Laurent Pauwels

Research Scholar Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: PhD Geneva Graduate Institute

Research Areas: Statistical modeling; forecasting; financial risk; global value chains; international macroeconomics

Laurent Pauwels is a Research Scholar in Economics at NYU Abu Dhabi. He has earned his PhD in International Economics from the Geneva Graduate Institute. His research interests include statistical modeling, forecasting, econometrics, financial risk, global value chains, and international macroeconomics. Presently, Pauwels's work focuses on evaluating the impact of risks, interdependence, exposure, and shock propagation in macroeconomic networks and global value chains. Additionally, he is involved in developing forecasting methods applied to financial data. His academic work is published in journals such as Economic Policy, the Journal of International Money and Finance, and the International Journal of Forecasting. His research has been cited in media outlets, including The Economist, Bloomberg, El País, and the Australian Financial Review.

Before joining NYU Abu Dhabi, he held positions in Business Analytics at the University of Sydney Business School, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. He has also consulted for policy institutions, including the European Central Bank, the National Bank of Belgium, and the UN University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies.