Diego Puga

Diego Puga's photoDiego Puga is Professor of Economics at CEMFI, in Madrid, Spain. His research interests include urban economics, economic geography and international trade.

Born in Spain, where he completed his undergraduate degree in Economics, Puga obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics in 1997. In 2008 he received the Fundación Banco Herrero Prize (awarded annually to a Spanish researcher under the age of 40 for outstanding contributions to economics or social sciences). His research has been cited over 2,000 times in articles included in the Social Sciences Citation Index. He is also Co-Director of the International Trade and Regional Economics Programme of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He previously held academic positions at the London School of Economics, the University of Toronto, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and IMDEA Social Sciences.

VideoA four-minute video documentary (in Spanish with English subtitles) about Diego Puga's research, aired as part of the Spanish public TV series 'Investigadores', can be seen here.