Gustavo Ventura

Department Chair/Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
9801

Biography

Gustavo Ventura, chair of the Department of Economics, joined the faculty of the W. P. Carey School of Business as a professor in 2011.

Ventura is a macroeconomist, concentrating his research on topics such as taxation, economic development, and the determinants of inequality. He has published his academic work in leading publications in economics such as the American Economic Review, The Review of Economic Studies, and the Journal of Monetary Economics. He is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.

Prior to joining ASU, Ventura was a faculty member at the University of Iowa, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Western Ontario.

Ventura received his PhD in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was born in Argentina. 

Education

  • PhD  University of Illinois, 1997
  • MS  University of Illinois, 1994
  • MA  Centro de Estudios Macroeconomicos de Argentina (CEMA), 1990
  • Licenciado en Economia, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina), 1990

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Inequality
  • Taxation
  • Economic Development

Courses

Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 584Internship
ECN 590Reading and Conference
ECN 592Research
ECN 593Applied Project
ECN 595Continuing Registration
ECN 599Thesis
ECN 790Reading and Conference
ECN 791Seminar
ECN 792Research
ECN 795Continuing Registration
ECN 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 590Reading and Conference
ECN 592Research
ECN 593Applied Project
ECN 595Continuing Registration
ECN 599Thesis
ECN 711Macroeconomic Analysis I
ECN 790Reading and Conference
ECN 791Seminar
ECN 792Research
ECN 795Continuing Registration
ECN 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 593Applied Project
ECN 595Continuing Registration
ECN 791Seminar
ECN 792Research
ECN 795Continuing Registration
ECN 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 791Seminar
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 711Macroeconomic Analysis I
ECN 791Seminar
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 791Seminar
ECN 795Continuing Registration
ECN 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 711Macroeconomic Analysis I
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 711Macroeconomic Analysis I
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 213Honors Macroeconomics
ECN 711Macroeconomic Analysis I

Work History

Arizona State University: 2011-present