Daniel Perez Ruiz

Daniel Perez Ruiz


Daniel is a PhD candidate in Economics at Leeds University Business School (LUBS). He holds a MSc in Economics from the LUBS, and an undergraduate degree in Economics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

His areas of research are exchange rate theory and policy; macroeconomic theory and policy; monetary economics; international economics; development economics; international finance; methodology; and applied econometrics. He has published on exchange rate policy taking Mexico as a case study, and his opinions have been published in La Jornada de Zacatecas (Mexico).

Daniel has collaborated on different research projects for the UNAM sponsored by the Support Program for Research and Technological Innovation. He has worked as a reseach assistant on two projects: fragilities and vulnerabilities of the Mexican economy and; the Mexican economic crisis and its repercussions on national security. He is currently collaborating on a project on the credit, banking dynamics and emerging financial markets: financialisation and development in the 21st century.

Daniel has worked as a teaching assistant at UNAM, where he lectured on Selected Topics in Macroeconomics (BSc Economics).


Research interests

Daniel's reseach focuses on developing an equilibrium approach to the real exchange rate. His thesis represents an effort to determine equilibrium real exchange rates that may be appropriate targets for policies in emerging markets.




  • MSc Economics. Leeds University Business School. University of Leeds. 2016.
  • BSc Economics. National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). 2013.

Research groups and institutes

  • Applied Institute for Research in Economics