• Assistant Professor, Economics Department

Research Summary

My current research agenda focuses on two projects. The first one consists in studying the interactions between business cycles, economic growth, income distribution dynamics, and the structure of financial systems. The second one explores new econometric models and methods that separate permanent from cyclical movements in macroeconomic variables.


  • B.Sc. in Economics, Faculty of Economics, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
  • M.Sc. in Economics and Econometrics, School of Economics, University of Kent
  • Ph.D. in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent


Ivan Mendieta-Muñoz is Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Utah. He received his Ph.D. in Economics in 2016 and his M.Sc. in Economics and Econometrics in 2012 from the School of Economics at the University of Kent (Canterbury, England)His main research and teaching interests are in the areas of macroeconomics, monetary economics, and (classical and Bayesian) time series econometrics. Before joining the University of Utah in 2016, he worked at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London, the University of Kent, and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). 

Professor Mendieta-Muñoz has received various awards, honors, and grants for his academic work. He has published more than twenty articles in refereed journals in economics such as Economics Letters, the International Review of Applied Economics, the Journal of Economic Surveys, the Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Metroeconomica, the Review of Income & Wealth, and Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics. His research has also been published in interdisciplinary academic journals such as Competition & Change, the Monthly Review, Regional Studies, the Review of Radical Political Economics, and the Review of Social Economy.