We are happy to introduce #IESEconomics. This new umbrella microsite brings together economic analysis which Profs. of Department of Economics have been producing for more than 10 years and which, until now, was offered via a published monthly newsletter Economic Overview.

The new #IESEconomics offers:

  •     Multi-format content: video, podcast, graphic and text

  •     Continuous publication

  •     Premium access for Members to more extensive economic analysis, and open for the rest of content

  •     Availability through IESE Insight and the Learning bites section of the Alumni app.

What you will find next are the previous numbers of the old Economic Overview. Follow this link to check the newest content.

  • May 2019

    Why economics is complicated, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

    Laureates' tales, by Prof. Pedro Videla

    The economics of climate change, by Prof. Xavier Vives

  • April 2019

    From Adam Smith to Bitcoin, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

    China: Economy and Politics, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

    Mario Draghi and Bank Profits, by Prof. Juan José Toribio




  • March 2019

    Economic Expansion Amidst Secular Stagnation, by Prof. José Azar

    Are We Ready for Robots and AI?, by Prof. Manuel Mueller-Frank

    What Does an Inverted US Yield Curve Mean? Maybe Nothing?, by Prof. Núria Mas

  • February 2019

    The Wealth Tax, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

    Cashless Society: Economic Reality or Science Fiction? by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    The Growth of the Spanish Economy: Excessive or Justified Pessimism? by Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez

  • January 2019

    Not a Seismic Event, Just More Buttermilk, by Prof. Pedro Videla

    Monetary Policy: Past, Present... and Future, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

    4 The Weak Link of the Euro, by Prof. Xavier Vives

  • December 2018

    The Economy in the 2020s, by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    The Turkish Lira Crisis and What Might Come Next, by Prof. Manuel Mueller-Frank

    A New Social Compact?, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

  • November 2018

    The Minimum Wage Debate: What Do Economic Theory and Empirical Evidence Have to Say?, by Prof. José Azar

    What´s Next for the Economy?, by Prof. Núria Mas

    5 The Growth of the Spanish Economy Is Abating, by Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez

  • October 2018

    Summer Ramblings: Iker, You Are Not Alone!, by Prof. Pedro Videla

    Competition in the digital market: the Google case, by Prof. Xavier Vives

    Ten Years After the Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers: Some Consequences for the European Project, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

  • July 2018

    Shooting Oneself in the Foot, by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    Who Will Be in Charge Here?, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

    A New Government and Five Miracles for the Spanish Economy, by Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez

  • May 2018

    Rivalry and Mergers Between Airlines, by Prof. Xavier Vives

    Strengthening & Sustaining Institutions Through Good Governance, by Jesus P. Estanislao

    Is the Spanish Economy Slowing Down?, Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez


  • April 2018

    Populism with and without Greenbacks, by Prof. Pedro Videla

    Stock Markets and Economy: A Divorce Story?, by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    Saudi Arabia's Next Economic Reform: Devaluation?, by Prof. Manuel Mueller-Frank

  • March 2018

    Economics of Despair, by Prof. Núria Mas

    The Rebirth of the Rentier, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

    A Reform Agenda for Strengthening the Business Sector After a Macroeconomic Crisis, by Jesus P. Estanislao

  • February 2018

    "As Good As It Gets"?, by Prof. Manuel Mueller-Frank

    How Easy is EZ Reform? by Prof. Xavier Vives

    Is There a Future for the Euro?, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

  • January 2018

    Antitrust and Labor: What Happens to Real Wages When Only a Few Firms Are Hiring in a Market, by Prof. José Azar

    Before the Next Crisis: What Sort of Integration?, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

    Accounting Problems and Solutions for Pensions, by Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez

  • December 2017

    Central Banks: An Upside-Down World?, by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    Below the Surface Calm, by Prof. Jesus P. Estanislao

    Are Online Social Networks Anti-Democratic?, by Prof. Manuel Muller Frank

  • November 2017

    Libertarian Paternalism is Plain Oxymoron, by Prof. Pedro Videla

    Why We Need to Study the Labor Share, by Prof. José Azar

    Prices, Wages and Employment: An Economic Class, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña



  • October 2017

    Ten Years Later, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

    Will Fintec Disrupt Banching?, by Prof. Xavier Vives

    A European Monetary Fund, by Prof. Nuria Mas

  • July 2017

    The Economic Future and Other Stories to Keep You Up at Night, by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    The Vicious Cycle of Growth and Redistribution, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

    Corporate Governance Reform: A Work in Progress in East Asia, by Prof. Jesus P. Estanislao

  • June 2017

    Beyond a Doubt, Bastiat Matters, by Prof. Pedro Videla

    The Economic Costs of Future Recessions, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

    A Country in the Middle, by Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez

  • May 2017

    Robots, Economic Development and Economic Migration: One Possible Scenario of The Future, by Prof. Manuel Mueller-Frank

    The Global Economy: Made in China, by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    Financial Economics in a Post-Crisis World, by Prof. Xavier Vives

  • April 2017

    Trumponomics: It Doesn't Look Very Promising, by Prof. Pedro Videla

    Europe, Europe...What Europe?, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña 

