Javier Gil-Bazo
Javier Gil-Bazo


Javier Gil-Bazo is an Associate Professor of Finance at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He has previously held an Associate Professor position (with tenure) at Universidad Carlos III. Javier has also undertaken research at the University of Maryland, Tilburg University, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. 


His research interests cover institutional investors, investor behavior, asset management, and asset pricing. His research has been published in academic journals such as Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Banking and FinanceJournal of Financial MarketsQuantitative FinanceJournal of Financial EconometricsJournal of Economic Behavior and OrganizationJournal of Business Finance and Accounting, International Review of Financial Analysisand Economics Letters. Javier Gil-Bazo’s work has been awarded with the Best Paper Award at the European Conference of the Financial Management Association, the Honorable Mention of the Moskowitz Prize for outstanding research in socially responsible investing and the BME Best Derivatives Paper Award at the Annual Meeting of the Spanish Finance Association.

Javier has served as a referee for academic journals including Journal of Finance, Management Science, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and Journal of Banking and Finance. He has been an Associate Editor of the Spanish Review of Financial Economics and a member of the scientific committee for the Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association, the European Conference of the Financial Management Association, and the Annual Meeting of the European Financial Management Association.


He has been an invited speaker at Citi Global Quantitative Research Conference, FMA's Doctoral Student Consortium,

and Bocconi's Conference on “Pricing and Competition in the Mutual Fund Industry.”


Javier Gil-Bazo was the President of the Spanish Finance Association in 2018-19.