Leonardo Melosi

Executive Director of the Center for Applied Macroeconomic Research and Senior Economist and Economic Advisor at Federal Reserve, Bank of Chicago

Leonardo Melosi is a exectutive director of the Center for Applied Macroeconomic Research and senior economist and research advisor of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In that position, Melosi conducts research and analysis on macroeconomics and applied econometrics. Before joining the Fed as an economist in 2012, he served as an assistant professor at the London Business School. He has also been a visiting scholar at the Northwestern University and Columbia University. He is a Houblon-Norman Fellow at the Bank of England. Melosi’s research has been published in the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, the Review of Economics and Statistics, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Econometrics, International Economic Review and the NBER Macroeconomics Annual. Melosi received a B.A. in economics from the LUISS University, Rome (Italy), an M.Sc. in international economics from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva (Switzerland) and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in economics from University of Pennsylvania.