Javier López González

Senior Economist at Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

Javier López-González is a Senior Economist at the OECD leading work on digital trade. His research focuses on developing frameworks for the analysis of digital trade; investigating regulatory approaches to cross-border data flows and data localisation (and their economic impacts); understanding the implications of new technologies for trade (e.g. additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence); and identifying potential economic costs and benefits of digital connectivity and digital trade policies on trade. He has previously worked on the drivers and implications of participation in global value chains, including in the context of SMEs. Javier holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Sussex.