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Gerardo Jacobs


Gerardo Jacobs



Gerardo Jacobs holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Minnesota.  He is Visiting Professor of the Economics Department at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, and has been Professor at Vanderbilt University, and Visiting Professor at Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University).  Courses Taught: Money and Banking, Advance Topics in Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, International Trade, Mathematical Economics, International Finance, and Monetary Economics. He was Chairman of the Department of Economics and ViceChancellor of Humanities at Universidad Iberoamericana (México). He was Senior Researcher at the Central Bank of Mexico. As a consultant, Prof. Jacobs administered research protects from institutions such as the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, Ford Foundation, Hewlett-Packard Foundation, and the United States Agency for International Development.  His academic research has been published in Academic Journals and Book Chapters.

Corporate Experience

• Senior Researcher, Central Bank of Mexico, 1996-1997

• Consultant, Energy Regulatory Agency, 1994-1995

Academic Experience

• Adjunct Professor, IE University, Spain, 2013-Present

• Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, 2017 – Present

• Adjunct Professor, IESE Business School, 2016-2017

• Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, 2013 – 2016

• Visiting Professor, Kellogg School of Management, USA, 2011

• Head of the Department of Economics, Universidad Iberoamericana, 1998 – 2004

• Professor, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), 1994-1996

• Assistant Professor,  Vanderbilt University, USA, 1990-1992

Academic Background

• Ph.D. in Economics, University of Minnesota, USA, 1991