Humberto Llavador is a Tenured Associate Professor of Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), an affiliate professor of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (BarcelonaGSE), and a researcher of the Insitute of Political Economy and Governance (IPEG). Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California-Davis, he has held visiting professorships at Yale University, the Grantham Research Institute (GRI) at LSE, INSEAD at Singapore, and Korea University. He is also a past scholar of the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton.
His research focuses on the economics of climate change, political economy and welfare economics, with publications in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Americal Journal of Economics: Microeconomics, Theoretical Economics, the Journal of Public Economics, and Climatic Change, among others. He has taught at UPF, the Barcelona GSE, Yale University, INSEAD, Korea University, and the University of California-Davis. In 2012 he received the Recognition Jaume Vicens-Vives for teaching quality and innovation from the Catalan Government.