Claudia Robles-Garcia

Claudia Robles-Garcia
Assistant Professor, Finance
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Research Interests

  • Household Finance
  • Banking
  • Industrial Organization


Claudia Robles-Garcia is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Robles-Garcia earned a B.A. in economics from the University Carlos III of Madrid and a Masters in economics and finance from the Center for Monetary and Financial Studies. Subsequently, she received a PhD in economics from the London School of Economics and worked as a research analyst at the UK Financial Conduct Authority.

Her main areas of research are household finance, industrial organization and banking. In recent work, she studies the role of intermediaries as expert advisors and how their remuneration schemes can affect market outcomes. She is interested in issues related to financial intermediation and regulation, and the interaction of vertical relations with firm pricing decisions.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Economics, London School of Economics, 2019
  • MRes in Economics, London School of Economics, 2014-2016
  • Masters in Economics and Finance, CEMFI, 2012-2014
  • BA in Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2008-2012

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Finance, Stanford GSB, 2019-present
  • Research Analyst, UK Financial Conduct Authority, 2016-2019

Awards and Honors

  • AQR Top Finance Graduate Award, 2019
  • Fellowship for Graduate Studies, LaCaixa Foundation, 2018-2019
  • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Postgraduate Scholarship, 2014-2018
  • National Award Best Graduate, 2012 Cohort, Spanish Ministry of Education, 2014
  • Valedictorian at UC3M, 2012 Cohort
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship, Government of Madrid, 2009-2012

Working Papers

Deposit Withdrawals
Claudia Robles-Garcia, NIkos Artavanis, Daniel Paravisini, Amit Seru, Margarita Tsoutsoura2019


Degree Courses


This course discusses empirical aspects of major topics in corporate finance, household and consumer finance, housing, banking, financial regulation as well as political economy. The course is designed for students doing their PhD in finance,...

Stanford University Affiliations

Stanford GSB

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