Juan Rubio-Ramírez is the Charles Howard Chandler Professor of Economics at Emory College. Previously, he was Professor of Duke University and FEDEA, and Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (FRB) , Philadelphia and St. Louis. He has developed several Research Grants at the National Science Foundation and the University of Minnesota Supercomputer Institute. He has also authored several publications in academic journals including the American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and IMF Economic Review as well as working papers and other economic publications. He obtained a M.Sc. in Economics and Finance from CEMFI and a Pdh in Economics from the University of Minnesota.