Currently professor of economics at New York University, Ricardo Lagos joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis as a consultant in 1998, 2012, 2014, and 2016. In previous years he worked at the Minneapolis Fed as a visiting scholar and a senior economist. He has also been a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of Cleveland, New York, Philadelphia, and St. Louis.
Ricardo received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997. He has worked as a lecturer (UK equivalent of assistant professor) in the Department of Economics at the London School of Economics, has taught courses in labor and monetary economics at Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia) and the University of Tokyo, and is a regular visiting professor at Universidad Di Tella (Argentina). His research interests are in macroeconomics, with emphasis on monetary and labor economics.
Ricardo’s research has been published in several journals, including American Economic Review, Econometrica, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Political Economy, and Review of Economic Studies. He has served as associate editor of Economica, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Monetary Economics, and Review of Economic Dynamics. He has served as editor of the Journal of Economic Theory and associate editor of Economica, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Monetary Economics, and Review of Economic Dynamics.