I am a Professor of Economics at Bocconi University. I earned a PhD in Economics at New York University. I am a Fellow of the European Economic Association (EEA), a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), a Research Fellow at the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER) and a Research Fellow at the Baffi Carefin Centre. I am member of the Euro Area Business Cycle Dating Committee (EABCN). I have served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Monetary Economics. I am also the Director of the MSc in Economic and Social Sciences (ESS) at Bocconi.