Maria del Rio-Chanona

PostDoc at the CSH

Maria del Rio-Chanona has been a James S. McDonnell Foundation (JSMF) postdoctoral fellow at the Complexity Science Hub since June 2021.


Maria has a PhD in mathematics from Oxford University, where she was part of the complexity economics group of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, Oxford Martin School. She has worked alongside international policy organizations, including the International Monetary Fund and the International Labour Organisation.


Her undergraduate studies were in physics at UNAM, Mexico.

Maria’s research draws from network science, natural language processing, as well as agent-based modeling and focuses on labor economics, the future of work, green transition, and the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Since December 2021, she has been a JSMF postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Growth Lab as well.