Dr Ruben Martinez Cardenas

Job: Senior lecturer

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0) 116 257 7403

E: ruben.martinezcardenas@dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

I am an economist working on economic design, financial intermediation and the digital economy. I am interested in both theoretical and applied work. I am currently involved in a research project on Digital Banking for Social Sustainable Development.

Research group affiliations

The Institute for Sustainable Economics

Research interests/expertise

Economic design, digital economy, financial intermediation

Areas of teaching

Microeconomics, financial intermediation, economic design, digital economy


  • PhD Economics, University of York
  • MA Economics and Public Policy, Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey
  • BA Economics, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon

Courses taught

Developments in Advanced Microeconomics, Economics Dissertation, International Trade Theory and Policy


Digital Banking for Social Sustainable Development

Consultancy work

Credit analysis and scoring, market and consumer analysis, sectoral and industrial analysis

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