Luis Servén Díez


Luis Servén Díez Governing Council member

Place and date of birthMadrid, 1 June 1956

Academic qualifications, distinctions and awards

    • 1978
    • Degree in Economics from the Madrid Complutense University
    • 1986
    • PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Career details

    • 2021 to date
    • Member of the Banco de España´s Audit Committee Member of the Banco de España’s Governing Council
    • 2020 to date
    • Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI). Senior Research Associate
    • 2019 to date
    • IE University, Lecturer in the Advanced Seminars Programme
    • 2018 to date
    • Member of the Global Knowledge Report Advisory Board
    • 2005-2019
    • World Bank, Senior Adviser and Manager of the Macroeconomics and Growth Research Program Member of the World Bank Research Committee Member of the World Bank Editorial Board Member of the Advisory Board of the Latin American Development Forum
    • 2013-2014
    • World Bank, Acting Manager of the Research Department
    • 2004-2016
    • Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI). Lecturer at the Economics and Finance Summer School
    • 1998-2004
    • Word Bank, Deputy Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean
    • 1988-1997
    • World Bank, Lead Economist (formerly Senior Economist and Economist)
    • 1987-1988
    • Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI). Associate Professor
    • 1986-1988
    • Fundación de Estudios de Economía Aplicada (FEDEA). Senior Reseracher
    • 1985-1986
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management. Associate Professor
    • 1979-1981
    • Teaching Assistant in the Economics Department of University of Minnesota.


    • 2021 to date
    • He has published around ten books and more than fifty articles and contributions in professional journals and collective volumes He has been co-editor of the World Bank Economic Review and the World Bank Research Observer