Pablo Kurlat is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Stanford University. His main area of research is macroeconomic theory. His research on business cycles examines the role of information asymmetries in propagating macroeconomic outcomes. His research on liquidity focuses on the role of expertise in determining asset prices, gains from trade and the response of the economy to financial shocks. His research on monetary policy studies the role of banks in transmitting changes to monetary policy to the economy. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT and a BA in Economics from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.