F. Xavier Mena López
Professor, Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting in ESADE
URL Professor


Education

  • Doctor en Ciencias Económicas. Universitat de Barcelona
  • Licenciado en Derecho. UNED Universitat Nacional d'Educació a Distància
  • Licenciado en Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales. Universitat de Barcelona

Areas of interest

  • Teaching:
  • Industrial organization (Managerial Economics)
  • Economic analysis of Law
  • Analysis and forecast of the economic situation Research and publications:
  • Game theory and strategy
  • Industrial analysis (energy, tourism)
  • Emerging economies (China, Latin America)
  • Analysis and forecast of the economic situation

Biography

He is Professor of Economics at the Universitat Ramon Llull and a Professor at ESADE. He was Director of the Department of Economics (1992-2000) and of the Masters in Economic-Financial Management, Marketing Management, and Production and Operations Management at ESADE. He was Joint Director, PHARE programmes of the European Union in the countries of the East and Chairman of the International Conference on Euro-India Economic Relationship (New Delhi, India).

He has been a Visiting Professor at various business schools and universities: CEIBS, Jiaotong University (Shanghai, China), ESAN (Lima, Peru), ICDA (Buenos Aires, Argentina). He is a member of the editorial board of Annals of Tourism Research; a member of the Tourism European Network (Eurostat), a member of the Group of Experts on Industrial Competitiveness, a member of the Governing Body of the Association of Economists and a member of the Evaluation Committee of the Community of European Management Schools.

He was a Director of Consultur, Consultores Turísticos SA (Editur Group, now Tea-Cegos), an Economist of the General Directorate of Economic Programming, a Researcher for the General Directorate of Scientific Policy and an Economist in the Systems and Control Department of Banco Sabadell.

He has carried out professional consultancy work and has developed projects commissioned by international companies and organizations in a total of 48 countries, in sectors as diverse as energy, tourism, infrastructures, the financial system and the social services.


Selected publications

Mena López, F., Comajuncosa Ferrer, J., Recio Figueiras, E., Sanz Caballero, J., Ulied Martínez, A., Sánchez Torres, E. & et al. (2015). Informe económico y financiero de ESADE. Barcelona: ESADE. Departamento de Economía.

Sebastián Carazo, L., del Rey Guanter, S., Mena López, F., Portero Rodríguez, F., De Guindos Jurado, L. & Sagarra Trias, E. (2010). Bartlett Castella, E. & Bardají Gálvez, M. (Coords.), Globalización y derechos humanos: Seminario Permanente de Derecho Humanos Antonio Marzal: XIV sesión . Vallirana: J.M. Bosch Editor.

Mena López, F. (2008). Economía avanzada y empresa. Lo que se aprende en los mejores MBA: vol. II (pp. 123-152). Barcelona: Gestión 2000.

Ballabriga Clavería, F. & Mena López, F. (2008). Análisis y previsión de la coyuntura económica de la zona euro. Informe Económico, (7), pp. 8-49.

Mena López, F. & Sayeras Maspera, J. (2007). El Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI) (2004-2007): Rodrigo Rato, Managing Director. Informe Económico, (6), pp. 58-103.

Mena López, F. (2006, May). El análisis de la economía española [Review of the book: El análisis de la economía española]. Informe Económico, pp. 78-81.

Ballabriga Clavería, F. & Mena López, F. (2005). Zona euro: análisis y previsión de la coyuntura económica. Informe Económico, (1), pp. 10-31.

Mena López, F. (2001). Què passa amb la nova economia? Organització en xarxa i anàlisi econòmica d'Internet. Anuari de la Societat Catalana d'Economia, (17), pp. 135-155.

Mena López, F. (2000). Xina, bananes i el futur del comerç internacional. Anuari de la Societat Catalana d'Economia, 2000 (16), pp. 63-70.

Mena López, F. (1994). L'Anàlisi econòmica del matrimoni, la família, la discriminació i el crim: Gary S. Becker. Premi Nobel d'Economia 1992. Anuari de la Societat Catalana d'Economia, (11), pp. 30-34.