Massimiliano Marcellino is professor of Econometrics in the Economics Department of Bocconi University and fellow of CEPR and IGIER. Previously, he held the Pierre Werner Chair at the EUI, where he was also Director of the Department of Economics. He has published over eighty academic articles in leading international journals on applied macroeconomics, econometrics, economic statistics and forecasting, his main areas of research, teaching and consulting.