Dr. Antonio Rodriguez-Gil



Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), UK

PhD in Economics, University of Leeds, Leeds, (UK)

MA in Economics, University College of Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

BSc in Economics, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain)

Research interests

 Unemployment persistence
 Hysteresis and path dependence
 Wage bargaining and income distribution
 Labour market reforms and structural reforms agenda
 Applied time series analysis (Cointegrated time series, VECM and ARDL models)

Scholarship and prizes awarded

2017-19 Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Scholarship Fund -  UK (Co-Principal Investigator, 3,000 x 2 over 2 academic years)

2017-18 LUBS Student Education Fund - Leeds, UK (Co-Principal Investigator, 2,000 x 2 over 2 academic years)

Jan 2018 - Jul 2018 The University of Leeds Crucible 2018 Leeds, UK (100% of expenses to attend three 2-day residential workshops)

Current teaching

LUBS 3505 Advanced Macroeconomics (Undergraduate Level)

LUBS 2050 Industrial Economics (Undergraduate Level)

LUBS1585 Economic Institutions (Undergraduate Level)

Previous years

LUBS 5100 Macroeconomics (Postgraduate Level)

LUBS 1290 Economic Controversies (Undergraduate Level)

2018 Up-to-date  Lecturer in Economics - University of Leeds, UK

I am responsible for designing and delivering lectures and seminar materials, designing assessment and marking, managing the virtual learning environment, reviewing the module against student feedback and re-designing. This includes UG and PG modules, such as: Advanced Macroeconomics and Industrial Economics.

2013 Up-to-date  Lead Head of Year 3 in Economics - University of Leeds, UK

My responsibilities include coordinating (another 3) personal tutors in the final year of the degree. Developing personal tutor duties, pastoral care, for 50-70 students. Leading in innovative teaching methods and strategies to improve students engagement and experience.

2011-2018    Teaching Fellow in Economics - University of Leeds, UK

2006-2011    Teaching Assistant/demonstrator - University of Leeds, UK

Research groups and institutes

  • Applied Institute for Research in Economics