The Program includes the following authors:


Antonio Fatás Antonio Fatás - INSEAD

Antonio Fatás is professor of Economics at INSEAD. He received his PhD in Economics from Harvard University. He is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic and Policy Research in London and has worked as external consultant for international organizations such as the International Monetary Fund, the OECD and the World Bank.

He teaches the macroeconomics core course in the MBA program as well as different modules on the global macroeconomic environment in Executive Education. His research is focused on the study of business cycles, fiscal policy and the economics of European integration. His articles appear in academic journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Economic Growth, European Economic Review or Economic Policy.

Research Areas: Macroeconomics; Fiscal Policy; Economic Growth; Business Cycles.

Teaching: Macroeconomics; Growth; Business Cycles; Exchange Rates.

Francesco Caselli Francesco Caselli - London School of Economics

PhD, Harvard University
Director of Macroeconomics Program, LSE Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

Francesco Caselli is a professor at the London School of Economics and the Director of the Macroeconomics Program at LSE's Centre for Economic Performance (CEP). In 2009-10 he is Banco de España Visiting Professor at CREI, one of the Barcelona GSE's founding academic institutions. He is also Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and has also been Research Affiliate of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He has taught Economics at Harvard and the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business, and has also been a visitor at several institutions including Yale, London Business School, the Institute for International Economic Studies, and the Federal Reserve Banks of Boston and Minneapolis.

Mário Centeno Mário Centeno - Banco de Portugal

Mário Centeno is Special Advisor to the Board at Banco de Portugal, after being for many years Deputy-Head of the Research Department. His primary research interests include unemployment insurance and wage and job mobility, as well as income inequality. Prior to joining the Banco de Portugal he was an associate professor at Universidade Técnica de Lisboa. He holds a Licenciatura in Economics and a M.A. in Applied Mathematics from Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, and a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.
Carlo Favero Carlo Favero - Universitá Bocconi

Carlo Favero holds a D.Phil. from Oxford University, where he was a member of the Oxford Econometrics Research Centre. He has been professor of Econometrics at Bocconi University from 1994 to 2001 and professor of Economics since 2002. In 2009 he joined the newly formed Dept of Finance at Bocconi University, where he teaches Financial Econometrics and he is currently Head of Department. He has published in scholarly journals on the econometric modelling of bond and stock prices, applied econometrics, monetary policy, fiscal policy  and  time-series models for macroeconomics and finance.  He is a research fellow of CEPR in the International Macroeconomics programme. He is president of the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for the Economic Research at Bocconi University and a member of the scientific committee of the Centro Interuniversitario Italiano di Econometria (CIDE). He has been advisor to the Italian Ministry of Treasury for the construction of an econometric model of the Italian economy. He has been consulting the European Commission, the World Bank and the European Central Bank, on monetary policy and the monetary transmission mechanism and bond markets. He is member of the editorial board of the Bocconi Springer Series in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance and Economics.
Jeffry Frieden Jeff Frieden - Harvard University

Jeffry Frieden is Professor of Government at Harvard University. He specializes in the politics of international monetary and financial relations. Frieden is the author of Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy  (forthcoming); and (with Menzie Chinn) of Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery (2011). Frieden is also the author of Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century (2006), of Banking on the World: The Politics of American International Finance (1987), of Debt, Development, and Democracy: Modern Political Economy and Latin America, 1965‑1985 (1991), and is the co-author or co-editor of over a dozen other books on related topics.  His articles on the politics of international economic issues have appeared in a wide variety of scholarly and general-interest publications.
Vincenzo Galasso Vincenzo Galasso - Universitá Bocconi

Vincenzo Galasso is Professor of Economics at Bocconi University, Milan, Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London at the CES-Ifo, Monaco, at IGIER, Milano, and at the Center for Economic and Political Research on Aging (CEPRA) at the University of Lugano, Switzerland. He is the Director of the Bachelor in International Politics and Government in Bocconi, Editor of the European Journal of Political Economy, and an member of the editorial board of the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance.His research deals with political economics, aging, social security and the welfare state. He has widely published on top academic journal. His books include: The Political Future of Social Security in Aging Societies, 2006, The MIT Press; and Structural Reforms Without Prejudices, 2006, Oxford University Press. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Paul De Grauwe Paul de Grawe - London School of Economics

