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Óscar Arce

Oscar Arce
Director General Economics, Statistics and Research

Career

Place and date of birth

Burgos, 26 August 1973

Academic qualifications, distinctions and awards

  • 1996 Degree in Economics and Business Administration. University of Valladolid
  • 2000 MSc in Economics. University College London
  • 2002 PhD in Business Economics. University of Burgos
  • 2005 PhD in Economics. London School of Economics

Career details

  • 2019 Member of the Board of the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies
    (ICMB).
  • 2018 to dateDirector General Economics, Statistics and Research of the Banco de España.

    Alternate to the Governor on the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.

    Member of the Board of Trustees and of the Executive Board of FEDEA (Foundation for Applied Economic Studies).

    Member of the Economic and Financial Committee of the European Union.

    Member of the Consejo Superior de Estadística de España (High Council on Statistics).

    Member of the Board of Trustees of Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI).

  • 2015 -2018Associate Director General Economics and Research, Directorate General Economics, Statistics and Research of the Banco de España.
  • 2015Director of the Monetary and Financial Studies Department of the Directorate General Economics, Statistics and Research at the Banco de España.
  • 2014Associate lecturer at the University of Navarre, MSc in banking
  • 2012 to dateMember of the Monetary Policy Committee of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB).
  • 2012 - 2015Head of the Forecasting and Conjunctural Analysis Division of the Directorate General Economics, Statistics and Research at the Banco de España.
  • 2012Member of the Consejo Superior de Estadística de España (Spanish Higher Statistics Board).

    Director of Economic Analysis, Directorate General Economics, Statistics and Research, and of Economic Analysis of “la Caixa”.

  • 2011 - 2012Associate lecturer at IE Escuela de Negocios.

    Chair of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) group on Methodology and Indicators of Systemic Risk.

    Member of the IOSCO Standing Committee on Risk and Research.

    Member of the Advisory Technical Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB).

  • 2010 - 2012Co-director of the Financial Education Programme of the Banco de España and the Spanish Securities Market Commission (CNMV).
  • 2009 - 2012Director of the Research and Statistics Department of the CNMV.

    Member of the Committee for Economic and Markets Analysis of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).

  • 2008 - 2009Deputy Director General, Economic Policy Department, Prime Minister’s Economic Office.
  • 2005 - 2007Associate lecturer at ICADE (Madrid).
  • 2004 – 2008Senior economist in the Directorate General Economics, Research and Statistics of the Banco de España.
  • 2003 - 2004 Temporary associate lecturer at the London School of Economics.
  • 1997 - 1999Assistant lecturer. University of Burgos.

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