en una cultura de fraternidad. En Domènec Melé y J.M. Castellá (Ed.), El desarrollo humano integral. Comentarios interdisciplinares a la Encíclica "Caritas in veritate" de Benedicto XVI (pp. 303 - 315). Barcelona: Iter.
MAS, N., PASTOR, A. (2005). Entorno socio-económico de los sistemas de salud. En Jaume Ribera, José A. Gutierrez, Magda Rosenmöller (Eds.), Gestión en el sector de la salud. Vol. 1: Gestión del sistema y de sus instituciones (pp. 2 - 22). Madrid: Pearson-Prentice Hall.
PASTOR, A. (1999). Burbujas especulativas y crisis cambiarias: Previsión, prevención y cura. En Andreu Mas-Colell; Massimo Motta; Teresa Garcia-Milà (Ed.), Nuevas fronteras de la política económica. Barcelona: Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional de la Universitat Pompeu Fabra (CREI).
ARGANDOÑA, A., PASTOR, A. (1997). Política fiscal: Gasto público y déficit. En A. Argandoña [et al.] (Ed.), Empresa y política fiscal (pp. 11 - 34). Barcelona: Ediciones Folio.
PASTOR, A., VIDELA, P. (1997). La Unión Económica y Monetaria Europea. En P. Videla, A. Pastor, A. Rahnema (Eds.), Mercados financieros internacionales (pp. 13 - 40). Barcelona: Ediciones Folio.

Studies

BARCELÓ, S. P., CORONA, J., PUIG, M., ARGANDOÑA, A., CANALS, J., DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., ... VIVES, X. (2020). El impulso del empleo y el relanzamiento de la empresa. algunas reflexiones para la acción.
VIVES, X., XIFRÉ, R. (2017). Spanish Reform Monitor.
VIVES, X., XIFRÉ, R. (2016). Spanish Reform Monitor.
VIVES, X., XIFRÉ, R. (2015). Spanish Reform Monitor.
VIVES, X., XIFRÉ, R. (2014). Spanish Reform Monitor.

Cases

PEROTE J.,, PASTOR, A., GUAL, J. (2002). Celulo Ltd.. IESE, ASE-408-E.
PEROTE J.,, PASTOR, A., GUAL, J. (2002). Cleanriver Town. IESE, ASE-407-E.
WEN L.,, PASTOR, A., NUENO, P. (2001). El servicio TeleInter. IESE, E-48.
PASTOR, A. (1999). Watching the ECB. IESE, ASE-399-E.
PEROTE J.,, PASTOR, A. (1999). Carter & Wilson y Tamper. IESE, ASE-397.

Technical Notes

PASTOR, A. (2011). The AS/AD Model. IESE, ECONN-243-E.
PASTOR, A., VÁZQUEZ-DODERO, P. (2008). Fluctuaciones económicas. IESE, ASEN-221.
VÁZQUEZ-DODERO, P., PASTOR, A. (2001). El sector exterior y el tipo de cambio. IESE, ASEN-220.
PASTOR, A., VÁZQUEZ-DODERO, P. (2001). Pensions and Pension Systems. IESE, ASEN-219-E.
PASTOR, A., VÁZQUEZ-DODERO, P. (2001). Los sistemas de pensiones. IESE, ASEN-219.