Miguel León-Ledesma is Professor of Economics at the School of Economics, University of Kent. He is the Director of the Macroeconomics, Growth and History Centre at Kent, a Fellow of CEPR, Research Fellow of NIESR, and a trustee of the UK's MMF society. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from Universidad de La Laguna. His research interests cover growth and distribution, international macroeconomics, and business cycles. Miguel's research has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed journals, such as The American Economic Review, The Review of Economic Studies, and the Journal of the European Economic Association.