Paul De Grauwe is John Paulson Professor at the London School of Economics, He was a member of the Belgian parliament from 1991 to 2003. He is honorary doctor of the University of Sankt Gallen (Switzerland), the University of Turku (Finland), the University of Genoa and the University of Valencia. He was a visiting professor at various universities: Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Kiel, Milan, Pennsylvania and Michigan. He obtained his Ph.D from the Johns Hopkins University in 1974. He is a research fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels and area director “Macro, Money and Finance” at CESifo in Munich.
His research interests are in the economics of monetary unions  and behavioural macroeconomics. His book publications include “The Economics of Monetary Union”, Oxford University Press, 10th Edition, 2014, and Lectures on Behavioral Macroeconomics”, Princeton University Press, 2012
Philip R. Lane Philip Lane - Trinity College

Philip R. Lane is Whately Professor of Political Economy at Trinity College Dublin. In addition, he is a managing editor of Economic Policy. He is a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) . His research interests include financial globalisation, the macroeconomics of exchange rates and capital flows, macroeconomic policy design, European Monetary Union, and the Irish economy.  His work has been published in American Economic Review,  Review of Economics and Statistics, NBER Macroeconomics Annual, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Economic Perspectives and many other journals. In 2001, he was the inaugural recipient of the German Bernacer Award in Monetary Economics, awarded for outstanding contributions to monetary economics by European economists under 40; in 2010, he was the joint winner of the Bhagwati Prize from the Journal of International Economics. He also serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of International Economics, International Journal of Central Banking, Empirica, Open Economies Review and Moneda y Credito. He is a member of the Royal Irish Academy, the Bellagio Group, the Committee for International Economic Policy Reform and the EURO-50 group and is a former member of the Handelsblatt  ECB Shadow Council. He is also a member of the National Statistics Board, the Council of the ESRI and scientific advisory committee of CEPII. He has consulted for the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, European Commission, European Central Bank, Asian Development Bank, OECD and a number of national central banks and other policy organisations.  He is the founder of The Irish Economy blog.
Álvaro Novo Álvaro Novo - Banco de Portugal

Álvaro A. Novo received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States, in 2001. In the same year, he joined Banco de Portugal, where he is an Economist in the division of Structural Studies of the Research Department. He also holds a teaching position at Universidade Lusófona. His research interests span labor economics topics. He has published his research in international journals such as Labour Economics, Econometric Theory, Economics Letters, Empirical Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, and the Portuguese Economic Journal.
André Sapir André Sapir - Université Libre de Bruxelles

André Sapir is Professor of Economics at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), where he teaches international trade and European integration. He is also Senior Fellow of the Brussels European and Global Economic Laboratory (BRUEGEL), and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).
He is member of European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso's Economic Advisory Group.
Until January 2005, he worked 12 years for the European Commission, first serving as Economic Advisor to the Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs. Between 2001 and 2004, he was Economic Advisor to President Romano Prodi.
He was the Chairman of the High-Level Study Group that produced the 2003 report “An Agenda for a Growing Europe”, known as the “Sapir Report”. He has written extensively on globalisation and European integration.
José Tavares José Tavares - Nova School of Business and Economics - NovaSbe

José Tavares is full professor of economics at Nova School of Business and Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and Researcher at the Centre for Economic Policy Reasearch (CEPR) in London. José holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, where he specialized in political economy and public policy. José has been part of research projects for the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Harvard Institute for International Development, and the Banco de Portugal. José has published in journals including the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of Public Economics, and Economic Journal, and his research received comments in Time magazine. the New York Times, Handelsblatt, La Repubblica, Panorama, Expresso, Público, and Diário Económico.