Searcher
Javier Ferri
Javier Ferri
External Partner
Spain

Professor at the University of Valencia. MSc in Economics from University College London and Doctor in Economics from the University of Valencia. He was a visiting researcher at the Adam Smith Business School of the University of Glasgow. He collaborates as researcher with the Spanish Ministries of Economy and Finance, Fundación Rafael del Pino and BBVA Research. He is one of the authors of the REMS (Rational Expectations Model for the Spanish economy) model, an economic policy simulation model for the Spanish economy, the results of which he has presented to the European Commission, the OECD and the European Central Bank.

His current research interest focuses on macroeconomic modelling to study topics related to fiscal policy, the labor market and the financial sector. His research papers have been published in national and international journals such as The Review of Economics and Statistics, European Economic Review, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Economica and SERIEs. He is co-author of the book The Spanish Economy: A General Equilibrium Perspective.


Latest publications

In this Watch, the structural factors that allow us to explain the cyclical behavior of the Spanish economy during the first half of 2019 are evaluated, and the impact of the main changes affecting GDP.
This paper evaluates the macroeconomic effects of taxes on banking in a small open economy in a currency union for three tax alternatives: an additional tax on profits, on deposits, and on loans. We propose a DSGE model with a rich detail of taxes and a banking sector and show that these three taxes are equivalent in their effects on macroeconomic variables.
In this Watch, the structural factors that allow us to explain the cyclical behavior of the Spanish economy during 2018 are evaluated, and the impact of the main changes affecting GDP and, in particular, the foreign sector is analyzed.