Dr Gonzalo Forgues-Puccio

Lecturer

School School of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department Division of Accounting Business and Management

Contact info

+44 (0)1382 30 8226

Biography

  • PhD in Economics - University of Manchester
  • MSc in Economics and Econometrics - University of Manchester
  • BA (Hons) in Economics - Universidad Catolica Boliviana 

Research interests: Economic Growth and Development; Governance and Corruption; Inequality and Income Distribution; Financial Markets and Institutions.

Gonzalo joined Abertay University in September 2015 as Head of the Division of Accounting, Finance and Economics. Career: University of St Andrews (Lecturer in Economics and Finance), University of Manchester (Lecturer in Macroeconomics; Teaching Fellow), Central Bank of Bolivia (Deputy Head of Payment Systems; Analyst in the Open Market Operations Division). Awards and Honours: Overseas Research Scholarship (ORS), Chevening Scholarship, Academic Excellence Scholarship, Certificate of Merit from the Senate of Bolivia. Professional bodies: member of the Council of the Scottish Economic Society (SES), member of the Royal Economic Society (RES) and member of the Bolivian Society of Economists (SEBOL).  He has published in journals such as the European Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization and the Journal of International Money and Finance. He has done consultancy work for the Department for International Development (DFID).

Pre-session Maths Workshop (UG)

Abertay University (2015-present)

Undergraduate: Corporate Finance, Business Finance, Financial Economics for Business, International Economics.

Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics (2010 – 2016)

Doctoral module on Development Economics

University of St Andrews (2007 – 2015)

Undergraduate: Macroeconomics, International Finance, Financial Economic Theory, and Corporate Finance.
Postgraduate: International Finance, International Economics, Money and Banking, Corporate Finance and Financial Modelling.

London School of Economics External Programme (2009 – 2011)
Associate Examiner of Monetary Economics

University of Glasgow (2011/12 – 2014/15)
Postgraduate: Growth and Development (invited lecturer)

University of Manchester (2005 – 2007)
Undergraduate: Intermediate Macroeconomics, Advanced Macroeconomics
Postgraduate: Diploma Course in Macroeconomics
Instructor in the course “Macroeconomics for Growth and Poverty Reduction in Low-Income Countries”, Centre for Growth and Business Cycles Research.
 

Economic Growth and Development; Governance and Corruption; Inequality and Income Distribution; Financial Markets and Institutions.

2017

Gender inequality, corruption and economic development

Forgues-Puccio, G. & Lauw, E. (2017) Gender inequality, corruption and economic development. . . .
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Does size matter? Scale, corruption and uncertainty

Forgues-Puccio, G. & Okumu, I. M. (2017) Does size matter? Scale, corruption and uncertainty. . . .
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Foreign aid

Blackburn, K. & Forgues-Puccio, G. (2017) Foreign aid. . . .
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Pollution, corruption and economic development

Forgues-Puccio, G. & Lauw, E. (2017) Pollution, corruption and economic development. . . .
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2010

Financial liberalization, bureaucratic corruption and economic development

Blackburn, K. & Forgues-Puccio, G. (2010) Financial liberalization, bureaucratic corruption and economic development. . . p. 1321-1339. .
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2007

Why is corruption less harmful in some countries than in others?

Blackburn, K. & Forgues-Puccio, G. (2007) Why is corruption less harmful in some countries than in others?. . . p. 797-810. .
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2006

Distribution and development in a model of misgovernance

Blackburn, K. & Forgues-Puccio, G. (2006) Distribution and development in a model of misgovernance. . . p. 1534-1563. .
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Funding

GRANTS

  • Funding of £7,875 for growth workshop - Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (2011).
  • Travel grant of £350 - Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (2012).

Esteem

AWARDS AND HONOURS

  • Doctoral Scholarship, University of Manchester (2002-2005)
  • Overseas Research Scholarship - ORS (2002-2005)
  • Chevening Scholarship (2001-2002)
  • Certificate of Merit, National Senate of Bolivia (1996)
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship, Universidad Católica Boliviana (1995)
     

Knowledge Exchange

CONSULTANCY

Department for International Development – DFID

  • Help Desk Query: “Corruption and the Private Sector” (Feb. 2013)
  • Help Desk Query:  “Existing Practices on Anti-Corruption” (Apr. 2013)

Outreach

Gonzalo has given talks on economics and finance topics in primary and secondary schools across Fife.

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Mr Neil McGregor

Mr Neil McGregor

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