Ricardo Lagos is currently Professor of Economics at New York University. His research interests are in macroeconomics, with emphasis on monetary and financial economics. Ricardo's research has been published in several journals, including American Economic ReviewEconometricaInternational Economic ReviewJournal of Economic TheoryJournal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and BankingJournal of Political Economy, and Review of Economic Studies. He has served as Editor of the Journal of Economic Theory and Associate Editor of Economica, Journal of Economic TheoryJournal of Monetary Economics, and Review of Economic Dynamics.

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, and as a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He has taught Ph.D. courses in monetary economics at Indiana University, Princeton University, Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia), University of Minnesota, University of Tokyo, and Yale University, and is a regular Visiting Professor at Universidad Di Tella (Argentina). Ricardo has been a Visiting Scholar at the Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve Banks of Cleveland, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, and St. Louis.