Diego Rodriguez Palenzuela is the Head of the Business Analysis Division, DG-Economics, European Central Bank (ECB). His responsibilities include Monitoring, analyzing and conducting studies from a monetary policy perspective on conjunctural and structural macroeconomic developments in the euro area and in the largest five economies, the demand components of GDP and the main sectors of the euro area. Organizing high level research and policy conferences on the euro area sectoral accounts and the analysis of Households and the Corporate Sector. He has a B.A. in Economics (Economía Cuantitativa) from Universidad Complutense (Madrid) and PhD, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.