Joseba Martinez

Assistant Professor of Economics

BSc (University College London) MSc (London School of Economics) PhD (New York)

Dr Joseba Martinez is a macro- and financial economist whose research interests include the effect of automation on productivity, economic growth, and income distribution. In addition, his work on the optimal design of banking system stress-tests has been published in the Review of Economic Studies.

He consults for a New York-based investment fund and has been a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund.

Before beginning his PhD he worked as a trader at ABN AMRO London and was senior manager at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

He holds a BSc from University College London, an MSc from London School of Economics and Political Science and a PhD from New York University, all in economics.


  • Macroeconomics
  • Finance
  • Economic growth
  • Productivity
  • Technology
  • Automation

2019

Endogenous technology adoption and R&D as sources of business cycle persistence

Anzoategui D; Gertler M; Comin D; Martinez J

American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 2019 Vol 11:3 p 67-110

2017

Runs versus lemons : information disclosure and fiscal capacity

Faria-e-Castro M; Martinez J; Philippon T

Review of Financial Studies 2017 Vol 84:1 p 1683-1707

2019

Does a currency union need a capital market union

Martinez J; Philippon T; Sihvonen M

NBER Working Paper

2018

Automation, growth and factor shares

Martinez J

Society for Economic Dynamics Meeting Papers


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