Sesión Ciclo Economía (3)
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Prof. Antonio Argandoña, Profesor Economía, IESE
Prof. Juan José Toribio, Profesor Economía, IESE
Prof. Pedro Videla, Profesor Economía, IESE
Emeritus Professor of Economics and Business Ethics and Holder of the CaixaBank Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility, IESEEmeritus Professor of Economics and Business Ethics and holder of the CaixaBank Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility of the IESE Business School, University of Navarra. Economist of training, he received his PhD in Economics from the University of Barcelona in 1969. He is a Member of the Real Academia de Ciencias Económicas y Financieras de España (Royal Academy of Economics and Finance), Chairman of the Comité de Normativa y Ética Profesional (Committee of Standards and Professional Ethics) of the Association of Economists of Catalonia, member of the Commission on Corporate Social Responsibility and Anti-Corruption of the International Chamber of Commerce of Paris and of the Commission on Control and Transparency of the FC Barcelona. He belongs to ethical committees of financial institutions, business associations and the media, as well as to the editorial board of several scientific publications of international prestige. He is also the Editorial Director of IESE Insight and IESE Alumni Magazine. He has published numerous books and articles on macroeconomics, monetary economics, Spanish and international economics, business ethics, economic ethics, corporate social responsibility and related topics.
Prof. Toribio received a B.Sc. in economics from the Universitat de Barcelona. He also received an ITP from the Harvard Business School, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.
Professor Toribio has led a long, successful career in the public and private sectors, as well as in academia.
In the public sector, professor Toribio started his career as economist for the Banco de España (Spanish Central Bank). Following this, he became a senior official, first in the Spanish Government as the general manager of financial policy in the Spanish Ministry of Finance and, later on, as executive director of the International Monetary Fund, based in Washington.
In the private sector, Prof. Toribio has served as chairman for several financial and investment companies such as Caixabank Monaco and Inverban, S.V.B., as well as on a number of boards of companies such as La Caixa, Nestlé, Abertis Telecom, Invercaixa (now La Caixa Corporate Finance) or Xfera (now Yoigo). Prior to that, Prof. Toribio held the position of research director at several banks including Banco Urquijo and Banco Hispano Americano.
He has also served on a number of institutions and non-profit boards, including as chairman of the Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts (Instituto Español de Analistas Financieros), chairman of AIAF (Spanish Fixed Income Market), vice chairman of MEFF (Spanish Derivatives Market), chairman of CODESPA, and board member of the European Federation of Financial Analysts, the Barcelona Stock Exchange and the Círculo de Economía in Barcelona.
Currently, Prof. Toribio serves on a number of boards such as Amper, the ITM Club, the Abertis Advisory Board and is invited, on a weekly basis, to participate in the CNN+ program "Economía a Fondo" (The Economy, in-depth).
Prof. Toribio's research and teaching activities focus on business economics, monetary theory, international economics, the economics of the European Union and financial institutions. Prof. Toribio has published numerous academic and practitioner-oriented articles and case studies on these issues.
Prof. Toribio has written numerous books, such as "Globalización, Desarrollo y Pobreza" (Globalization, Development and Poverty), 2003, Círculo de Empresarios, and "El Sistema Financiero Español: Su funcionamiento y reforma" (The Spanish Financial System: Its Functioning and Reforms), 1986, Orbis.
Pedro Videla is professor in the Economics Department and the holder of IESE's Banco Sabadell Chair of Emerging Markets. He holds a Ph.D. and an MA in economics, both from the University of Chicago, and a commercial engineering degree in economics from the Universidad Católica de Chile.
His areas of specialization include macroeconomics, international economies and emerging economies.
As a consultant Prof. Videla has been involved in projects with institutions such as the World Bank, IMF, EU, the Inter American Development Bank, and the USAID.
He has been a guest professor at many universities worldwide, including Reykjavik University (Iceland), Nile University (Egypt), Lagos Business School (Nigeria), CEIBS (China), Universidad de los Andes, (Chile) and Wharton School (USA).