Fields: International Trade
Natalia Ramondo received her BA in Economics from Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1997, her MA in Economics from Universidad Torcuato di Tella in 2000, and her PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2006. She was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Texas from 2006 to 2010, a Kenen Fellow at Princeton University in 2009-2010, and an Assistant Professor at Arizona State University from 2010 to 2013. In 2013, she became an Assistant Professor of Economics in the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California, San Diego, and was promoted to tenured Associate Professor in 2017. She joined the Department of Economics at BU in 2020. Ramondo is a trade economist whose research is focused broadly on issues of globalization, particularly with respect to the role of multinational firms. Ramondo is part of a new wave of economists using quantitative models and detailed datasets to understand the welfare gains (and losses) from various forms of economic openness. Her research is theoretically rigorous, timely, and relevant for policy.