Rodrigo Mariscal is the general director of economic planning at Mexico’s Ministry of Finance SHCP. He has worked at the Institute of International Finance, IMF’s Western Hemisphere Department, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the Central Bank of Mexico. Mr. Mariscal holds an M.A. in economics from El Colegio de Mexico. His research focuses on macroeconomics, with emphasis on the credibility of inflation regimes in Latin America, sovereign debt restructurings, and commodity prices. He has also worked on income distribution and labor productivity in North America.


  • General Director of Economic Planning (Jan 2019 – Present) Secretaria de Hacienda y Credito Publico (Mexico’s Ministry of Finance), Unit of Economic Planning of the Chief Economist, Mexico City, Mexico.

  • Senior Research Analyst (May 2018 – December 2018) Institute of International Finance, Economic Research Department, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • Research Analyst (March 2014 – March 2018) International Monetary Fund, Western Hemisphere Department, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • Research Consultant (March 2011 - February 2014) Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • Financial Researcher (March 2009 – February 2011) Central Bank of Mexico, Research Department, Directorate of Macroeconomic Analysis, Mexico City, Mexico.


Other collaborations

Mapping Income Polarization in the United States, IMF Blog (May 2018).

Global GVAR Modelling Database, GVAR data (2013 Vintage).