Research

Publications

Central Bankers as Supervisors: Do Crises Matter?, with Donato Masciandaro, European Journal of Political Economy, 2017 (forthcoming).
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Article] [Working Paper Version] [Slides] [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.
[Article] [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.
[Article] [Working Paper Version]
[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.
[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

The political economy of reforms in central bank design: evidence from a new dataset
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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] [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.
[Working Paper Version]

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

central bank independence data, CBI data