Professor of Managerial Economics
IE Business School
C/ Pinar 15-3ª
28006 - MADRID, Spain

Tel: (+34)34915689600


Ph.D. Economics.
University of California, Davis.

M.A. in International Affairs.
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

M.A. in Hispanic Studies.
Monterey Institute of International Studies.

B.A. Political Science.
Willamette University.

Bilingual teaching credential.
California State University, Stanislaus.


Teaching Experience

IE Business School
Professor of Managerial Economics

University of Virginia
Visiting Professor of Economics

Universidad Carlos III
Visiting Professor of Economic History

European M.B.A. ESCP-EAP
Professor of Economics

Center for International Studies
Professor of Economics

University of Maryland
Professor of Economics and Spanish History

Saint Louis University, Madrid
Professor of Economics

Administrative Responsibilities

IE University
Vice-Provost of Research
2008 - 2009

IE Business School
Director Of Area of Managerial Economics
2006 - 2008

IE Business School
Research Chair, PwC-ie Center on the Public Sector


Funded Research Projects

Programa de acciones complementarias. “The labor market in Spain: Analysis and reforms”. Main Researcher: Gayle Allard.

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency. European Union, Jean Monnet Program. Lifelong Learning. “European Economic Integration”. Main Researcher: Gayle Allard.

Comision Europea. “Centro De Estudios Europeos-IE University”. Main Researcher: Jose Mª De Areilza.

Fundacion Universidades de Castilla y Leon. “Convenio de Colaboracion Entre la Fundacion Universidades de Castilla y Leon y la Universidad S.E.K. Para el Desarrollo de Actividades de Transferencia de Conocimiento (TCUE). ”. Main Researcher: Gayle Allard.

EC Commission. “The economic impact on EU regions of cutbacks in defense spending”.

British Economic and Social Research Council. “Military Modernization in Spain: Attitudes, Organization and Military Production”. Main Researcher: Paul Preston.

Awards and distinctions

IE Business School. IE Multimedia Awards for Country Investment Decision (highest rated by students).

IE Business School. IE Multimedia Awards for Making Money on Oil (most innovative).

IE University. Best Professor Award, International Executive MBA.

Nominated by IE Business School for 2007 Sloan-C Excellence in Online Teaching Award.

Best Paper Award, 2007 EABR Conference.

IE Multimedia Awards 2006-7 for interactive Country Investment Case.

IE University. Best Professor Award, International Executive MBA.

IE University. Best Professor Award, International Executive MBA.

IE Multimedia awards 2004-2005 for interactive case on the US Economy.

Best Paper Award, 2003 European Applied Business Research Conference.

Institute for Labor and Employment (ILE). Fellowship for dissertation research, 2002

P.E.O.. Scholar Award for support of outstanding women in graduate studies, 2002.

Phi Delta Kappa. Award for excellence in potential contribution to education.

Alpha Delta Kappa. International Education Award.

Rotary Foundation. Fellowship for year of graduate study abroad.

Fulbright Commission in Spain. Member of the Board.

Center for Contemporary Spanish Studies, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London. Fellow.

Member Beta Gamma Sigma.