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Arantxa Jarque

Senior Policy Economist

Arantxa Jarque is a senior policy economist in the Research Department and serves as associate director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s Center for Advancing Women in Economics. She also manages the Research Assistant (RA) program and the summer undergraduate internship program. 

Jarque's research interests include dynamic contract theory, banking and corporate governance. She has published in the Journal of Economic Theory and the Review of Economic Dynamics

As part of her efforts to promote widespread access to economics, Jarque helped launch the Richmond Fed’s annual Diverse Economics conference (known as DivEc), which exposes undergraduate students to the diverse people and careers within economics. Her roles with the RA and intern programs, as well as her work with the Research Department’s doctoral student interns, have given her valuable insight into the perspectives of early career economists and the importance of providing information and mentoring. 

Jarque joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in September 2009 after serving as an assistant professor of economics at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and at Universidad de Alicante in Spain. She earned her doctorate from the University of Rochester.

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