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Xavier Mateos-Planas

Xavier Mateos-Planas

Location: GC406
Phone: +44 20 7882 8841

Office hours: Tuesday 14:15-15:30

Research keywords: 

Political Economy

Xavier Mateos-Planas is currently a Professor and Director of Research in the School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary University of London.

His primary research interest is in quantitative macroeconomics. His agenda reaches across various themes, including the determination of fiscal policies, financial frictions and consumer credit regulation, the dynamics of sovereign debt default,   unemployment and inequality, technology and development, and fertility and economic growth.

Xavier obtained his PhD from Universitat Pompeu Fabra and has held positions at the University of Southampton and SUNY Stony Brook.


Consumer bankruptcy with complete markets (with Giulio Seccia), Economic Theory, 2013

A model of credit limits and bankruptcy, Economics Letters, 2013.

Over education and skill-biased technical change  (with Xavier Cuadras-Morató), B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Advances, 2013

Demographics and the Politics of Capital Taxation in a Life-cycle Economy. The American Economic Review, 100:1, 337-363, 2010.

A Quantitative Theory of Social Security Without Commitment Journal of Public Economics, 62, 652-671, 2008.

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