Clàudia is a Lead Economist in the International Economies & Markets Department. She has a PhD in Economics from Columbia University and a Master in Economics from the same university as well as Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Before joining CaixaBank she worked as a Research Assistant at Columbia University and at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and also as an Assistant Professor at Columbia University and Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Her areas of study include international trade and macroeconomics, with particular emphasis on the US and emerging economies (Asia and Latin America). Her research has been published in the Journal of Development Economics and the Bank of Spain, among others. She is the coordinator of Pulso Económico Semanal and CaixaBank Research's podcast.