Raffaele Santioni

Principal Economist at Bank Of Italy

Raffaele Santioni is Principal Economist at the Bank of Italy. Raffaele joined the Bank of Italy in 2008. He holds a PhD in Statistics from University of Rome La Sapienza and a BSc in Economics from University of Rome Tor Vergata. In 2017, he spent one year as Visiting Scholar at Boston College (USA). His research interests are in banking and applied economics. His most recent publications are “Internal Capital Markets in Times of Crisis: The Benefit of Group Affiliation”, with F. Schiantarelli and P. E. Strahan, Review of Finance, 2020; “Purchases of sovereign debt securities by banks during the crisis: The role of balance sheet conditions”, with M. Affinito and G. Albareto. Journal of Banking and Finance, 2019.