Curriculum Vitae

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ANDREA AJELLO



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

 

DOCTORAL STUDIES

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


PREDOCTORAL STUDIES

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

M.A.: Economics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2005

 

PUBLICATIONS

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.


WORKING PAPERS

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


REFEREEING ACTIVITY

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 EXPERIENCE

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)

 

OTHER POSITIONS

Dec 2009 - Jun 2011      Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Senior Associate Economist

Jan 2009 - Mar 2009      Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Associate Economist (intern)

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

 

REFERENCES

Prof. Lawrence J. Christiano, Northwestern University,  l-christiano@northwestern.edu

Prof. Giorgio E. Primiceri, Northwestern University, g-primiceri@northwestern.edu

Dr. Luca Benzoni, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, lbenzoni@frbchi.org