Giuseppe Ragusa       research interests include microeconometrics, time series, economic forecasting, approximate bayesian inference, and big data applications in economics.   Curriculum Vitae


  • Microeconometrics
  • Time series
  • Economic forecasting
  • Approximate Bayesian inference
  • Machine learning


  • PhD in Economics, 2005

    University of California, San Diego

  • MA in Economics, 2000

    Bocconi University

  • BA in Economics, 1999

    Bocconi University

Recent Papers

  • “Sensitivity, Moment Conditions, and the Risk-free Rate in Yogo (2006).” Forthcoming in Critical Review of Finance Abstract  pdf
  • “From Empty Pews to Empty Cradles: Fertility Decline Among European Catholics.” Forthcoming in Journal of Demographic Economics Abstract  pdf
  • “Bayesian Estimation of State Space Models Using Moment Conditions.” Forthcoming in Journal of Econometrics Abstract  pdf

Current Teaching