Borja Petit
Assistant Professor in Economics, CUNEF Universidad
Borja Petit
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I received my Ph.D. in Economics from CEMFI in July 2019, working under the supervision of Profs. Nezih Guner and Josep Pijoan-Mas. In September 2020, I joint the Department of Economics at CUNEF Universidad.
I'm a quantitative macroeconomist with research interests in the fields of intergenerational mobility, family economics, and aggregate productivity.
Curriculum vitae: download


Aggregate effects of firing costs with endogenous firm productivity growth

Macroeconomic Dynamics, Volume 27, Issue 4, June 2023, 945–965.
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Flattening of the Phillips curve with state-dependent prices and wages

w/ James Costain and Anton Nakov.
The Economic Journal, Volume 132, No. 642, February 2022, 546-581.
Abstract  Working paper  Slides  Codes  Published article

Working papers & work in progress

Intergenerational persistence in welfare program participation

w/ Javier López Segovia
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Size-dependent regulations in Spain

w/ Miguel Almunia, Juan F. Jimeno and David López-Rodriguez
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Intergenerational effects of child-related tax benefits in the US

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Courses taught at CUNEF Universidad (undergraduate courses):
  • Monetary and banking economics  —  2023
  • Macroeconomics  —  2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Bachelor's thesis  —  2022
Courses taught at CEMFI (graduate courses):

Policy work

External consultant at AIReF (2022)
Project: Evaluation of the Spanish Minimum Income Scheme (Ingreso Mínimo Vital).
Analyst at AIReF (09/2019 – 08/2020)
Project: Evaluation of tax benefits in Spanish income taxes.