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Javier Alonso

Javier Alonso has a Bachelor’s Degree and PhD in Economics from Complutense University in Madrid
and a Master’s Degree specialisation in Industrial Economics in the Pharmaceutical Sector from Carlos III
University.


He has previously worked at FEDEA, the Institute of Tax Studies, as a Senior Researcher, as well as in
Novartis (as a financial controller) and in the European Central Bank as a consultant. He has also been an
associate professor at Carlos III University and CEU San Pablo University.

 

Currently he is Chief Economist for Financial Inclusion. He is involved in topics related to modelling
pension systems, infrastructure, and Big Data. He also coordinates a work group on digital economy
issues with the OECD.

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Latest Publications

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Infrastructure & economic growth from a meta-analysis approach: do all roads lead to Rome?

Document Number 17/07

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In a context of extended global economic fragility, multilateral institutions and governments have been recommending to increase infrastructure investment to spur economic growth. However, the impact of this policy can widely differ depending on many aspects

Geographies:Global

Available in Spanish, English

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Pension fund investments in infrastructure and the global financial regulation

Document Number 16/19

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One common denominator observed in global financial regulation is the tendency to allow pension funds to invest more in infrastructure. Considering this, our study analyses what regulatory changes are currently taking place from a global perspective and what are the relevant factors that impacts on pension fund’s decisions to invest in infrastructure.

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Heterogeneity and dissemination of the digital economy: the case of Spain

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The study of the process of this phenomenon can be conducted on either the supply or the demand side. On the supply side, innovation is one of the main pillars underpinning economic growth in countries (Schumpeter,1910; Romer, 1995). On the demand side, there is an abundance of literature, that develops the theories of technological dissemination (Bass, 1964; Rogers, 1995)

Available in Spanish, English

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Heterogeneity and diffusion in the digital economy: Spain’s case

Document Number 15/29

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The traditional Bass model (Bass, 1969) for the adoption and diffusion of new products has customarily been used to gauge the speed at which new products were adopted in a market by estimating innovation (p) and imitation (q) parameters.

Available in Spanish, English

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Factors that impact on pension fund investments in infrastructure

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Factors that impact on pension fund investments in infrastructure under the current global financial regulation.

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Digital Economy Outlook. October 2015

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In this issue we focus on: Smart contracts; Data for financial inclusion in the digital era; Trial and error to achieve universal financial inclusion?; Internet adoption; and Payment services and financial inclusion.

Available in Spanish, English

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Infographics | Heterogeneity and diffusion of the digital economy: Spain’s case

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The traditional Bass model (Bass, 1969) for the adoption and diffusion of new products has customarily been used to gauge the speed at which new products were adopted in a market by estimating innovation (p) and imitation (q) parameters.

Geographies:Spain

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Digital Economy Outlook. June 2015

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In this issue we focus on: The digital transformation of banking; The Indian digital ID programme; Final compromise text of the PSD2; The Payment Systems Regulator; and ICT’s contribution to economic growth.

Available in Spanish, English

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Digital Economy Outlook. May 2015

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In this issue we focus on: A Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe; Electronic identification for the digital market; Crowdfunding regulation in Spain; Technology to extend financial access; and The digital economy: hares or tortoises.

Available in Spanish, English

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Impact on pension fund investments in infrastructure under the global financial regulation

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One common denominator observed in global financial regulation is the tendency to allow pension funds to invest more in infrastructure. Considering this, our study analyses what regulatory changes are currently taking place from a global perspective and what are the relevant factors that impacts on pension fund’s decisions to invest in infrastructure.

Available in English

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An approach to the economy of personal data and its regulation

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In the new digital era, the exploitation of information a relevant value for the economic agents. Now when the information contains personal data , treatment and / or disposal is regulated in almost all geographies.

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New steps in Solvency II. The Omnibus II Directive

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The Omnibus II Directive clears the way for Solvency II and clarifies the regulatory scope of its application in institutional terms. It approves new reporting measures and ways of valuing assets and liabilities that mitigate the problem of cyclicality in the calculation of capital. The new date for Solvency II to come into force is 1 January 2016.

Available in Spanish, English

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Development of the cloud computing industry: impacts and transformations in progress

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Cloud computing and the use of technological resources as a service have brought a revolution to both end consumers and public and private companies. While the market for cloud services entails a contribution to global economic growth, there are regulatory restrictions that hamper its development. Financial regulation is particularly stricter on cloud use by the banking sector, which is under pressure from other technology players who, ntrammelled by same regulatory restrictions over banking, are already beginning to provide financial services by tapping the benefits that cloud adoption has to offer.

Geographies:Global

Available in Spanish, English

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A model for the pension system in Mexico: diagnosis and recommendations

Document Number 14/08

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The main objective of this study is to develop a macroeconomic and actuarial projection model to simulate the expected coverage and replacement rates for the period 2012- 2050

Geographies:Mexico
Topics:Pension

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The potential of mobile banking in Peru as a mechanism for financial inclusion

Document Number 13/25

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The regulatory framework for financial services via mobile devices in Peru is in its infancy

Available in Spanish, English