Xavier Vives

Xavier Vives

IESE Business School

Xavier Vives is professor of economics and financial management, Abertis Chair of Regulation, Competition and Public Policy, and academic director of the Public-Private Research Center at IESE Business School.

His fields of interest are industrial organization and regulation, the economics of information, and banking and financial economics. His current research interests include dynamic rivalry, innovation and competition, banking crisis and regulation, information and financial markets, and competition policy.

Professor Vives’ books include Competition and Stability in Banking: the Role of Regulation and Competition Policy (Princeton University Press, 2016); Information and Learning in Markets: the Impact of Market Microstructure (Princeton University Press, 2008); Oligopoly Pricing: Old Ideas and New Tools (MIT Press, 1999). He has served as editor of numerous published volumes and scholarly journals.  He is currently editor of the Journal of Economic Theory and co-editor of the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy. He is a columnist for La Vanguardia and occasionally for El País, Project Syndicate, Vox, Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal.