MANUEL MONGE is Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Business Administration at Francisco de Vitoria University (UFV). He is Ph.D. in Economics and Business Administration from University of Navarra, Spain. He holds a M.Sc. in Economics and Finance from University of Navarra. He was an intern at OPEC in the Energy Studies Department (Research Division) during the Spring 2017. He was a Visiting Research Scholar at University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) under the supervision of Prof. Jesús Fernández-Villaverde during the Fall 2016. He has attended various Postgraduate Courses at Banque de France, University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), London School of Economics (LSE) and Pompeu Fabra University. He is interested in Macrofinance, Econometric Modeling, Applied Econometrics, Time Series Analysis, Analysis of Commodities, Asset Pricing.