Department of Economics, European University Institute
Badia Fiesolana, Via Roccettini, 9
I-50016 San Domenico di Fiesole (FI), Italy
(3955) 468-5252
Fax: (3955) 468-5202
E-mail: marimon@datacomm.iue.it; marimon@upf.es
WWW-page: http://www.iue.it/ECO/marimon.html

Born in Barcelona, November 23rd 1953.


PhD in Economics, Northwestern University, August, 1984.
Thesis Title: "General Equilibrium and Growth under Uncertainty."
Supervisor: Truman F. Bewley.

MPhil in Economics, Northwestern University, September, 1981.

Licienciado en Ciencias Econ--micas, Universitat Aut˜noma de Barcelona, June, 1977.





Economic Theory.
Macroeconomics. Political Economy and Economic Policy.
Monetary and International Financial Economics.
Theory of Contracts and Learning Theory.



    Macroeconomic Theory; Political Economy; Microeconomic Theory; Financial Economics; Advanced Monetary Theory; Game Theory; Contract Theory; Learning Theory; Growth Theory; Mathematical Economics.
    Introduction to Economics; International Finance; Game Theory; Microeconomic Theory; Monetary Theory; Public Finance; Statistics; Econometrics.




  1. La Economía Española: una visión diferente (ed.) Barcelona, A. Bosch 1996.

  2. Invitació a la Teoría Económica (ed. with X. Calsamiglia) Barcelona, Ariel. 1991.

  3. Los Residuos Sólidos Urbanos: Estudio de un Servicio Municipal. Moneda y Crédito. Barcelona. 1980.

  4. La Via Menorquina del Creixement. (joint with E. Farré-Escofet and J.M. Suris) Banca Catalana. Barcelona. 1977.


  1. "The Economics of Split Voting in Representative Democracies" (joint with L. Jones and V.V. Chari) American Economic Review (forthcoming).

  2. "Actual versus Real Employment in Europe: Is Spain Different?" (joint withF. Zilibotti) European Economic Review (forthcoming).

  3. "Learning from in Learning in Economics" in D. Kreps and K.F Wallis (eds.) Advances in Economic Theory. Cambridge University Press. 1996.

  4. "A Monetary Union for a Heterogeneous Europe" (joint with G. Giovannetti) in Torres (ed.) Monetary Reform in Europe. Universidade Cat--lica Editora, Lisbon. 1996.

  5. "Por qué Hay Menos Empleo en España?: Empleo Real versus Empleo Virtual en Europa" (joint with F. Zilibotti) in R. Marimon (ed) La Econom'a Espa-ola: una visión diferente (ed.) Barcelona, Bosch 1996.

  6. "Integración Regional e Inversión Pública en Españ" (joint with Garcia-Milé) in R. Marimon (ed) La Economía Española: una visión diferente (ed.) Barcelona, Bosch 1996.

  7. "Europa: Heterogeneidad Económica e Integración Monetaria" (joint with Giovannetti) in R. Marimon (ed) La Economía Española: una visión diferente (ed.) Barcelona, Bosch 1996.

  8. "La Economía Política de la Unión Monetaria Europea" (joint with Giovannetti) in R. Marimon (ed) La Economía Española: una visión diferente (ed.) Barcelona, Bosch 1996.

  9. "Does a Constant Money Growth Rule Help Stabilize Inflation?: Experimental Evidence" (joint with S. Sunder) Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 43, 111-156. 1995.

  10. "On Adaptive Learning in Strategic Games" (joint with E. McGrattan) in A. Kirman and Salmon eds. Learning and Rationality in Economics. Basil Blackwells. 1995.

  11. "Expectations and Learning under Alternative Monetary Regimes," (joint with S. Sunder) Economic Theory, 4, 131-162. 1994.

  12. "Indeterminacy of Equilibria in a Hyperinflationary World: Experimental Evidence," (joint with S. Sunder) Econometrica, 61, 1073-1107. 1993.

  13. "Expectationally-driven Market Volatility: An Experimental Study," (joint with S. Spear and S. Sunder) Journal of Economic Theory, 62. 1993.

  14. "Growth, Capital Flows and Enforcement Constraints: The Case of Africa," (joint with Marcet and Marimon) European Economic Review, 1993.

  15. "Adaptive Learning, Evolutionary Dynamics and Equilibrium Selection in Games," European Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 1993.

  16. "Communication Commitment and Growth," (joint with A. Marcet) it Journal of Economic Theory, 1992.

  17. "El Creixement i le Emergencia de les Regions," Servei de Estudis de Banca Catalana, April 1992.

  18. Invitació a la Teoria Econymica (jointly edited with X. Calsamiglia). Ariel, Barcelona. (1991).

  19. "Mercats i Institucions per le Intercanvi in Invitació a la Teoria Econymica (R.Marimon and X. Calsamiglia eds.). Ariel, Barcelona. (1991).

  20. "Money as a Medium of Exchange in an Economy with Artificially Intelligent Agents" (joint with E. McGrattan andSargent) Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (1990) 329-373.

  21. "Stochastic Turnpike Property and Stationary Equilibrium," Journal of Economic Theory. 1989. 47: 282-366.

  22. "Introducción a los Juegos Dincmicos," in Cuadernos Económicos del ICE. 1988. 3: 67-94.

  23. "Trade Using Assets which are Divisible at a Cost," (joint with N. Wallace) Journal of Economic Theory. 47: 223-251.

  24. "Kreps - Three Essays on Capital Markets almost Ten Years Later," in Revista Española de Economia. 4: 147-171.


  1. "Unemployment vs. Mismatch of Talents: Reconsidering Unemployment Benefits," (joint with F. Zilibotti), mimeo, European University Institute. January 1997.

  2. "Recursive Contracts," (joint with A. Marcet), mimeo, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Revised March 1996.

  3. "Convergence of Monetary Inflation Models with Heterogeneous Learning Rules," (joint with G. Evans and S. Honkapohja) CEPR Disc. Paper Series No. 1310, January 1996 (submitted).

  4. "A note on the non-commitment solution with debt," mimeo, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, August 1994.

  5. "Currency Competition and Reputation" (joint with J.P. Nicolini and P. Teles) mimeo, Universitat Pomepu Fabra, May 1994 (under revision).

  6. "The Core of Private Information Economies," Department of Economics, University of Minnesota. April 1988. Revised, September 1989.

  7. "Limited Commitment in the Medieval Economy: The Fief Contract," Hoover Institution. Stanford University. October 1988. Revised, November 1989.

  8. "Wealth Accumulation with Moral Hazard," Hoover Institution, Stanford University, November 1988.

  9. "Interregional Transfers in a Decentralized Fiscal System: Distortionary Effects of the Spanish Transfer System," (joint A. Marcet). Department of Economics, University of Minnesota. April 1988.


  1. "Electronic Money: The End of Inflation?" (joint with J.P.Nicolini and P.Teles)

  2. "EMU and Euroization".

  3. "The Stability of Inflation Target Policies" (joint E. Baruci and Bischi).

  4. "An Unemployment Insurance System for the European Union?" (joint A. Casta-eda).

  5. "An EMU with Different Transmission Mechanisms" (joint G. Giovannetti).

  6. "The Asset Price Theory of Money"

  7. "Adaptive Learning and Indeterminacy" (with G. Evans and S. Honkapohja)

  8. "Recursive Contracts II" (joint A. Marcet)

  9. "Optimal Monetary Policy with Fiscal Constraints" (with J.P. Nicolini and P. Teles).

  10. "Investment Theory with Financial Constraints" (joint T. Sargent)

  11. "Commitment, Property Rights, and International Capital Transfers in Developing Economies" (joint G. Giovannetti and A. Marcet)

  12. "Exchange Rate Policies in an Experimental Monetary Economy" (joint S. Sunder)

  13. Experimenting with the Macroeconomy (book joint with S. Sunder)

  14. Computational Economics Toolkit (book jointly ed. with A. Scott)




Conference organizer:


    Econometrica; Journal of Economic Theory; Journal of Political Economy; Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control; Review of Economic Studies; American Economic Review; European Economic Review; International Journal of Finance & Economics; Richerche Economiche (Editorial Board); Journal of Mathematical Economics; National Science Foundation; Oxford University Press; Investigaciones Económicas; Revista Española de Economia