Professor Ignacio Gonzalez Garcia

Professor Ignacio Gonzalez Garcia is our newest faculty member, joining American University’s Department of Economics this Fall after completing a Ph.d at the European University Institute and a post-doc at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

With two colleagues from the Bank of England, Professor Gonzalez co-organized the Workshop on Growth, Stagnation and Inequality, promoting dialogue about key macroeconomic trends.

His conference paper with Lidia Brun (Universite libre de Bruxelles) finds that changes in the structure of capital taxation and the increase in monopoly rents have increased Tobin’s Q, reduced investment and worsened inequality. Read the paper here: