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Xavier Freixas Dargallo

Xavier Freixas Dargallo

Emeritus Professor UPF
Academic Director

Xavier Freixas Dargallo is a Doctor in Economics from the University of Toulouse. He is Academic Director and professor of the Master's Degree in Finance and Banking and the Postgraduate Degree in Digital Banking and Big Data at the UPF Barcelona School of Management.

He is a Professor of the Department of Economics and Business at Universitat Pompeu Fabra of which he has been Director of the Department of Economy and Business, and member of the Academy of Europe, section Economics Business and Management Sciences. His research areas are banking, banking regulation, systemic risk and financial contagion.

UPF Research

  • Finance & Control

  • Doctor, Social and Legal Sciences, Economics, management and health sciences


  • Master in Finance and Banking


  • Master in Finance and Banking

  • Academic Director - UPF Barcelona School of Management
  • Faculty - UPF Barcelona School of Management
  • Faculty - Université de Tolouse

Actividad Investigadora y transferencia

  • FREIXAS DARGALLO, X. (2021). Public Development Banks and Credit Market Imperfections. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.
  • FREIXAS DARGALLO, X. (2021). Optimal macroprudential policy and rational bubbles. Journal of Financial Intermediation.
  • FREIXAS DARGALLO, X. (2018). Credit Growth, Rational Bubbles and Economic Efficiency. Comparative Economic Studies.
  • FREIXAS DARGALLO, X., LAEVEN, L., PEYDRÓ, J. -L. (2015). Systemic Risk, Crises, and Macroprudential Regulation. MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Estados Unidos.