I am Alexandra D'Onofrio. I hold a Ph.D. in Money and Finance from the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" and I am currently a Research Fellow of the Arcelli Center for Monetary and Financial Studies of Luiss Guido Carli University and of Laboratorio LUISS sul MezzogiornoI was born in France, grew up in Nola, studied in Rome, spent two years in Nashville and I am now living in Rome.