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Marta Reynal-querol

Department of Economics and Business
University Pompeu Fabra


PERSONAL: born 8th August 1973, Spanish, two children (born in March 2010 and January 2012) EDUCATION: 2001: PhD in Economics. London School of Economics (LSE). Supervisor: Tim Besley. 1998: Mphil in Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) 1997: Mphil in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra. 1996: MSc in Economics “With Honors”, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. 1995: BA Economics. Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.

Research Interest

The causes of civil wars, conflict resolution and the aftermath of conflict; rent seeking and ethnic polarization; aid effectiveness, the economics of institutions, development.


  • Garcia Montalvo, José, and Reynal-Querol, Marta. Fighting against malaria: prevent wars while waiting for the 'miraculous' vaccine, Review of Economics and Statistics,, 89 (1), 165-177, 2007.

  • Garcia Montalvo, José and Reynal-Querol, Marta. Discrete polarization with an application to the determinants of genocides, Economic Journal, 2008.

  • Reynal-Querol, Marta, Garcia Montalvo, José, and Djankov, S. The curse of aid, Journal of Economic Growth, 13 (3), 169-194, 2008.

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