David Cuberes is an Professor of Economics at Clark University. Previously he was a Lecturer at the University of Sheffield, an Assistant Professor at the University of Alicante (Spain), and an Assistant Professor at Clemson University (South Carolina). He also visited the University of Warwick and the Royal Holloway (University of London) and is a consultant for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. His work focuses on economic history, urban economics and economic growth and development. He has published in the Economic Journal, Journal of Urban Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Human Capital, the B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, and Telecommunications Policy among other journals. He has also written the book El Auge y Declive de las Ciudades. More information on his research and copies of his papers can be found at https://sites.google.com/site/davcuberes/. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.