is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Univerity of Pisa. His research interests include microeconometrics, time series, economic forecasting, approximate bayesian inference, and machine learning applications to economics and finance.
Approximate Bayesian inference
PhD in Economics, 2005
University of California, San Diego
MA in Economics, 2000
BA in Economics, 1999
“Measuring euro area monetary policy.” Journal of Monetary Economics, 108, 162-179.
“From Empty Pews to Empty Cradles: Fertility Decline Among European Catholics.” Journal of Demographic Economics, 84(2), 149-187
“Bayesian Estimation of State Space Models Using Moment Conditions.” Journal of Econometrics, 201(2):198-211