Carlos Galindo

Carlos Galindo


United Kingdom, London

Educational experience

  • City University of New York, CUNY

    Master of Arts degree in Economics

  • City University London, UK

    Financial Economics, Diploma

  • TLC, Oxford University

    Specialist course in Unobserved Components Time Series Econometrics

  • TLC, Oxford University

    Econometrics Summer School. Oxford, UK Specialist course in Econometric Forecasting and Volatility Modelling

  • City University of New York, Baccalaureate Program

    Dual Bachelor of Science in Stochastic Methods in Finance/Economics

Work experience

  • EMCR

    Expert (volunteer) — 4 years 3 months

  • Deutsche Bank AG, London, UK

    Economist, Global Markets Research, CEEMEA — 1 year 5 months

  • Bank of America Merrill-Lynch

    Analyst, European economics team — 1 year 5 months

  • Econocapital LTD

    Director of EM Macro Research — 1 year 8 months

  • Moore Europe Capital Management LLP

    Consultant —  2 months

  • LatAM Ag Research University

    REU Consultant (Pro bono) — 3 years 4 months

I can help with

• International macroeconomic research (EM & DM)
• Report writing & analytics
• Global markets watch
• Business cycle modelling
• Big data and econometrics
• Nowcasting and forecasting
• Modelling and simulation
• Global inflation prediction
• EM central bank watch

* About me:

Practical and highly motivated research professional and team player with a track record in international macroeconomic research, market & financial analysis and end-to-end solutions. Solid academic background with experience in delivering timely, concise and opportune research and intelligence. Differentiating experience and expertise includes deep understanding of EM & DM characteristics with ability to pivot between different countries and regions. History of academic and market research collaborations with renowned teams at buy and sell side firms. Proven ability to multitask and manage projects with conflicting deadlines. Bilingual in Spanish and English.

** More about Me:

Carlos Galindo is an economist with experience in both sell side and buy side firms.

Carlos has taken a keen interest in global macro issues, such as tracking global growth and inflation. For example, he has implemented a framework for assessing current economic conditions of the global EM business cycle, and co-authored recurrent reports on big-picture EM growth developments. In addition, he has helped develop a framework to asses underlying inflationary pressures in Emerging Markets, using data from 87 EM countries, together with global food and other commodity prices, with mixed frequencies, while implementing novel methods of variable selection for dynamic factor models.

In his last post at a large investment bank, he joined the Emerging Markets research team, a group responsible for coverage of global macro, local rates, foreign exchange and credit.

He was responsible for co-authoring flagship macro weekly and monthly publications, helping craft timely assessments of macroeconomic developments in specific parts of the local EM compound, with special emphasis on monetary policy, economic activity drivers, balance of payments, inflation, debt dynamics, foreign exchange and macro-relevant political developments.

Carlos has successfully covered an ample spectrum of tasks, from briefing in macro morning calls, to client facing, to research writing, to the development and application of rigorous quantitative techniques, extracting signals and generating predictions with consequences for asset trading.

Currently he’s working on developing methods of variable selection for now-casting models; continues to adapt small semi-structural, forward-looking dynamic models for small open economies; and is developing robust methods that give early turning point signals in a variety of macro and financial settings.

In addition to that, he continues to explore, adapt and learn new quantitative techniques, and keeps abreast with new developments in the fields of macroeconomic theory, time series, forecasting, big data analysis and more.

Carlos holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the City College of New York, CUNY. He has published research in peer-reviewed journals and is the recipient of numerous scholarships and academic awards.

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