CURRENT POSITION                                                                                                                                                      
Research Economist, Financial Stability Department, Banque Centrale du Luxembourg.


 EDUCATION  

PhD in Economics, Catholic University of Milan, Italy, 2015.
Dissertation: Essays on Dynamic Macroeconomics

Advanced Studies Program in International Economic Policy ResearchKiel Institute for the World Economy, Germany, 2014.
International Economics, R. Rigobon (MIT) & C. Tille (Geneva Graduate Institute)
Macroeconomics, T. Monacelli (Bocconi University)
Monetary Policy, V. Weiland (Frankfurt Goethe University)
International Trade, M. Melitz (Harvard) & G.M. Ottaviano (London School of Economics)
Labor Markets, G. Bertola (Paris EDHEC)
International Migration, H. Rapoport (Paris School of Economics)
Economic Growth and Development, D. Weil  (Brown University)
Institutions and Development, J. Robinson (Harvard). 

MSc in Economics, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, 2012.                   
Thesis Title: Unemployment Fluctuations in a Bubbly Economy.
Committee: Jordi Galì & Barbara Rossi

Laurea Magistrale (MSc) in FinanceUniversità Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy, 2010.
Thesis Title: Non-Linear Dynamics in Financial Markets: An Agent-Based Model. Supervisor: Mauro Gallegati.

Laurea (BSc) in Economics & Finance, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy, 2006.
Thesis Title: Stock Markets and Power Laws.


 OTHER TRAINING & WORKSHOPS 



Barcelona GSE Summer Forum, Universitat Pompeu Fabra,  June 10–28, 2013.

Topics in Macroeconomics II (PhD course by J. Ventura & R. Barnichon), Barcelona GSE, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Winter Term 2013.
Grade: Excellent

Summer School in Applied Macroeconometrics, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy, July 2012.
Programming in MatLab, by Prof. Ulrich Woitek.

Macroeconomics Summer Program, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom, August 15–26, 2011.
Estimating and Solving DSGE Models with Heterogeneous Agents and Bounded Rationality, by Prof. Wouter den Haan.

International Scholar, University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), Lisbon, Portugal, 2007–2008.
Erasmus Socrates Program.

 PAST POSITIONS  

PhD Research Intern, Bank of England, July–October 2015.
Financial Stability Directorate, Macroprudential Framework Team

Research Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2014–2015
Research Grant, Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of Economics, University of Brescia, Italy, May-July 2015.

PhD Research Fellow, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW), August 2013–June 2014
International economics, macro-labor economics, search and matching.

Visiting PhD Fellow, Universitat Pompeu Fabra & Barcelona GSE, 2011–2013
Business cycles theory, bubbly macroeconomics, labor economics.

Visiting Researcher, Finance Research Unit, University of Copenhagen, København, Denmark, 2009–2010.
Research Grant, Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (former CIRIUS).
Agent-Based Macroeconomics; Finance.

Teaching Assistant of Macroeconomics, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy, Spring Term 2009. 
Scientific Disciplinary Sector: SECS–P/01 (Political Economy). 


 PRESENTATIONS IN SEMINARS  

Catholic University of Milan (PhD seminar 2014, 2015); Kiel Institute (ASP seminar 2014); Bank of England (Research Network Lunch 2015; Division seminar 2015).


 MEMBERSHIPS  

American Economic Association (AEA); Royal Economic Society (RES).



 IT SKILLS   

MatLab, Wolfram (Mathematica), Stata, Eviews, Gretl, LaTeX, RealTick Trading Platform, Microsoft Office, Macintosh, Linux, Autocad.


 LANGUAGES  

English (fluent), Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), French (intermediate), Italian (native).