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Antonio García Romero


Antonio García Romero


Operations & Technology

Dr. Antonio García Romero is currently Assistant Professor at the Area of Operations & Decision Sciences (IE Business School). He coordinates the subjects of Mathematics at IE University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 2002, a MSc. in R&D and Innovation Management (U. Carlos III), and a BSc. in Physics (U. Granada). His professional experience is a blend of academic activity, advisory positions at public administration and, recently, entrepreneurship. From 1998 to 2013, he taught Mathematics at U. Carlos III where he obtained various recognitions of teaching excellence. He also has taught at UOC (2000-03), and U. Europea de Madrid (2005-07). In addition, he participated in the International Symposium of Technology in Higher Education (U. Harvard, US). He also teaches Healthcare Innovation in Executive Education (IE Business School) and is member of the Advisory Board of the Program in Management of Healthcare Organizations. Antonio has over 20 years of experience in Studies Science, Technology and Innovation. He is member of ENID (European Network of Indicators Designers). He has published his research results in leading academic journals, and he is referee for various national and international journals. During the period 2003-13, Antonio was the Head of the Biomedical Research Policy Unit at the Regional Government of Madrid. In March 2013, he started his consultancy activity in the field of Health Innovation.

Academic Background

• Ph.D. in Economics and Business Administration, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain, 2002

• Master in Management of Innovation, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, 1993

• BSc. in Theoretical Physics, Universidad de Granada, Spain, 1991

Academic Experience

• Assistant Professor. Area of Operations and Decision Sciences, IE Business School, Spain, 2015-Present

• Coordinator of Mathematics, IE University, 2014-present

• Adjunct Professor. IE University, 2013-2015

• Adjunct Professor. Dept. Economics, U. Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, 1998-2003 and 2008-2013

• Adjunct Professor. U. Europea de Madrid, Spain, 2005-2007

• Adjunct Professor. UOC, Spain, 2000-2003

Business Experience

• Consultant in Healthcare Innovation, 2013-present

• Head of Biomedical Research Policy Unit, Ministry of Health, Regional Government of Madrid, Spain, 2003-2013

Latest Publications

• García-Romero, A, A. Escribano, and J.A. Tribó. 2017. The Impact of Health Research on Length of Stay in Spanish Public Hospitals. Research Policy, 46(3): 591-604 (FT50)

• García-Romero A, D. Santín, and G. Sicilia. 2016. Another brick in the wall. A new Ranking of Academic Journals in Economics using FDH. Scientometrics, 97(1): 91-101

• García-Romero A and JM. Estrada. 2014. A bibliometric analysis of plagiarism and self-plagiarism through Déjà vu. Scientometrics, 101(1):381-396