Emeritus Research Professor, Instituto de Análisis Económico (CSIC) and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Spain
Joan Esteban is an Emeritus Research Professor at the Instituto de Análisis Económico (CSIC) and at the Barcelona GSE. He has been director of the IAE (CSIC) (1989-1991, and 2001-2006), member of the High Council of the European University Institute, Florence (1989-1996), president of the Asociación Española de Economía (2002), member of the Executive Council (2005-2011, and 2014- ) and secretary general (2011-2013) of the International Economic Association, president of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ) (2007-2009), Rey Jaime I laureate in Economics (2007), and Fundación Juan Urrutia Elejalde 2014 Fifth Laureate for Research Diversity. His general area of interest is Economic Theory and Public Economics. Currently, he is working on social polarization and conflict, and in public economics. His research has been published in journals such as American Economic Review, American Political Science Review, Econometrica, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Political Economy, or Science.