Carlos Urrutia received his PhD in Economics from University of Minnesota in 1998. His areas of interest are within the fields of Macroeconomics and International Economics. He has worked on the topics of income differences across countries, income distribution, intergenerational mobility, social security, business cycles in emerging economies and financial and labor market frictions. He is currently an editor for the Latin-American blog Foco Económico.
Prof. Urrutia has supervised several undergraduate theses at ITAM, in particular research projects based on quantitative dynamic general equilibrium models used to understand aggregate features of the Mexican economy and the impact of fiscal and monetary policies.
His webpage contains links to his publications and ongoing work.