Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo

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Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo
Occupation Executive Board Member
Employer European Central Bank
Location Madrid

Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo is an international economist. He was previously an executive board member of the European Central Bank (ECB). He stepped down from the position in 2012.[1]


Gonzalez-Paramo initially was a professor of Economics at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where he focused on fiscal policy and he economic effects of spending and taxation. From 1984-1995 he was an economic adviser to various financial institutions. He served as a member of the Governing Council of the Banco de España in 1994 and was appointed to its' Executive Board in 1998. In 2004, he joined the European Central Bank and has served there since.


Gonzalez-Paramo received his degree in Economics from Universidad Complutense, Madrid in 1980. In 1983 he earned a M.A. in Economics form Columbia University as well as a MPhil and Ph.D. in Economics from there in 1986.