I am a Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS) of the University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy),  Director of the Center for European Studies (CefES-DEMS - University of Milano-Bicocca), President and Director of the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis - Europe (RCEA-Europe ETS), and Deputy Director of the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis (RCEA – University of California-Riverside). I was born in Turin, graduated in Economics from the University of Torino (Italy), and received my MSc in Economics from the University of Glasgow (UK) and PhD in Economics from the University of Aberdeen (UK). 

Before moving to Milano-Bicocca University, I was an Assistant and then Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Piemonte Orientale (Novara, Italy), Lecturer at Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh, UK), and Aberdeen University (Aberdeen, UK). I also was a Fulbright Research Scholar at Michigan State University (US), a Visiting Scholar at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University, and a consultant for the European Central Bank. I am a Fellow of the Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies (CeRP, Collegio Carlo Alberto, Italy) and a member of the Euro Area Business Cycle Network (EABCN) and the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics Psychology and Social Sciences (CISEPS-University of Milano Bicocca). I am a member of the Editorial Board of Environmetrics, Heliyon, the Open Journal of Statistics, Nordicum-Meditteraneum, the Asia-Pacific Journal of Mathematics, and Research in Globalization.

My research interests include macro, financial, and climate change economics and econometrics, with particular reference to the macro-finance interface and the interconnection of economic and financial cycles. I have published over 80 articles in academic journals on the above topics, including the Journal of Econometrics, Econometrics and Statistics, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Economic Modeling, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, International Journal of Forecasting, International Journal of Central Banking and Energy Economics. 

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Email: claudio.morana@unimib.it

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... the master-economist must possess a rare combination of gifts. He/she must reach a high standard in several different directions and must combine talents not often found together. He/she must be mathematician, historian, statesman, philosopher – in some degree. He/she must understand symbols and speak in words. He/she must contemplate the particular in terms of the general, and touch abstract and concrete in the same flight of thought. He/she must study the present in the light of the past for the purposes of the future. No part of man's nature or his institutions must lie entirely outside his/her regard. He/she must be purposeful and disinterested in a simultaneous mood; as aloof and incorruptible as an artist, yet sometimes as near the earth as a politician. ... conspicuously historian and mathematician, a dealer in the particular and the general, the temporal and the eternal, at the same time. -   John M. Keynes Essays In Biography (1933), p. 170 (slightly modified!)