Luis Servén is Senior Research Associate at Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and a member of the Bank of Spain Governing Board. Until recently, he was a Senior Advisor at the World Bank’s Research Department and Director of the Bank's research program on Macroeconomics and Growth. Previously, he managed the World Bank’s regional research program on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Prior to joining the Bank, Dr Servén worked as a senior researcher at FEDEA, and taught at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid, MIT, PUC-Rio and CEMFI. His recent research focuses on capital flows and exchange rates, fiscal policy, and productivity and growth. He has published numerous books and articles in professional journals on these and other research topics.
Dr Servén holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a PhD in Economics from the MIT. He is co-editor of The World Bank Economic Review and The World Bank Research Observer.