Giuseppe Ragusa      is an assistant professor of econometrics at Luiss University. His 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