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Sergi Basco is Assistant Professor at Universitat Autònoma Barcelona and research fellow at MOVE Foundation. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2010. He received his B.A. and M.Sc. in Economics (with honours) from Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
Basco's research and teaching fields are international economics and macroeconomics. His work focuses on understanding the effects of globalisation. He is also interested in investigating the origin and consequences of asset price bubbles and, more broadly, the macroeconomic effects of changes in the credit supply. He is the author of the book Housing Bubbles: Origins and Consequences