Javier
Díaz Giménez

Professor of Economics

• Ph.D. in Economics, University of Minnesota
• Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Javier Díaz-Giménez is currently professor of economics at IESE.

Prof. Díaz-Giménez has dedicated most of his professional life to doing research and teaching macroeconomics. His recent work explores the macroeconomic consequences of fiscal policy and pension system reforms. He has published the results of his research in some of the leading professional journals such as the Journal of Political Economy and the Journal of Monetary Economics. He is also the author of the undergraduate textbook Macroeconomía: Primeros Conceptos (Macroeconomics: Primary Concepts).

Prof. Díaz-Giménez has consulted for the Spanish Ministry of Industry and, briefly, for the Economic Bureau of the President of Spain.

Areas of interest

* Macroeconomics
* Fiscal Policy
* Pension Systems

Publications

Journal Articles (refereed)

DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., PIJOAN-MAS, J. (2019). Investment expensing and progressivity in flat-tax reforms. SERIEs Journal of the Spanish Economic Association, 20 (3-4), 365 - 399. doi:10.1007/s13209-019-0193-9.
DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., DÍAS-SAAVEDRA, J. (2017). The Future of Spanish Pensions. Journal of Pension Economics & Finance, 16 (2), 233 - 265. doi:10.1017/S1474747216000093.
DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., DÍAS-SAAVEDRA, J. (2015). Spanish Minimum Pensions after the 2013 Pension Reform. Estudios de Economía Aplicada, 33 (3), 717 - 734.
DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., GIOLITO, E. (2013). Accounting for the Timing of First Marriage. International Economic Review, 54 (1), 135 - 158. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2354.2012.00728.x.
DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., GLOVER, A., RÍOS-RULL, J. (2011). Facts on the Distributions of Earnings, Income, and Wealth in the United States: 2007 Update. Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review, 34 (1), 2 - 31.
DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., DÍAZ-SAAVEDRA, J. (2009). Delaying Retirement in Spain. Review of Economic Dynamics, 12 (1), 147 - 167. doi:10.1016/j.red.2008.06.001.
DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., GIOVANNETTI, G., MARIMON, R., TELES, P. (2008). Nominal Debt as a Burden on Monetary Policy. Review of Economic Dynamics, 11 (3), 493 - 514. doi:10.1016/j.red.2007.11.002.
CASTAÑEDA, A., DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., RÍOS-RULL, J. (2003). Accounting for the U.S. earnings and wealth inequality. Journal of Political Economy, 111 (4), 818 - 857. doi:10.1086/375382.
BUDRÍA, S., DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., QUADRINI, V., RÍOS-RULL, J. (2002). Updated facts on the U.S. distributions of earnings, income, and wealth. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review, 26 (3), 2 - 35.
CASTAÑEDA, A., DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., RÍOS-RULL, J. (1998). Exploring the Income Distribution Business Cycle Dynamics. Journal of Monetary Economics, 42 (1), 93 - 130. doi:10.1016/S0304-3932(98)00015-4.

Articles in other publications

DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J. (2012). La macroeconomía después de la crisis financiera de 2008. Revista Asturiana de Economía (46), pp. 7 - 26.
BUDRÍA, S., DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J. (2007). Economic inequality in Spain: The european community household panel dataset. Spanish Economic Review, 9 (1), 1 - 38. doi:10.1007/s10108-006-9008-9.
DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., DÍAZ-SAAVEDRA, J. (2006). The demographic and educational transitions and the sustainability of the Spanish public pension system. Moneda y Crédito (222), 223 - 270.
DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., PUCH, L. (1998). Borrowing constraints in economies with household capital and banking: An application to the Spanish housing market (1982-1988). Investigaciones Económicas, 22 (3), pp. 469 - 499.
DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., GONZÁLEZ ROMERO, A. (1994). Cambio de tendencia en la recesión. Economistas, 12 (60), pp. 358 - 368.

Books

DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J. (2019). Macroeconomics for nearly everyone.
DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J. (2019). Macroeconomía para casi todos.
DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J. (1999). Macroeconomía: Primeros conceptos. Lo que ejecutivos, empresarios y estudiantes necesitan saber. Barcelona: Antoni Bosch.

Book Chapters

DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J. (2009). Modelos y Métodos en la Macroeconomía Dinámica. En Juan Carlos García-Bermejo (Ed.), Sobre la Economía y sus Métodos. Madrid: Editorial Trotta S. A.
DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J. (1999). Linear quadratic approximations: An introduction. In Ramon Marimon and Andrew Scott (Ed.), Computational Methods for the Study of Dynamic Economies (pp. 13 - 29). Cape Town: Oxford University Press.

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. (2014). Spanish Reform Monitor.
ARGANDOÑA, A., DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., DÍAZ-SAAVEDRA, J., ÁLVAREZ, B. (2013). El reparto y la capitalización en las pensiones españolas.
TORIBIO, J. J., DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., CAMPOS, R., GÓMEZ BENGOECHEA, G., ASEDAS (ASOCIACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DE DISTRIBUIDORES, AUTOSERVICIOS Y SUPERMERCADOS), ANGED (ASOCIACIÓN NACIONAL DE GRANDES EMPRESAS DE DISTRIBUCIÓN), ACES (ASOCIACIÓN DE CADENAS ESPAÑOLAS DE SUPERMERCADOS) (2012). La cadena agroalimentaria en España.