Prof. Roberto Rigobon

Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Management
Professor of Applied Economics

Primary DLC

MIT Sloan School of Management

MIT Room: E62-685

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Applied Economics
Banking
Bitcoin
Corporate Governance
Currency
Data Analysis
Data Mining
Debt Ceiling
Emerging Markets
Exchange Rates
Fiscal Austerity
Fiscal Cliff
Interest Rates
International Economics
International Trade
Macroeconomics
Managerial Economics
Monetary Policy
Offshoring
Oil
Online Deedback Mechanisms
Optimal Control
Outsourcing
Pricing
Recession
Social Media
Social Security
Statistics
Stochastic Modeling
Sustainability
Tax Reforms
Technological innovation
Technology Transfer
Trade Policy
Unemployment

Research Summary

Professor Rigobon is an excellent source on international economics, monetary economics, and development economics. In international economics, Rigobon focuses on the causes of balance-of-payments crises, financial crises, and the propagation of them across countries. In monetary economics he has studied how the Federal Reserve changes its interest rate policy when there are shocks to the stock market.

Recent Work