Daniel Riera-Crichton – Chair of Economics

Associate Professor
Pettengill Hall, Room 273


Ph.D. in Economics, University of California Santa Cruz
M.A. in Econometrics, University Pompeu Fabra
B.A. in Economics, University Autonoma de Barcelona

Fields of interest: International Finance, Open Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics and Monetary Economics.

Curriculum Vitae

Professor Daniel Riera-Crichton received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California- Santa Cruz in 2007. Prior to his graduate studies in the US, he received his B.A. from the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona and M.A. from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.  Before arriving to Bates, Professor Riera-Crichton taught at Vassar College, University of California Santa Cruz and San Francisco State University. He also held research positions at the International Monetary Fund,  Cabezon Capital LLC,  and Barcelona Chamber of Commerce.

Since 2009, Riera-Crichton has collaborated with the World Bank (short term consultant), the Bank of Korea (visiting scholar) and Yonsei University (visiting faculty).

Professor Riera-Crichton’s research agenda addresses issues on Persistent Current Account Imbalances, International Fiscal Policy, Gross Capital Flows, Real Exchange Rates and International Reserves. Current active research includes papers exploring the economic consequences of fiscal policy world wide, global financial transmission mechanisms, the links between banking and external crises and the relationship between economic shocks and civil conflict

His current teaching fields include Principles of Macroeconomics, International Finance, and the World Economy, an introductory class to international economics.

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