Hugo Rodrguez Mendizbal



Hugo


Tenured Scientist, CSIC
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago, 1997
Personal Webpage
Hugo
hugo.rodriguez@iae.csic.es


Short Biography

Hugo Rodrguez Mendizbal joined the institute in 2006. He has previously been an assistant professor at the Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona. His main research area is Monetary Economics. In particular he has worked on the monetary transmission mechanism from two perspectives. On the one hand part of his work deals with understanding how changes in the interest rate affect economic activity. On the other hand he has also analyzed how the way monetary policy is implemented by central banks may influence the behavior of short term interest rates. Another research area is International Economics. He has worked on the analysis of exchange rate target zones and on evaluating the gains from monetary unions.