Ph.D. Stanford University (U.S.A.), September 1990 - August 1994.
M.Sc. Mathematical Economics and Econometrics (2-Year Program),
London School of Economics (U.K.), September 1988 - June 1990.
Vordiplom, Volkswirtschaftslehre, Universität Freiburg (Germany), 1986.
Abitur, Albert-Schweitzer Gymnasium, Neckarsulm (Germany), 1985.
2013 - present, Professor, Mannheim University.
2005 - present, Research Professor, ICREA (on leave).
2003 - present, Professor, UPF (on leave).
1998 - 2003, Associate Professor, UPF.
1996 - 1998, Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley.
1994 - 1996, Visiting Assistant Professor, UPF (on leave from UC Berkeley).
CEPR Research Fellow, 1999 - present.
CESifo Research Fellow, 2004 - present.
FEDEA Research Director, 2009 - present.
Kiel Institute Research Fellow, 2009 - present.
Co-Editor, The Economic Journal, 2007 - 2011.
"At Large" Council Member, Executive Committee, European Economic Association, 2010-2012.
Council Member, European Economic Association, 2009-2013.
Editorial Board, SERIEs, 2009 - 2012.
Editorial Board, Review of Economic Studies, 2001 - 2009.
Co-Editor, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2003 - 2007.
Editorial Board, Applied Economics Quarterly, 2003 - present.
Associate Editor, Research in Economics, 1999 - present.
Member of Program Committee, Simposio de Analisis Economico, 1999 - 2006.
Chair of Scientific Committee, Simposio de Analisis Economico, 2007.
Member of Program Committe,, European Economic Association Conference, 1999 - 2008.
Chair of Scientific Committee, European Economic Association Conference, 2009.