Marta Bengoa is a senior fellow at OPEN. An economist with wide-ranging research interests that span migration, trade and foreign investment in China, Latin America and the Pacific, she is the Director of the Graduate Program in Economics at the Colin Powell School and an Associate Professor of International Economics at City University of New York (CCNY). Marta also serves as an External Research Fellow at the Institute of International Economics in the University Jaume I and University of Valencia in Spain. She has been visiting scholar and visiting professor at the Department of Economics at Columbia University, the Free Market Institute Foundation in Cape Town, the University of Costa Rica, the University Federico Santa María (Chile) and Universidad of Azuay (Ecuador). She has also collaborated with the World Bank and UN on projects about economic growth in Latin America and has conducted fieldwork for the AECI (Spanish International Cooperation Agency). Marta has published widely on the interaction between openness and growth, productivity and development. She is currently studying the interconnection between internal migration and health outcomes in China, which is conditioned on the use of the Hukou registration system. Other projects focus on quantifying the multilateral resistances to trade for intra-state flows in the US, the impact of bilateral investment agreements on Latin American foreign direct investment (FDI), and the trade diversion effects of non-tariff measures for Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries. Marta is Spanish and lives in New York. She tutors, pro bono, immigrants who lack the resources to go to school in maths and economics. She is a mentor to many women on a diverse array of issues. She is also a yogi and art lover who supports young local artists.