Cecilio-R. Tamarit

Cecilio-R. Tamarit

Jean Monnet Professor of Economics

Dept. of Applied Economics II

(Estructura Económica)

University of Valencia

Ad personam Jean Monnet Chair in Economic Integration


Cecilio Tamarit is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Valencia. He holds an endowed “ad personam” Jean Monnet Chair in Economic Integration from the European Commission and is a research affiliate of the INTECO UV-UJI joint research unit. He was previously Senior Fellow at the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), Senior Advisor to the Spanish Prime Minister’s, invited professor at the University of Nottingham, and visiting scholar at Goettingen and Harvard. He was also a “Robert Schuman Scholar” at the Research Directorate of the European Parliament (Luxembourg). His main lines of research are Monetary and Fiscal Integration, International Trade and Macroeconometrics. He has published extensively in academic journals as Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Economic Inquiry, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, or Economic Modelling. He currently serves as advisory editor in Springer’s journal Environmental Modeling and Assessment. He earned a MA in European Economics from the College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium) and a Ph D. (with honors) from the University of Valencia. He has been a consultant to the Spanish Ministry of Economy and the European Commission, member of the WES group of experts (CESifo) and the Euro Area Business Cycle Network (ECB). From 1998 to 2003, he has been President of the Spanish Association of International Economics and Finance (AEEFI-IEFS) and between 2006 and 2009, he has been President of the Advisory Economy Committee in the National Commission for the Evaluation of Research Activity (CNEAI). From 2006 to 2014, he served successively as Vice-President and President of the Asociación Libre de Economía (ALdE), where he is an honorary fellow. He is currently a member of the advisory council (Kuratorium) of the Ibero-America institute for Economic Research (University of Goettingen) and a member of the Board of INFER (International Network of Economic Research).

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  • Macroeconomic imbalances and growth.
  • Economic Integration and Environmental regulation.
  • Trade and FDI determinants.
  • PhD with Honors in Economics, 1992

    University of Valencia

  • MA in Economics, 1987

    College of Europe (Bruges)