Catalina Martinez Hernandez
School of Business and Economics
Research Associate & Ph.D. Candidate
Catalina Martínez-Hernández is a research associate at Freie Universität Berlin (FU Berlin) and a Ph.D. candidate at the DIW Graduate Center. In April 2018, she joined the team of Prof. Winkelmann and the DFG project “The Anchoring of Inflation Expectations” at FU Berlin. In her research, she focuses on studying the effects of conventional and unconventional monetary policy on prices and inflation expectations. Moreover, she also focuses on exploiting the information available in large and mixed-frequency data sets for obtaining accurate forecasts of key macroeconomic variables for the US and the euro area.
Before starting her PhD, she studied Economics in Guanajuato (Mexico), Pamplona (Spain) and Konstanz (Germany). During her doctoral studies, she was a CSWEP (Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession) research fellow at the Research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, sponsored by the American Economic Association. Moreover, she was a PhD trainee and worked as an external consultant at the European Central Bank.
Univariate Time Series (Tutorial, Master)
Applied Macroeconomics, Time Series Econometrics, Monetary Policy, Forecasting Methods
With D. Ventosa-Santaularia and D. Heres