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Research interests

Aida is an economist 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.

Aida's research is concentrated on the labour market, technological change, AI skills, skill gaps in the UK, innovation and productivity disparities.

She has researched the labour market during Covid-19, the impact of Brexit,  and the intangible economy in OECD countries. 

Aida works with Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models, applied econometrics, and, more recently, with machine learning applications.

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



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, labour market, technological change, digitalisation, AI skills.

Teaching interests

Aida lectures at the Advanced Quantitative Methods at the 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; machine learning applications; 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, Essays on Macroprudential Policies Global Financial Spillovers and Immigration, University of York

1 Oct 201410 Dec 2018

Award Date: 10 Mar 2019

Economics, Master of Economics, Instruments of Monetary Policy in Mexico, 1996 – 2010: An Econometric Analysi, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Award Date: 19 Jun 2012

Economics, Bachelor of Economics, Monetary Policy and Pass-through of Exchange Rate in Canada, US, and Mexico: An Analysis of Cointegration and GMM, 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


  • economics
  • digitalisation
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • technological change
  • macroeconomics
  • macroprudential policies


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