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Pablo Swedberg González


Pablo Swedberg González



Pablo Swedberg holds a Ph.D. in Economics and Education by Columbia University and is currently a Professor of Economics at IE Business School and St. Louis University (Madrid). His research focuses on Empirical Microeconomics in the areas of Labor Economics, Immigration and Economics of Education. During his time at Columbia University, Pablo taught as an Adjunct Professor at Teacher´s College and at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) to international graduate students from around the globe. Pablo has also worked at the European School of Alicante (European Union school network) where he helped establish the curriculum of the International Baccalaureate program in Business and Economics. His wide range of teaching experience to students with an array of backgrounds reflects Pablo´s deep understanding and interest in topics such as immigration, culture in the business environment, languages, education, their impact on the labor market and the economy as a whole. Pablo speaks various languages and has also lived, studied and worked in several countries including the United States, Switzerland and Sweden. Pablo’s research has focused on the impact of host language proficiency on immigrants’ salaries and employment in Spain. His most recent papers have been published at Empirica (2019) and IZA Journal of Development and Migration (2017). His current research is concentrated on the impact of income inequality on educational outcomes. On a more personal note, Pablo enjoys playing the piano and sailing around the Mediterranean.

Corporate Experience

• Controller, Skanska Hispania, Spain, 1993-1995

Academic Experience

• Economics Adjunct Professor, IE Business School, Spain, 2010-Present

• Economics Associate Professor, Saint Louis University, Spain, 2009-Present

• Economics Adjunct Professor, IEB, Spain, 2012-2016

• Economics Adjunct Professor, ICADE, Spain, 2009-2014

• Economics Assistant Professor, Columbia University, USA, 2007-2008

• Economics/Business Teacher, European School of Alicante, Spain, 2003-2006

• Economics Assistant Professor, University of Alicante, Spain, 1997-2001

Academic Background

• Ph.D. Economics and Education, Columbia University, USA, 2010

• M.A. Quantitative Economics, University of Alicante, Spain, 1998

• B.A. Business Administration, University of Alicante, Spain, 1996