Octavio Escobar is a Professor of Economics. He joined EM Normandie in 2020. He has a PhD in economics, awarded in 2009, and an accreditation to supervise research (HDR) from the Université de Paris Dauphine-PSL, awarded in 2020, focusing on the role of geography and institutions in economic performance. His research interests are the international economy, regional development and dynamics and the effects of adopting new technology. He has carried out various consultancy projects within the OECD during his career. He is the Academic Director of Track Strategy and Consulting.
Since 2020: academic director of consulting Track, EM Normandie
2018-2019: academic dean of the DBA program, Paris School of Business
2010-2019: associate prossor of economics, Paris School of Business
2010-2019: affiliate researcher, UMR 225-DIAL
2018-2019: lecturer, ESCP Europe
2010-2017: lecturer, Université Paris-Dauphine
2005-2010: research fellow and teaching assistant, Université Paris Dauphine-PSL