Saverio Simonelli is Professor of Economics at the University of Naples Federico II and research fellow at CSEF, and holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Naples Federico II. His current research focuses on fiscal policy, labor productivity, macroeconomic forecasting and instability of financial institutions. He is a co-founder of Now-Casting.com

Short Bio

 

2018-current

Professor of Economics at the University of Naples Federico II

 

2016-2017

Visiting professor at the University of Mannheim

2014-2018

Associate professor at the University of Naples Federico II

2005-2014

Assistant professor at the University of Naples Federico II

2003

Ph.D. University of Naples Federico II

2001

Visiting scholar at Boston College

2000

M.Sc. Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Teaching

 

2020

International Macroeconomics (M.Sc.), University of Naples Federico II. Course webpage

2020

Macroeconomics (B.A.), University of Naples Federico II. Course webpage

2021

Monetary Economics (B.A.), University of Lugano

2021

Macroeconomics (M.Sc.), University of Naples Federico II
 

Research
 
Publications
  • Short-Selling Bans and Bank Stability” (with Alessandro Beber, Daniela Fabbri and Marco Pagano), Review of Corporate Finance Studies, forthcoming
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  • Liquidity and Consumption. Evidence from three Post-earthquakes Reconstruction Programs in Italy” (with Antonio Acconcia and Giancarlo Corsetti), American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2019
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  • Bank Exposures and Sovereign Stress Transmission” (with Carlo Altavilla and Marco Pagano), Review of Finance, vol.21(6), October 2017, Lead Article
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  • Mafia and Public Spending: Evidence on the Fiscal Multiplier from a Quasi-experiment” (with Antonio Acconcia and Giancarlo Corsetti), American Economic Review, vol. 104(7), pages 2185-2209, July 2014
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  • Systemic Risk, Sovereign Yields and Bank Exposures in the Euro Crisis” (with Niccolò Battistini and Marco Pagano), Economic Policy, vol. 78, pages 205-241, April 2014
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  • Seismic insurance model for the Italian residential building stock”(with Domenico Asprone, Fatima Jalayer, Antonio Acconcia, Andrea Prota and Gaetano Manfredi) Structural Safety, vol. 44, pages 70-79, September 2013
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  •  “International Comovements, Business Cycle and Inflation: a Historical Perspective” (with Haroon Mumtaz and Paolo Surico), Review of Economic Dynamics, vol. 14(1), pages 176-198, January 2011
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  • Nowcasting Euro Area Economic Activity in Real Time: The Role of Confidence Indicators” (with Domenico Giannone and Lucrezia Reichlin), National Institute Economic Review, vol. 210(1), pages 90-97, October 2009
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  • Interpreting Aggregate Fluctuations Looking at Sectors” (with Antonio Acconcia), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol. 32(9), pages 3009-3031, September 2008
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  • Labor Market Dynamics and the Business Cycle: Structural Evidence for the United States” (with Morten Ravn), The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol. 109(4), pages 743-777, March 2008
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Working Papers