Rafael Lopez-Monti is an Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the George Washington University. He received his Ph.D. and M.Phil. in Economics from the George Washington University, an M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Warwick, and his Licentiate in Economics (a six-year program) with Magna Cum Laude Honors from the University of Buenos Aires. His research interests focus on macroeconomics, international finance, and monetary economics.
Prior to joining the faculty at GW, Dr. Lopez-Monti taught at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland-College Park, and the Catholic University of America.
Dr. Lopez-Monti has worked as Associate Economic Affairs Officer at the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. He has also been a consultant to the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank. In Argentina, he worked as an economist in the private sector and for the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses within the Ministry of Economy of the Nation.