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


Ivan Mendieta-Muñoz is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Utah, where he has been a faculty member since 2016. His main research and teaching interests are in the areas of macroeconomics, monetary economics, and (classical and Bayesian) time series econometrics. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics and an M.S. in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Kent (Canterbury, England).

Professor Mendieta-Muñoz has received various awards, honors, and grants for his academic work, including a Superior Teaching Award from the University of Utah's College of Social and Behavioral Science (CSBS) and a Best Paper Award at the 21st International Network for Economic Research (INFER) Annual Conference (Brussels, Belgium). He has published more than twenty articles in refereed journals in economics such as Economics Letters, the Journal of Economic Surveys, the Journal of Post Keynesian EconomicsMacroeconomic DynamicsMetroeconomica, 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, Regional Studies, the Review of Radical Political Economics, and the Review of Social Economy, among others.