Jose Ursua is a global economist at Goldman Sachs, where he has worked on a wide range of topics in macroeconomics and finance. Among these, he has contributed to his teams work on BRICs projections, cross-country growth comparisons, economic stagnations, impact of uncertainty shocks, public debt build-ups, post-housing bust recoveries, pricing of disaster risk, and the Olympics and Economics, among many others.His research has been published in prestigious academic journals, and he has contributed to editorial pieces in the Wall Street Journal and other media outlets. Mr. Ursua received a PhD in Economics from Harvard University, and holds BAs in Economics and Law from ITAM, in Mexico, where he also worked as an economist at the Central Bank and at the Finance Ministry.
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