Jesús Carro

Academic Affiliate


Jesús Carro is an Academic Affiliate at Compass Lexecon, based in Madrid.

Jesús is a tenured Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in Spain. He holds a Ph.D. (Economics) obtained at CEMFI and an M.Sc. in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the London School of Economics. He has spent several years as an academic visitor at the following institutions: University of Copenhagen (Denmark), the MIT (Cambridge, MA, USA), Nuffield College (University of Oxford, Oxford, UK), and University of Toronto (Canada).

His research centers on Microeconometrics, encompassing both theoretical contributions and applications in several fields, including the evaluation of public policies. Most of his research focuses on identifying causal effects in the context of structural estimation, where the unit of observation (firms, households) are characterized by significant unobserved heterogeneity. Some of his contributions are highly cited by publications in peer-reviewed academic journals.

A Compass Lexecon affiliate, he has provided expert advice on identifying and estimating the effect of competition infringements. He is actively involved in applying sophisticated econometric techniques for the purpose of damage estimation.

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    • PhD in Economics, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financiero and Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    • MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science
    • MSc in Economics and Finance, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros
    • BA in Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

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