Jonathan Garita

Jonathan Garita

Research Economist

Central Bank of Costa Rica

I am research economist at the Central Bank of Costa Rica and lecturer at the University of Costa Rica. I hold a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. My research interests lie in the intersection between macroeconomics, labor, and industrial organization. My recent work investigates the effect of minimum wage policies on firms.

Interests

  • Macro-Labor Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Industrial Organization

Education

  • PhD in Economics, 2016-2021

    University of Texas at Austin

  • MSc. in Economics, 2018

    University of Texas at Austin

  • BSc. in Economics, 2012

    University of Costa Rica

Research

Teaching

I teach the following courses at the University of Costa Rica. Check MediaciĆ³n Virtual for more material and announcements.

  • EC-3301: International Macroeconomics (In spanish)
  • EC-2012: Macro-Labor Economics (In spanish)

Contact

  • 2225 Speedway BRB 1.116, C3100, Austin, TX 78712
  • DM Me