Albert Marcet graduated in Economics from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1982) and earned his PhD in Economics at the University of Minnesota (1987). He is currently a Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and member of CEP. He has also been a Research Professor at the Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (Barcelona), a Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) (1990-2003) and Associate Professor at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh (1986-1991). He has been a visitor at the ECB, London Business School, CEMFI (Madrid), the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona. At the London School of Economics he teaches Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics and Applied Research. He has published widely in a variety of topics, including analysis of fiscal policy, government debt, stock market volatility, hyperinflations, economic fluctuations, solution techniques for dynamic stochastic models, models of learning about expectations, models of heterogeneous agents, time series econometrics and Bayesian VAR's. He has been an Adviser at European Central Bank and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He has served on the editorial boards of Economic Journal, Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Monetary Economics, among other journals. He has been President of the Spanish Economic Association, member of the scientific advisory committees of IHS (Vienna), BGSE and MOVE (Barcelona) and member of Economics Job Market.