Dr Antonio Navas
Department of Economics
Lecturer in Economics
+44 114 222 3325
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Department of Economics
9 Mappin Street
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.
- Research interests
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 international trade and economic growth.
- Moving ideas across borders: Foreign inventors, patents and FDI. World Economy.
- Interlocking directorships and patenting coordination. Economics of Innovation and New Technology. View this article in WRRO
- Technology and the Dynamics of Comparative Advantage. Review of International Economics, 26(1), 140-164. View this article in WRRO
- Political cycles in public expenditure: butter vs guns. Journal of Comparative Economics, 45(3), 582-604. View this article in WRRO
- Innovation and Trade Policy Coordination: The Role of Firm Heterogeneity. The World Economy, 38(8), 1179-1334. View this article in WRRO
- Trade liberalisation and innovation under sector heterogeneity. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 50, 42-62. View this article in WRRO
- Trade liberalization, competition and growth. B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 11(1).
- Trade Liberlization, Selection and Technology Adoption with Vertical Linkages. Review of International Economics.
- The role of the gravity forces on firms’ trade. Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique. View this article in WRRO
- Teaching activities
Antonio teaches teaches International Trade at the undergraduate and postgraduate level
- ECN321 International Trade
- ECN605 International Trade