2008 Fundación Banco Herrero Prize

Diego Puga has been awarded the 2008 Fundación Banco Herrero Prize. The Prize is given annually to a young Spanish researcher (resident in Spain or abroad) under the age of 40 for his or her outstanding contributions to the fields of economics, business or social sciences.

Puga receives the prize for his contributions to economic geography, urban economics and international trade. The Prize was instituted in 2002 and was previously awarded to Xavier Sala i Martin, José Manuel Campa, Roberto Serrano, Mauro Guillén, Javier Suárez, and Luis Garicano.

Diego Puga is Research Professor at IMDEA Social Sciences and Co-Director of the CEPR International Trade and Regional Economics Programme.