Economist Emilio Ontiveros dies at 74

The Professor of Economics Emilio Ontiveros (Ciudad Real, 1948) has died this Monday at the age of 74 in the city of Madrid, Cadena Ser reported, one of the communication media where he collaborated in his informative facet. Founder and President of Afi (International Financial Analysts)He has written many books. The last one, 'Excesses. Threats to global prosperity' (Planeta, 2019).

Ontiveros, born in 1948, was Emeritus Professor of Economics at the Autonomous University of Madrid, where he was Vice-Rector for four years.

In 1987, he founded Analistas Financieros Internacionales (Afi), a firm dedicated to consulting and independent training focused on the economy, finance and technology, with more than 200 professionals today. Ontiveros has been the president of the company until his death.

Among his works, he signed 'The rescue', with Ignacio Escolar, director of elDiario.es (Editorial Aguilar, 2013); 'The intelligent saver' (with David Cano. Espasa, 2014); He participated in works by international economists, such as the prologue to Thomas Piketty's book 'Capital of the 21st Century' (Editorial RBA, 2015), and his latest book was 'Excesses. Threats to global prosperity' (Planeta, 2019).

He directed the Economics collection of H.Blume Ediciones and was director of the Economists Magazine (Colegio Economistas Madrid) from its foundation in 1983 until December 2011, among other publications.

He was appointed in July 2020 as a member of the Economic Affairs Advisory Council of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation, led by Nadia Calviño.

From the economic world, several professionals have celebrated the figure of Ontiveros and his role as "professor" in this area of ​​knowledge at the national level.

Emilio Ontiveros, a great economist, a great person, a great friend, has passed away.
It will remain in our memory.

— EFC (@EcoEFC) August 1, 2022

I'm so sorry. Shocked and sad. A big hug to family and close friends.

The prestigious economist Emilio Ontiveros dies at the age of 74 https://t.co/Tm6TwGNSFk via @Laser

– Unai Sordo (@UnaiSordo) August 1, 2022

Still shocked by the news. Emilio Ontiveros, lucid mind, great communicator, better person. I was lucky enough to frequently interact with him in recent years, always to learn. We will miss you, Emily. https://t.co/HMPtyfCpFx

– Natalia Fabra (@NataliaFabra) August 1, 2022

Emilio was a companion, a partner, and above all a teacher. The Spanish economy loses one of the largest. Very sad. https://t.co/8k4HtGzjJl via @Laser

– J Moisés Martín 🇪🇺 🇺🇳 (@jmoisesmartin) August 1, 2022

▶️He gave me an International Economics class at the @UAM_Madrid
▶️ He was always a Sensible Economist and Involved in improving things... a "rare bird" in the current ecosystem...
▶️We will miss you...Teacher...😢...RIPhttps://t.co/XqvZIvRlnF

– JI Conde-Ruiz 🇪🇺 🇺🇦 (@conderuiz) August 1, 2022



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