University of Texas, Austin
Andres Drenik is an economist specializing in macroeconomics and international finance. He is currently an assistant professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin. Previously, Drenik was an assistant professor at Columbia University, a visiting scholar at New York University’s Stern School of Business, and a visitor at Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance. His research focuses on a range of topics, including pricing behavior in foreign currency in emerging economies, the impact of currency choice in domestic contracts on optimal monetary policy, and the redistributive effects of exchange rate policies. His recent research on macro-labor economics explores the dynamics of labor markets after nominal devaluations, the international price of remote work, and the effects of wage rigidities on labor market flows. Drenik earned his B.A. and M.A. in economics from Universidad de San Andrés in Argentina in 2006 and went on to complete his Ph.D. in economics at Stanford University in 2016.