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Jorge Diaz Lanchas

Jorge Díaz Lanchas is Economist at the Joint Research Centre (Seville) of the European Commission since 2017.

He holds a PhD in Economics and Msc in International Economics from Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain), and a Bachelor in Economics from Rey Juan Carlos University (Madrid).

Before joining the European Commission, he was postdoc researcher in the Center for International Development at Harvard University (Boston, USA). Previously, we has visiting researcher at the Free University of Amsterdam, Deusto Business School, Purdue University and the Kiel University and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

He is a specialist in international trade, regional and urban economics, and has published papers in journals such as Transportation Research Part A, Spatial Economic Analysis and Applied Economic Letters.

Within the Regional Modelling (REMO) team, he focuses on transport costs and trade flows analysis, and the development of the RHOMOLO model resorting to econometric techniques.