UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose


Patricia Pino Argumedo

Patricia Pino Argumedo is a PhD candidate at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

Patricia has worked as a consultant, researcher, and educational content creator. She attended King’s College London as a postgraduate where she obtained an MSc (with distinction) in Economics and Finance. Prior to this she also received an MEng (First class honours) in Mechanical Engineering from Cardiff University and has over 15 years of experience practicing engineering in the commercial sector, specialising in the Built Environment and Sustainability.
Patricia’s research interests focus on inflation, and the development of practical tools to assist policymakers with decision making. Within her research, she seeks to combine engineering methodologies for application in economics.

Other interests include:

  • Contending theories of value and the origins of money.
  • Methods to account for uncertainty in macroeconomic models.
  • The political economy of climate change policy.
  • Increasing the role of democracy in economic policy.