Research

Publications

Current account and real exchange rate changes: The impact of trade openness, with Cristina Terra and Enrico Vasconcelos, European Economic Review, 2018, 105: 135-158.
[Article] [Working Paper Version]

Central Bankers as Supervisors: Do Crises Matter?, with Donato Masciandaro, European Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 52: 120-140.
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Article] [Working Paper Version] [Slides] [Media coverage: VoxEU]

Appointments to Central Bank Boards: Does Gender Matter?, with Patricia Charlety and Estefania Santacreu-Vasut, Economics Letters, 2017, 155: 59–61.
[Article] [Working Paper Version] [Media coverage: ESSEC KnowledgeCouncilcommunity.com]

Ups and Downs. Central Bank Independence from the Great Inflation to the Great Recession: Theory, Institutions and Empirics, with Donato Masciandaro, Financial History Review, 2015, 22(03): 259–289.
[Article] [Working Paper Version] [Media coverage: 
VoxEU]

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

Book Chapters

Peaks and Troughs: Economics and Political Economy of Central Bank Independence Cycles, with Donato Masciandaro. In “The Economics of Central Banking”, edited by David Mayes, Pierre Siklos and Jan-Egbert Strum, Oxford University Press Handbooks in Economics, forthcoming, 2017.
[Working Paper Version]

From Silence to Voice: Monetary Policy, Central Bank Governance and Communication, with Donato Masciandaro. “Central Banking and Monetary Policy: what will be the post-crisis new normal?”, edited by Ernest Gnan and Donato Masciandaro, Lancier, 2016.
[Book] [Working Paper Version]

Working Papers

Do Women Matter in Monetary Policymaking?, with Donato Masciandaro and Paola Profeta, BAFFI CAREFIN Centre Research Paper No. 2018-88, 2018.
[Working Paper Version] [Local Copy[Media coverage: VoxEU; Vox Talks; Wall Street JournalWorld Economic Forum; Mint; Banque de FranceNews Summed Up]

The political economy of reforms in central bank design: evidence from a new dataset, BAFFI CAREFIN Centre Research Paper No. 2018-87, 2018.
[Working Paper Version] [Local Copy] [Slides] [Media coverage: InstitutionalMoney.com]

Gender and Monetary Policymaking: Trends, Drivers and Effects, with Donato Masciandaro and Paola Profeta, BAFFI CAREFIN Centre Research Paper No. 2015-12, 2015.
[Working Paper Version] [SUERF Policy Note] [Media coverage: LesEchos; IMF Finance & DevelopmentVoxEU; Wolrd Economic Forum]

Banking Supervision and External Auditors: What Works Best?, with Donato Masciandaro, BAFFI CAREFIN Centre Research Paper No. 2017-47, 2016. Submitted.
[Working Paper Version]

Discussions

FDI Flows in Europe: Endogeneity and Credibility, by Aleksandar Stojkov and Thierry Warin, ASSA/AEA Annual Meeting,  2018.
[Slides]

central bank independence data, CBI data