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Antonio F. Amores

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Antonio F. Amores is a post-doctoral researcher at the Circular Economy and Industrial Leadership unit of the Directorate for Growth and Innovation. He mainly works in projects related with supply-use and input-output Tables, both, on the production side like the FIGARO tables (Eurostat Inter-Country Input-Output Tables) or the WIOD Environmental Accounts; or on the practitioner side, like the FIDELIO (Econometric IO) model or Trade-SCAN (a tool for easy Global Value Chains analysis). Moreover, he leads a project on Productivity.

He has provided the scientific background and analysis of Commission official policy documents in different fields, like International Trade and Internal Market, Productivity and Competitiveness or Energy and Emissions.

Antonio previously worked for the Andalusian Regional Statistical Office and the Spanish Trade and Economic Office (Embassy of Spain in Chile). He is also Associate Professor in Pablo de Olavide University (Seville, Spain) with more than ten years’ of active experience in Quantitative Methods for Economics, on special leave to serve in his mission at the European Commission since 2012. He was a visiting researcher at Tilburg University (the Netherlands).

He holds a European PhD in Economics. His dissertation focused on Efficiency Analysis, Stochastic Input-Output Analysis,Econometrics and Simulation, micro-macro data linking, Agricultural Policy and Environmental Economics. He received the award to best doctoral dissertation and prizes from GTAP centre, Unicaja bank or the Hispanic IO Analysis Society (SHAIO).

Antonio often represents the JRC in the Eurostat National Accounts Working Group, the European Technical Group on Supply-Use and Input-Output Tables and the European Task Force on Productivity Indicators. He is council member in the Hispanic IO Analysis Society.