Gerard Padró i Miquel

Professor of Economics, LSE

Gerard Padró i Miquel is currently a professor of economics at London School of Economics (LSE), associate of the STICERD Economic Organization and Public Policy Programme, and Co-Director of the Governance, Accountability and Political Economy Research Group at the International Growth Centre (IGC). He is also a member of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

He has received numerous awards and fellowships, including the LSE Major Review Teaching prize and National Science Foundation (NSF) and European Research Council (ERC) grants. His interests include the political economy of developing countries, political and economic history, and civil war and conflict, and has published work on the ethnic underpinnings of dictatorships and civil war.

Padró i Miquel holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a M.Sc. in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from LSE, and a B.A. in Economics, from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.

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