Jorge Ramos Mercado
Economy and Finance Economy and Public Policy Economics
Research Professor at the Department of Finance and Business Economics
There are no solutions to the problems. Each policy entails exchanging costs for benefits.

Jorge Ramos Mercado's research focuses on dynamic information economics. He was a research associate at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College from 2014 to 2017 and a research assistant at the Center for Opportunity and Inclusive Growth at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis from 2019 to 2021. He has worked with multiple researchers on projects ranging from industrial organization and the implications of government programs on well-being. Within his teaching experience, he was an instructor of Industrial Organization and Cost-Benefit Analysis for undergraduate students at the University of Minnesota.


    PhD in Economics
    University of Minnesota Twin Cities

    BA in Economics
    University of Wisconsin–Madison

  1. Rutledge, Matthew, Steven Sass, and Jorge Ramos-Mercado, How Does Occupational Access for Older Workers Differ by Education?, Journal of Labor Research 38 (3), 2017: 283-305.
  2. Sass, Steven, Anek Belbase, Thomas Cooperider, and Jorge Ramos-Mercado, “What do Subjective Assessments of Financial Well-Being Reflect?, Journal of Personal Finance 14 (2), March 2015: 21-33.