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Research interests

Aida is a macroeconomist and researcher at the Institute for Policy Research. She is part of the Made Smarter Innovation: Centre for People-led Digitalisation at the University of Bath. She attained her PhD Economics from the University of York in 2019; previously, she obtained an MSc in Economics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). 

She has worked as a consultant on projects funded by the Mexican government, the United Nations and the World Bank, where she focused on the evaluation of financial inclusion, financial education, and the forecasts of macroeconomic aggregates.

 

Aida's research agenda includes the labour market, innovation and technological change; Brexit, supply chains and migration. Aida has conducted research on macroprudential and monetary policies in advanced and emerging economies. And her research interests rest in political economy topics, inequality and growth regimes. 

Aida works with Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models, applied econometrics, and more recently, she has embarked on machine learning algorithms.

 

Aida is interested in multidisciplinary and joined projects related to her fields of study. 

 

 

"My sleepless nights are dedicated to the impact of new technologies, robotization and technological progress on the labour market, inequality and people's lives." 

 

 

 

Willing to supervise doctoral students

macroeconomic dynamics, tecnological change, migration.

Teaching interests

Aida lectures at the Advanced Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences MRes programme. 

  • AQM 1 – Experimental and Quasi-experimental Quantitative Methods for Social Sciences
  • AQM2 – Advanced Modelling Techniques for Social Sciences

 

Other teaching interests: Applied econometrics and statistics; economic theory: macroeconomics and principles of economics.  

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Doctor of Philosophy, University of York

1 Oct 201410 Dec 2018

Award Date: 10 Mar 2019

Economics, Master of Economics, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Award Date: 19 Jun 2012

Economics, Bachelor of Economics, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Award Date: 13 Jun 2008

Applied Statistics, Research Institute of Applied Mathematics and Systems, (UNAM)

31 Aug 201230 Jul 2013

Keywords

  • economics
  • digitalisation
  • migration
  • technological change
  • macroprudential policies

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