Antonio NavasAntonio Navas

Lecturer in Economics

Room 535
9 Mappin Street
S1 4DT, UK

Tel: +44 (0)114 222 3325
Fax +44 (0)114 222 3458

Email: a.navas@sheffield.ac.uk

Biography

Antonio was awarded his PhD by the European University Institute in December 2006. After that he enjoyed a post-doctoral position in GREQAM (Universite d’Aix-Marseille) funded by the CNRS. He has taught several courses in both macroeconomics and microeconomics in leading universities in Spain including Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Universidad de Alicante. He joined the Department of Economics at the University of Sheffield as a lecturer in September 2012. 

Teaching

Antonio teaches teaches macroeconomics and International Trade at the undergraduate and postgraduate level

Research summary and and PhD student supervision

Antonio's research is mainly in two fields: international trade, and economic growth. His interests cover a broad variety of research topics in these areas. Others include:

  • trade liberalisation and trade policies in models of trade with firm heterogeneity
  • foreign direct investment
  • technology adoption
  • trade and innovation
  • unified growth theory

Antonio is interested in supervising PhD students in the above research areas.

Publications

Political cycles in public expenditure: Butter versus Guns (joint with Vincenzo Bove and George Efthyvoulou) (2016) Journal of Comparative Economics, forthcoming

Innovation and Trade Policy Coordination: The role of Firm Heterogeneity (joint with Davide Sala) (2015) The World Economy, Volume 38, issue 8 pages 1205-1224

Trade Liberalization and Innovation under Sector Heterogeneity (2015) Regional Science and Urban Economics 50, pages 42-62.

Trade Liberalization, Competition and Growth (2011) (joint with Omar Licandro) The Berkeley Journal of Macroeconomics Berkeley Electronic Press, vol. 11(1), pages 1-13.

Working papers

Technology and the dynamics of comparative advantage (Revise and Resubmit) Working Paper SERPS, No. 2015005

Interlocking Directorships and Patent coordination (joint with Michele Bernini, George Efthyvoulou, Ian Gregory-Smith and Jolian McHardy). (Under Review) Working Paper SERPS No. 2014016

Intermediate Inputs and the Export Gravity Equation (2013) (joint with Francesco Serti and Chiara Tomasi) Working Paper SERPS (Sheffield Economic Research Papers Series) No. 2013014 (Under Review)

Trade Openness, Institutional Change and Economic Growth (2013) Working Paper SERPS No.2013018 (Under Review)

Trade Liberalization, Competition and Growth (2011) (joint with Omar Licandro) The Berkeley Journal of Macroeconomics Berkeley Electronic Press, vol. 11(1), pages 1-13.

Technology Adoption and the Selection Effect of Trade (2007) (joint with Davide Sala) Economics Working Papers we076737, Universidad Carlos III, Departamento de Economía.