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 research assistant on two projects: fragilities and vulnerabilities of the Mexican economy and; the Mexican economic crisis and its repercussions on national security. He has collaborated on a project on the credit, banking dynamics and emerging financial markets: financialisation and development in the 21st century. He is currently collaborating on a project on finance and its implications for development.

Daniel has taught different subjects at the undergraduated level. At UNAM, he taught a module called Selected Topics in Macroeconomics (as a teaching assistant). At LUBS, he taught the seminars for the module Economic Controversies (as a module assistant). At Leeds Trinity University, he taught Intermediate Microeconomics and Intermediate Macroeconomics (as a visiting lecturer). 



Research interests

Daniel's research focuses on developing an equilibrium approach to the exchange rate. His thesis represents an effort to determine equilibrium 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