A PDF version of my vita is available here.
PRESENT AND PAST APPOINTMENTS
2016 - present Principal Economist, Federal Reserve Board, Division of Monetary Affairs
2015 - 2016 Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Board, Division of Monetary Affairs
2011 - 2015 Economist, Federal Reserve Board, Division of Monetary Affairs
FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION
Macroeconomics, Financial Economics, Applied Econometrics
Ph.D., Economics, 2011
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Dissertation: Essays on Macro-Finance
Committee Chairperson: Professor Lawrence J. Christiano
Other Committee Members: Professor Giorgio Primiceri, Dr. Luca Benzoni
B.A.: Economics, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Rome, Italy, 2003 (summa cum laude)
M.A.: Economics, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Rome, Italy, 2004 (with distinction)
M.A.: Economics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2005
Financial Intermediation, Investment Dynamics and Business Cycle Fluctuations, American Economic Review, vol.106, no. 8, August 2016.
No-arbitrage restrictions and the U.S. Treasury Market, with Luca Benzoni and Olena Chyruk, Economic Perspectives, Vol.36, Second Quarter 2012, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Core and Crust: Inflation Dynamics and the Term Structure of Interest Rates, with Luca Benzoni and Olena Chyruk, Revise and Resubmit, Review of Financial Studies
Financial Stability and Optimal Interest-Rate Policy, with Thomas Laubach, David López-Salido and Taisuke Nakata, Submitted
Term Premium, Credit Risk Premium, and Monetary Policy, with Hiroatsu Tanaka
American Economic Review, American Economic Journal - Macroeconomics, European Economic Review, International Journal of Central Banking, IMF Economic Review, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Journal of Macroeconomics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Financial Econometrics, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Quantitative Economics.
Teaching Assistant, Northwestern University, 2008-09
Introduction to Applied Econometrics (Prof. Walker)
Teaching Assistant, Northwestern University, 2007-08
Introductory Statistics (Prof. Chang)
Money and Banking (Prof. Walker)
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011 Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Senior Associate Economist
Jun 2008 - Sept 2008 Lehman Brothers Europe, London UK - Summer Associate (Fixed Income Research)
Jun 2007 - Sept 2007 Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Associate Economist (intern)Jun 2006 - Sept 2006 Research Assistant to Prof. Sapienza and Zingales, Kellogg School of Management and Booth Graduate School of Business