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Rodrigo Barria

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Research Interests

  • International Finance, Asset Pricing, Market Microstructure and Macro-Finance Modeling.
  • Applied Econometrics.

Professional Experience

  • 2015 - 2019: Financial Economist, Financial Markets Division, Central Bank of Chile, Chile.
  • 2013 - 2015: Associate in Financial Engineering, Allianz Global Investors, Germany.
  • 2012 - 2013: Market Risk Control Analyst, Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank (DZ Bank), Germany.
  • 2007 - 2009: Investment Analyst / Trader (Fixed Income), LarrainVial, Chile.


  • 2019 - Exp 1Q2024: PhD in Finance and Econometrics, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK.
  • 2009-2011: MSc Quantitative Economics, University of Frankfurt, Germany.
  • 2001-2006: BSc and Diploma in Industrial Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica, Chile.

Current Research

  • Ambiguity, Trading Volume and Liquidity
  • Mispricing in Inflation Markets (with Gabor Pinter)
  • Asset Prices Around FOMC Meetings
  • Analyzing the Economic Outcomes of Peer Effects
(with Alejandro Bernales, Javier Peters, Marcela Valenzuela, Miguel Valenzuela and Ilknur Zer)

Computer Skills

  • Programming in Python, Matlab, R, Stata, VBA, Java, C++
  • Databases (SQL Server, MySQL, NoSQL, Xenomorph TimeScape)
  • Bloomberg Terminal, Bloomberg PORT, Bloomberg FTP Automation.
  • Murex Terminal (Risk Control), and Intex (MBS and CDO Cashflow Analytics)
  • Experience working with High Frequency TAQ Data (Trade and Quote TICK Data)
  • Experience working with MiFID transaction data



Contact details

Finance Group

Warwick Business School
The University of Warwick