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Email: EUI Affiliation: Department of Economics EUI Mentor: Massimiliano Marcellino

alessia paccagnini Italian

Alessia gained her Ph.D. from the Bocconi University, Milan in 2009. Before coming to the EUI, she was Temporary Lecturer at the Bocconi University and at the Università dell’Insubria. She was an Internee at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt for three months in 2010. Her research areas are econometrics, macroeconometrics, Bayesian econometrics, macroeconomics and international macroeconomics. She is a member of the EuroArea Business Cycle Network. Alessia has moved on to a post as Assistant Professor in Econometrics at the Bicocca University in Milan.

Activities during Max Weber Fellowship Publication in Refereed Journal

Seminar Presentations

‘Does Trade Foster Institutions? An Empirical Assessment’, with Marcella Nicolini, Review of Economics and Institutions, Vol. 2. no. 2, Spring 2011, Article 4.

• Napoli, Università degli Studi ‘Parthenope’, December 2010. • EUI Time Series Econometrics Working Group, March 2011.

MWP Working Paper

Other Academic Activities/Achievements

DSGE Model Evaluation and Hybrid Models: A Comparison, Max Weber Programme Working Paper 2011/11.

‘Premio Salvatore Vinci’, award for the best paper extracted from a Ph.D. dissertation in Italy.

Conference Presentations • CFE 2010, London. • ICEEE 2011, Pisa. • Bayesian Econometrics Workshop 2011, Rimini. • AMES 2011, Seoul.


Max Weber Programme Annual Report - Academic Year 2010-2011  

Reports on the 2010-2011 teaching and research activities of the largest postdoctoral programme for young academics in the social sciences,...