Marina Mendes Tavares

Last Updated: August 21, 2019

Marina Mendes Tavares

Marina Mendes Tavares is an Economist in the Research Department (RES) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Prior to join RES, Marina led the working group on the interconnections between macroeconomic policy and inequality under IMF-DFID Collaboration. This group has developed the “Macroeconomic and Distributional Analysis Toolkit” that has been used extensively at the Fund to operationalize inequality in surveillance and program countries. Ms. Tavares research interests include macroeconomics, public finance and inequality. Prior to joining the Fund Ms. Tavares worked as an assistant professor at Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) and she holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Minnesota.

Personal WebPage: https://sites.google.com/site/mmtecon/

Fluent In: Portuguese, Spanish.

Education:

Ph.D. in Economics, University Of Minnesota, 2018

M.A. in Economics, Univeristy of Minnesota, 2013

M.A. in Math, National Institute for Pure and Applied Math (IMPA), 2010

B.A. in Economics, The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ), 2003


Previous Experience:

Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM), Assistant Professor, 2011-2013


Teaching:

November 2018, Instructor to the Internal Economics Training Course: The Application of the Heterogeneous Agent Model (HAM) in Policy Analysis, IMF

May 2018, Instructor to the Internal Economics Training Course: The Application of the Heterogeneous Agent Model (HAM) in Policy Analysis, IMF

November 2017, Instructor to the Internal Economics Training Course: The Application of the Heterogeneous Agent Model (HAM) in Policy Analysis, IMF

Fall 2013, Instructor to Seminar in Macroeconomics (join with Tim Kehoe), ITAM

Fall 2013, Instructor to Advanced Macroeconomics, ITAM

Spring 2012, Instructor to Topics in Macroeconomics (Graduate Level), ITAM

IMF Books and Working Papers:

Gender and Employment in the COVID-19 Recession: Evidence on “She-cessions” , Working Paper No. 2021/095 , March 31, 2021

Rising Corporate Market Power : Emerging Policy Issues , Staff Discussion Notes No. 2021/001 , March 15, 2021

Rising Corporate Market Power : Emerging Policy Issues , Staff Discussion Notes No. 2021/001 , March 15, 2021

COVID-19 She-Cession: The Employment Penalty of Taking Care of Young Children , Working Paper No. 2021/058 , March 04, 2021

Women in the Labor Force : The Role of Fiscal Policies , Staff Discussion Notes No. 20/03 , February 16, 2020

A Quantitative Analysis of Female Employment in Senegal , Working Paper No. 19/241 , November 08, 2019

Informality and Gender Gaps Going Hand in Hand , Working Paper No. 19/112 , May 23, 2019

The Macroeconomic and Distributional Implications of Fiscal Consolidations in Low-income Countries , Working Paper No. 18/146 , June 13, 2018

The Distribution of Gains from Globalization , Working Paper No. 18/54 , March 13, 2018

Macro-Structural Policies and Income Inequality in Low-Income Developing Countries , Staff Discussion Notes No. 17/01 , January 26, 2017

IMF Occasional Papers, Pamphlets, and Special Issues Papers

Macro-Structural Policies and Income Inequality in Low-Income Developing Countries, SDN, 17/01

iMFdirect Blog Posts

Chart of the Week: Distribution of Globalization’s Gains

Marina Mendes Tavares

Marina Mendes Tavares is an Economist in the Research Department (RES) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Prior to join RES, Marina led the working group on the interconnections between macroeconomic policy and inequality under IMF-DFID Collaboration. This group has developed the “Macroeconomic and Distributional Analysis Toolkit” that has been used extensively at the Fund to operationalize inequality in surveillance and program countries. Ms. Tavares research interests include macroeconomics, public finance and inequality. Prior to joining the Fund Ms. Tavares worked as an assistant professor at Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) and she holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Minnesota.

Personal WebPage: https://sites.google.com/site/mmtecon/

Fluent In: Portuguese, Spanish.

Education:

Ph.D. in Economics, University Of Minnesota, 2018

M.A. in Economics, Univeristy of Minnesota, 2013

M.A. in Math, National Institute for Pure and Applied Math (IMPA), 2010

B.A. in Economics, The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ), 2003


Previous Experience:

Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM), Assistant Professor, 2011-2013


Teaching:

November 2018, Instructor to the Internal Economics Training Course: The Application of the Heterogeneous Agent Model (HAM) in Policy Analysis, IMF

May 2018, Instructor to the Internal Economics Training Course: The Application of the Heterogeneous Agent Model (HAM) in Policy Analysis, IMF

November 2017, Instructor to the Internal Economics Training Course: The Application of the Heterogeneous Agent Model (HAM) in Policy Analysis, IMF

Fall 2013, Instructor to Seminar in Macroeconomics (join with Tim Kehoe), ITAM

Fall 2013, Instructor to Advanced Macroeconomics, ITAM

Spring 2012, Instructor to Topics in Macroeconomics (Graduate Level), ITAM

IMF Books and Working Papers:

Gender and Employment in the COVID-19 Recession: Evidence on “She-cessions” , Working Paper No. 2021/095 , March 31, 2021

Rising Corporate Market Power : Emerging Policy Issues , Staff Discussion Notes No. 2021/001 , March 15, 2021

Rising Corporate Market Power : Emerging Policy Issues , Staff Discussion Notes No. 2021/001 , March 15, 2021

COVID-19 She-Cession: The Employment Penalty of Taking Care of Young Children , Working Paper No. 2021/058 , March 04, 2021

Women in the Labor Force : The Role of Fiscal Policies , Staff Discussion Notes No. 20/03 , February 16, 2020

A Quantitative Analysis of Female Employment in Senegal , Working Paper No. 19/241 , November 08, 2019

Informality and Gender Gaps Going Hand in Hand , Working Paper No. 19/112 , May 23, 2019

The Macroeconomic and Distributional Implications of Fiscal Consolidations in Low-income Countries , Working Paper No. 18/146 , June 13, 2018

The Distribution of Gains from Globalization , Working Paper No. 18/54 , March 13, 2018

Macro-Structural Policies and Income Inequality in Low-Income Developing Countries , Staff Discussion Notes No. 17/01 , January 26, 2017

IMF Occasional Papers, Pamphlets, and Special Issues Papers

Macro-Structural Policies and Income Inequality in Low-Income Developing Countries, SDN, 17/01

iMFdirect Blog Posts

Chart of the Week: Distribution of Globalization’s Gains

Publications in Journals (Refereed)

"Firing Costs, Misallocation, and Aggregate Productivity" with Jose-Maria Da-Rocha and Diego Restuccia, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2019

Publications in Books and Conference Volumes

"Globalization and Inclusive Growth: Can They Go Hand in Hand in Developing Countries?", with Rupa Duttagupta, Sandra Lizarazo, and Angelica Martinez Levya in Getting Globalization Right, edited by Luigi Paganetto, 2018, Pages 265-288. Springer

Other Published Materials

"How income gains from globalisation are distributed", with Valentin Lang, VOXEU, 2018