Javier Hualde Bilbao is Full Professor of Applied Economics since 2019. He holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2004), institution from which he also obtained a Master's degree in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics (1998). His teaching and research activities have been carried out at the London School of Economics (Temporary Lecturer in Economics), Universidad de Navarra (Assistant Professor, Juan de la Cierva and Ramón y Cajal contracts) and Universidad Pública de Navarra, institution to which he transferred his Ramón y Cajal Contract in October 2008. He has also been Principal Examiner at the University of London.
His research work focuses on the field of time series econometrics and, more specifically, on the study of a particular type of dependence called long memory, with particular emphasis on fractionally integrated and cointegrated processes. Among other works, he has published articles in leading scientific journals in the areas of economics and statistics such as Econometrica, Annals of Statistics, Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Theory and Journal of Business & Economic Statistics.
He has presented his research in the most important conferences of his field of work, including European and World Meetings of the Econometric Society, Symposium of the Spanish Economic Association, Workshop in Time Series Econometrics, Long Memory Symposium, Conference of the International Society of Nonparametric Statistics, and in invited seminars in very relevant institutions including University of Oxford, London School of Economics, Aarhus University, Aalborg University, University of Nottingham, Goethe University Frankfurt, University of Cologne, Universidad Carlos III, Universitat Pompeu Fabra or Universidad de Alicante. Since 2013, he is Associate Editor of the Journal of Time Series Analysis and has acted as a referee for very prestigious journals including Econometrica, Annals of Statistics, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Theory, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, Journal of Applied Econometrics or Electronic Journal of Statistics. In 2019, he was one of the Guest Editors (the other one was Morten O. Nielsen from Queen’s University, Canada) of the Special issue of the Journal of Time Series Analysis in honour of the 35th anniversary of the publication of Geweke and Porter‐Hudak (1983).
He has extensive management experience in R+D+i programs. During the period 2011-14 he was member of the Coordination Team (Economics) of the National Evaluation and Foresight Agency (ANEP), Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. Also, from July 2018 to August 2021 he was Coordinator of the sub-area of Methods of Economic Analysis (area of Economics) of the State Research Agency (Agencia Estatal de Investigación) of the Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. He has been member of many different Evaluation Committees, including the Convocatoria Jóvenes Investigadores (Plan Estatal de I+D+I, 2016), Convocatorias de “Excelencia” y “Retos” del Plan Estatal de I+D+i (2015), Formación Postdoctoral Research Contracts (2013), Ramón y Cajal Research Contracts (2011, 2012, 2013) and Juan de la Cierva Research Contracts (2011, 2012). Other merits include being External Evaluator of "La Caixa" scholarship programs (Europe, Spain, Asia-Pacific, North America) for postgraduate studies (2014, 2017, 2019), member of the Scientific Committee of the Symposiun of the Spanish Economic Association (2004, 2020). Since January 2022, he is the Secretary-Treasurer of the Spanish Economic Association.