Professor Fidel Perez-Sebastian

Professor Fidel Perez Sebastian

Professor in Economics

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • Hull University Business School

Summary

Fidel Perez-Sebastian's interests lie in the areas of macroeconomics and economic growth and development. He has long experience in studying the implications for growth and long-run income of scare resources, technological change, fiscal policies, and the structural transformation process. Professor Sebastian has held grants from the European Commission and published in, among others, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of International Economics and Journal of Development Economics.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Oil discoveries and protectionism: Role of news effects

Perez-Sebastian, F., Raveh, O., & van der Ploeg, F. (2021). Oil discoveries and protectionism: Role of news effects. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 107, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeem.2021.102425

Capital-skill complementarity and biased technical change across US sectors

Perez-Laborda, A., & Perez-Sebastian, F. (2020). Capital-skill complementarity and biased technical change across US sectors. Journal of Macroeconomics, 66, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmacro.2020.103255

The role of ethnic characteristics in the effect of income shocks on African conflict

Manotas-Hidalgo, B., Pérez-Sebastián, F., & Campo-Bescós, M. A. (2021). The role of ethnic characteristics in the effect of income shocks on African conflict. World Development, 137, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.105153

Heterogeneous vertical tax externalities and macroeconomic effects of federal tax changes: the role of fiscal advantage

Perez-Sebastian, F., Raveh, O., & Reingewertz, Y. (2019). Heterogeneous vertical tax externalities and macroeconomic effects of federal tax changes: the role of fiscal advantage. Journal of urban economics, 112, 85-110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jue.2019.06.003

Federal tax policies, congressional voting and natural resources

Perez-Sebastian, F., & Raveh, O. (2019). Federal tax policies, congressional voting and natural resources. Canadian Journal of Economics / Revue Canadienne d'Économique, 52(3), 1112-1164. https://doi.org/10.1111/caje.12404

Postgraduate supervision

Professor Perez-Sebastian welcomes applications in the areas of macroeconomic development, economic growth, and open-economy macroeconomics.