    Spain's GDP Hits an All-Time High - At Long Last, by Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez

  • March 2017

    Where Are You Headed Europe?, by Prof. Javier Díaz Jiménez

    The Fear of Inflation and the "Maradona Effect", by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    The illusion of industrialization, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

  • February 2017

    The Ills of European Banks, by Prof. Xavier Vives

    Complex Problems and Simple Solutions, by Prof. Manuel Mueller-Frank

    Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, a Combination Thereof, Just One?or None at All, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

  • January 2017

    The Economy in 2017: Slightly Better but More Volatile, by Prof. Núria Mas

    Global Imbalances, Ownership and Power, by Prof. José Azar

    Is There Life After Adam Smith?, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

  • December 2016

    Better Than Ever (As Strange As That Seems), by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    Trumponomics, by Prof. Núria Mas

    The Rise of Populist Movements, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

  • November 2016

    China Is Different ? Or Is It?, by Prof. Manuel Mueller-Frank

    Is the Spanish Economy Slowing Down?, by Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez

    Everybody Wants Progress But Nobody Wants Change, by Prof. Pedro Videla

  • October 2016

    Are Banks in Decline?, by Prof. Xavier Vives

    The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Antitrust Blind Spot, by Prof. José Azar

    The Financial Crisis: Lessons Learned, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

  • July 2016

    Brexit Aftershocks: What Comes Next for the UK and EU?, by Prof. Núria Mas

    In the Wake of Brexit: Is T-TIP Europe?s Last Chance?, by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    The Pros and Cons of Debt, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

  • June 2016

    Brexit: It?s Not About the Economy, by Prof. Pedro Videla

    Spanish Pensions on the Brink, by Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez

    The Mammoth in the Room, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

  • May 2016

    The Renmimbi: Trouble on the Horizon, by Prof. Manuel Mueller-Frank

    A Rundown of Spain?s Current Economic Outlook, by Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez

    Saudi Arabia?s Vision 2030 Plan, by Prof. Morten Olsen and Innessa Marie Colaiacovo

  • April 2016

    Negative Interest Rates: Reflections of a Perplexed Observer, by Prof. Juan José Toribio
    Reforms in Spain, by Prof. Xavier Vives
    Mushrooms vs. Yeast, by Prof. Pedro Videla
  • March 2016

    The Free Money Helicopter is Here!, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

    Crisis? What Crisis?, by Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez

    European Turmoil, by Prof. Núria Mas

  • February 2016

    Economics and Politics in 2016, by Prof. Xavier Vives

    The Dog and Its Tail, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

    A Brief Look at the Oil Market, by Prof. Manuel Mueller-Frank

  • January 2016

    2016: The Global Panorama and Risks on the Horizon, by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    Human action, but not human design, by Prof. Pedro Videla

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership in a New Era of International Trade, by Prof. Morten Olsen and
    Innessa Colaiacovo

  • December 2015

    Unemployment, Salaries, Labor Market and Other Concerns, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

    Does the Euro Deindustrialize the Periphery?, by Prof. Xavier Vives

    According to GDP, The People?s Party Will Not Win, by Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez

  • November 2015

    Milton Friedman's Thermostat, by Prof. Pedro Videla

    Microfinance 3.0: Opportunities and Challenges, by Prof. Morten Olsen and Giuliano J. Bandeen

    Do Institutional Investors Decrease Competitiveness?, by Prof. Manuel Mueller-Frank

  • October 2015

    A Poisoned Legacy?, by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    Is China Leading the World Into a Crisis?, by Prof. Núria Mas

    Immigration: Risk or Opportunity, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

  • July 2015

    At the edge of the Abyss ? Again!, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

    Inequality, by Prof. Xavier Vives

    Mobile Internet: The New Star of Africa?, by Prof. Morten Olsen and Giuliano Joshua Bandeen

  • June 2015

    The Oft-Ignored Keys to Combating Poverty, by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    A Nowcast of the Spanish GDP: Formal Jobs Are All You Need, by Prof. Rolf Campos and Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez

  • May 2015

    Aftereffects of the ECB?s Quantitative Easing, by Prof. Núria Mas

    Latin America: The Manna Has Run Out, by Prof. Pedro Videla

    Inaccurate Election Polls and What to Do About Them, by Prof. Manuel Mueller-Frank

  • April 2015

    Greece: A Repeated Game?, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

    Can Interest Rates Be Negative?, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

    What?s the Point of a European Energy Union?, by Prof. Xavier Vives

  • March 2015

    The Spanish Economy?s Recovery, by Prof. Javier Díaz-Giménez

    What Does the Recent US Employment Boom Tell Us About Monetary Policy?, by Prof. Rolf Campos

    The Greek Problem, by Prof. Pedro Videla

  • February 2015

    Apart from Printing Money, What Else Can We Do?, by Prof. Juan José Toribio

    The Swiss Turmoil, by Prof. Núria Mas

    A Point in Favor of Less Efficient Prices, by Prof. Manuel Mueller-Frank

  • January 2015

    Expectations for Europe in 2015, by Prof. Antonio Argandoña

    Is There No Alternative?, by Prof. Alfredo Pastor

    This is the Time for Giving, by Prof. Morten Olsen