Margarita joined the School of Economics as a Lecturer in January 2013. Previously, she held a full-time position at the Bank of Spain. She has also worked as a visiting researcher at the US Federal Reserve, the Deutsche Bundesbank, the Central Bank of Luxembourg, the National Bank of Poland, the Bank of Lithuania and the International Monetary Fund. She obtained her PhD in Economics in 2008 at Boston College (USA) with a dissertation entitled: "Housing Markets, Business Cycles and Monetary Policy". She also holds an M.Sc. in Economics with Distinction at the University College London.
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Margarita's research fields are Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. Her research focuses on Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models with financial frictions. Her topics of interest include… read more
MARGARITA RUBIO and FANG YAO, 2020. Macroprudential Policies in a Low Interest-Rate Environment Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. 52(6), 1565-1591 MARGARITA RUBIO, RUBÉN HERNÁNDEZ-MURILLO, MICHAEL T. OWYANG, 2017. Clustered Housing Cycles Regional Science and Urban Economics. 66, 185-197 MARGARITA RUBIO, 2014. Housing-Market Heterogeneity in a Monetary Union Journal of International Money and Finance. 40(C), 163-184
MARGARITA RUBIO, 2011. Fixed- and variable-rate mortgages, business cycles, and monetary policy Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. 43(4), 657-688
Rubio, M., Unsal, F., (2017), Macroprudential Policy, Incomplete Information and Inequality : The case of Low-Income and Developing Countries, IMF Working Paper
Rubio,M., Yao, F., (2017), Macroprudential policies in a low interest-rate environment, RBNZ Working Paper
Margarita's research fields are Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. Her research focuses on Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models with financial frictions. Her topics of interest include housing markets, housing finance, and its interrelation with business cycles and monetary policy, as well as macroprudential policies and its effects on the real economy, financial stability and welfare.