Edouard Schaal received his PhD in Economics from Princeton University in 2011. Schaal is an ICREA research professor at the Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI), Adjunct Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and Associate Research Professor at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (BGSE). He is also a Research affiliate of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He is Editor at the Review of Economic Dynamics, Associate Editor at the Economic Journal and member of the editorial board of the Review of Economic Studies. He has previously held research and academic positions at New York University and the United States Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. His work has been published in leading academic journals such as Econometrica and the Quarterly Journal of Economics.