Felipe, Jesus


I am Advisor to the Chief Economist in the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). I lead the work program on Asia’s Economic Transformation. I am also the Managing Editor of the Asian Development Review, and a member of the Editorial Board of Metroeconomica. I work on issues of long-run growth in Asia, the dynamics of structural change, industrial policy, the impact of technology on employment, productivity, functional distribution of income. I have published in (among others): Applied Economics, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Eastern Economic Journal, Economics of Education Review, International Review of Applied Economics, Japan and the World Economy, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Income Distribution, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Metroeconomica, Oxford Development Studies, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, and World Development.

Fields of Specialization
Economic development
Technological progress
Applied macroeconomics
Applied econometrics
Ph.D., Regional Science. University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Regional Science. University of Pennsylvania
M.A., International Economics and International Relations. International University of Japan.
B.A., Economics. Universidad Autonóma de Madrid
Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
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Last updated April 5, 2017