Research

Publications

Central Bankers as Supervisors: Do Crises Matter?, with Donato Masciandaro, European Journal of Political Economy, 2017 (forthcoming). (Link to Paper, Working Paper Version, Slides; Media coverage: VOX Column)

Appointments to Central Bank Boards: Does Gender Matter?, with Patricia Charlety and Estefania Santacreu-Vasut, Economics LettersVolume 155, June 2017, Pages 59–61. (Link to Paper, Working Paper Version)

Ups and Downs. Central Bank Independence from the Great Inflation to the Great Recession: Theory, Institutions and Empirics, with Donato Masciandaro, Financial History Review, Volume 22, Issue 03, 2015, pp. 259–289.(Link to Paper, Working Paper Version; Media coverage: VOX Column)

Dynamic Central Bank Independence Indices and Inflation Rate: A New Empirical Exploration, with Marco Arnone, Journal of Financial Stability, Volume 9, Issue 3, 2013, pp. 385–398. (Link to Paper, Working Paper Version, Data)

Working Papers

The political economy of reforms in central bank design: evidence from a new dataset (Click here for the most recent version)

Gender and Monetary Policymaking: Trends, Drivers and Effects, with Donato Masciandaro and Paola Profeta, BAFFI CAREFIN Centre Research Paper No. 2015-12, 2015. (Link to Working Paper Version; Media coverage: IMF Finance & Development, SUERF Policy Note, LesEchos, VOX Column)

Current Account and Real Exchange Rate changes: the impact of Trade Openness, with Cristina Terra and Enrico Vasconcelos, ESSEC Working Paper No. 1520, 2015. (Link to Working Paper Version)

Banking Supervision and External Auditors: What Works Best?, with Donato Masciandaro, BAFFI CAREFIN Centre Research Paper No. 2017-47, 2016. (Link to Working Paper Version)

From Silence to Voice: Monetary Policy, Central Bank Governance and Communication, with Donato Masciandaro, BAFFI CAREFIN Centre Research Paper No. 2016-27, 2016. (Link to Working Paper Version)

central bank independence data, CBI data