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Gayle Allard


Gayle Allard


Professor of Economic Environment and Country Analysis at IE Business School


Economics, Real Estate and the City, Macroeconomics and Real Estate


Global Master in Real Estate Development

Master in Real Estate Development

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Gayle Allard is professor and academician who has a PhD in Economics from the University of California, Davis, where her dissertation explored how labor-market institutions and policies have generated unemployment in Europe since World War II.  Her most recent research continues to focus on labor market institutions, the welfare state and proposals for reform, most particularly in the Spanish case. She also researches development issues, and in particular the role of institutions in economic success.

Prior to obtaining her PhD in Economics, Professor Allard completed a Master´s degree in International Affairs at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a Master´s degree in Spanish Language and Literature at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

Gayle is a native of California who has lived and worked in Spain for more than 20 years. She currently teaches at both the IE Business School and IE school of Architecture and Design while also having served as Vice-Chancellor for Research at IE University.

Her courses include economics, real estate and the city in the Masters in Real Estate Development program and Macroeconomics and Real Estate in the Global Masters in Real estate programs.