Ricardo Nunes is a Professor in the School of Economics at the University of Surrey. He graduated from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain) obtaining a MSc in Economics in 2003 and a PhD in Economics in 2007. After graduating he spent 10 years in the Federal Reserve System under various roles. In 2007 he joined the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, where he worked as an economist and senior economist. In 2014 he moved to the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston working as a senior economist and policy advisor. He has been a visiting researcher at several central banks. In February 2018 he was appointed to the Council of Economic Advisers to the Chancellor of the Exchequer. His main research is on monetary and fiscal policy. He has published in academic journals including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, and the Journal of the European Economic Association.