I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Trinity College Dublin.
I am an applied economist and my research interests include Central Banking, Central Bank Independence, Financial Stability, Banking and Financial Supervision, International Economics and International Macroeconomics.
I am a co-founder of the IM-TCD (International Macro-TCD) research unit.
- Banking supervision and external auditors: Theory and empirics, with Donato Masciandaro and Oana Peia (Journal of Financial Stability, 2020)
- Paper “Did bank lending stifle innovation in Europe during the Great Recession?” (with Oana Peia) presented at the KOF Workshop – The Euro Area at 20 (November 2019)
- Paper “The political economy of reforms in central bank design: evidence from a new dataset” presented at the Semi-plenary session at the 60th ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE of the Italian Economic Association (October 2019)
- Paper “Did bank lending stifle innovation in Europe during the Great Recession?” (with Oana Peia) presented at the 34TH ANNUAL CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION (August 2019)
- Central Bank Reforms and Institutions (ifo DICE Report 1/2019, April 2019)
- Do Women Matter in Monetary Policymaking? (September 2018)
- The political economy of reforms in central bank design: evidence from a new dataset (August 2018)
- Current account and real exchange rate changes: The impact of trade openness (European Economic Review, 2018)
- Central bankers as supervisors: Do crises matter? (European Journal of Political Economy, 2018)
Department of Economics
Trinity College Dublin
Room 3010, Arts Building
Dublin 2, Ireland