Gabriele Zinna is an Advisor in the Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy Directorate of the DG for Economics, Statistics and Research of the Bank of Italy. Prior to joining Bank of Italy, he worked as an economist at the Bank of England in Financial Stability, first in the International Finance Division, and then in the Risk Assessment Division. Gabriele has also been a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund, De Nederlandsche Bank, Warwick Business School, Manchester Business School, and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance. He holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Tor Vergata in Rome. Gabriele’s main research interests are in empirical asset pricing, international finance, and institutional investors. His research topics have included the analysis of the bank-sovereign nexus, unconventional monetary policies, herding in the pension fund industry, and are currently focused on the link between asset prices and economic fluctuations. Gabriele research has been published in leading refereed economic and financial journals, including the Journal of Financial Economics; Review of Finance; Journal of Monetary Economics; Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis; Journal of Business & Economic Statistics; Journal of Financial Markets; Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.