I am a Visiting Professor at SUNY-Stony Brook, Economics Department. Stony Brook, NY 11794-4384 USA Phone: 1-347-583-6428 Fax: 1-631-632-7516

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Research Interests

Economic Growth; Productivity; Technological Change & Growth; Macroeconomics; Financial Economics

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Knowledge Spillovers and TFP Growth Rates, Department of Economics Working Papers 09-03, Stony Brook University. Under review.

Occupational Selection in Multilingual Labor Markets: The Case of Catalonia, with Silvio Rendon. Department of Economics Working Papers 09-02, Stony Brook University. Under review.

Determinants of the Comparative Advantage and of the Performance of Mexico's Manufacturing Exports During 1996-2005, with D. Chiquiar, M. Ramos-Francia, and N. Amoroso, Banco de Mexico Working Papers 2008-01 (in Spanish).

Work in Progress

Job Search and Housing Decisions under Credit Constraints in the US, with Silvio Rendon.

The Productivity Slowdown that Preceded the 2007 Crisis: A Sectoral and Regional Analysis.


Macroeconomics, Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced.

Microeconomics, Introductory and Intermediate.

Money and Banking.

Global Business Strategy.

Business Forecasting.

Economic Growth & Productivity.

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Updated November 15, 2010