Macroeconomics, Public Finance, Idiosyncratic Risk and Inequality, Applied Econometrics


Prof. Martin Lopez-Daneri joins the Economics Department at Temple University in the Fall of 2017, after working as a Research Associate in the USC-Dornsife Institute of New Economic Thinking at the University of Southern California. Previously, Prof. Lopez-Daneri worked at the Central Bank of Chile, the Ministry of Finance in Argentina (INDEC) and the private sector, and has been an invited Professor at the IAE Business School’s MBA Program (Argentina) for several years. His research is focused on Macroeconomics, particularly on public finance and the role that risks play on economic decisions, where he has studied and developed different ways to correctly characterize the idiosyncratic risks faced by economic agents.


Selected Publications

  • “NIT Picking: The Macroeconomic Effects of a Negative Income Tax.” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 68, July 2016, pp. 1-16.
  • “Heterogeneity and Government Revenues: Higher Taxes at the Top?” Joint work with Nezih Guner and Gustavo Ventura. Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 80, June 2016, pp. 69-85.

Courses Taught

  • ECON 8007: Macroeconomic Theory I (Graduate Course)
  • ECON 3502: Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis