Mario Gonzalez

October 07, 2013

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Mario Gonzalez

Mario Gonzalez is a PhD student at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His research interests are the interaction between macroeconomics and finance, monetary policy and international finance. He has worked in the Central Bank of Chile since 2009, where he has forecasted Chilean short-term inflation. He has also monitored the development of the financial markets, both Chilean and international, with special focus on the dynamics of the exchange rates. 

In his research experience he has examined the effect of the financial conditions on growth in Chile, the dynamics of the exchange rate in Chile and deviations from its fundamentals, and the comovements of financial markets.

Previously he worked as an economist in an investment brokerage firm where he forecasted Chilean economic variables, and monitored the banking system in Chile.