Antonio Fatás

Professor of Economics at INSEAD

Antonio Fatás is the Portuguese Council Chaired Professor of Economics at INSEAD, an international business school with campuses in Fontainebleau (France) and Singapore. During the 2008-09 academic year he is on sabbatical from INSEAD as a Research Fellow in Residence at the Center for Business and Public Policy at the McDonough School of Business (Georgetown University).

He received a Masters and Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, USA). He has also worked as an External Consultant at the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the OECD and the European Commission. He was the Dean of the MBA programme at INSEAD from September 2004 to August 2008.

His research covers areas such as the macroeconomic effects of fiscal policy, the connections between business cycles and growth and the effects of institutions on macroeconomic policy and has been published in academic journals such as Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Money, Banking and Credit, and Economic Policy.

CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey