Giulia Rivolta - Università degli Studi di Brescia
Giulia Rivolta Place and date of birth: Brescia, 13/09/1985 Citizenship: Italian E-mail: [email protected] Affiliation ____________________________________ _______________________________________ Department of Economics and Management University of Brescia Via S.Faustino 74-b 25122 Brescia, ITALY Current Position __________________________________________________________________________ From December 2014: Assegnista di Ricerca (Research Fellow) University of Brescia Department of Economics and Management Research Interests_______________________________________________________________________________ Empirical Macroeconomics, Time-Series Econometrics, Bayesian Econometrics Monetary Economics, International Macroeconomics Education_______________________________________________________________________________________ PhD in Economics 10/2010 - 02/2015 University of Milan Thesis: “Essay on Monetary Policy and Cyclical Convergence in the Euro Area” Supervisor: Prof. Alessandro Missale M.Sc. (Laurea Specialistica) in Money, Finance and Risk Management 09/2007 – 10/2009 Università degli Studi di Brescia Thesis: “Methodological Issues in the Use of DSGE Models for Monetary Policy”. Supervisors: Prof. Carmine Trecroci Final grade: 110/110 cum laude B.Sc. (Laurea) in Banking and Finance 09/2004 – 10/2007 Università degli Studi di Brescia Thesis title: “Characteristic Portfolios and Active Management: an Introduction” Supervisor: Prof. Carmine Trecroci Final grade: 110/110 cum laude Further Education________________________________________________________________________________ Postgraduate Course in Advanced Bayesian Econometrics 08/09/2014 – 12/09/2014 Centro Interuniversitario di Econometria Lecturers: Roberto Casarin (University of Venice) Christiane Baumeister (Bank of Canada) Topics: Time-varying coefficient VAR models with stochastic volatility Identification in VAR models with sign restrictions Markov-switching and graphical VAR models Non-parametric Bayesian econometrics Postgraduate Course in Bayesian Methods in Economics and Finance 10/09/2012 – 14/09/2014 Centro Interuniversitario di Econometria Lecturers: Roberto Casarin (University of Venice) Matteo Ciccarelli (European Central Bank) Antonietta Mira (University of Lugano) Francesco Pauli (University of Trieste) Topics: Bayesian statistics, Simulation methods in Bayesian analysis, Bayesian models in economics and finance Summer School in Theoretical and Empirical Advanced Macroeconomics 25/06/2012 – 30/06/2012 1st DEFAP-LASER Summer School - University of Pavia Lecturers: Giorgio Primiceri (Northwestern University) Robert King (Boston University) Topics: Bayesian inference in macroeconomics models Macroeconomics and imperfect policy credibility. Visiting Student 09/2011 – 12/2011 Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium Courses attended: Mathematics and Statistics for Economics, Advanced Macroeconomics, Dynamical Methods in Economics Grants and Awards ______ ____________________________________________ _________________________ Three-years scholarship from the University of Milan for the Ph.D. in Economics Working Papers ______ _____________________________________________________________________ - “An Event-Study Analysis of ECB Unconventional Monetary Policy Measures” Departmental Working Paper n. 02-2014, Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods, University of Milan. Works in Progress - ___________________________________________________________________________ The conduct of monetary policy in the Euro area: evidence from time-varying parameters reaction functions Cross-country heterogeneity in the European Monetary Union and the crisis International spillovers of US monetary policy shocks (joint work with Luca Dedola and Livio Stracca) A VAR analysis of international tax competition (joint work with Paolo Panteghini and Raffaele Miniaci) Conference Presentations__________________________________________________________________________ 2014: - 2013: - 9th CEUS Workshop: “Challenges of European Monetary Union at the Age of 15” Centre for European Studies, WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar (Germany), [May 22-23] 3rd Carlo Giannini PhD Workshop in Econometrics: Panel Data Econometrics University of Bergamo, Bergamo (Italy), [March 15] 21th Symposium of the Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics University of Milan-Bicocca, Milan (Italy), [March 28-29] 1st CIdE Workshop for PhD Students in Econometrics and Empirical Economics Bank of Italy - SADiBa, Perugia (Italy), [August 29-30] 2012: - XXI International Conference on Money Banking and Finance LUISS University, Rome (Italy), [December 10-11] Teaching Experiences______ ______________________________________________________________ _______ University of Milan, Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods. Teaching assistant for undergraduate courses: - Macroeconomics (Prof. Michelangeli), spring 2012 - Macroeconomics (Prof. Missale), fall 2012 - Principles of Economics (Prof. Bucci and Prof. Bratti), spring 2013 - Macroeconomics (Prof. Frattini), spring 2013 University of Brescia, Department of Economics and Management. Teaching assistant for graduate courses: - Econometrics for Financial Markets (Prof. Miniaci), spring 2015 Professional Experiences___________________________________________________________________________ European Central Bank - Frankfurt, Germany 19-23/01/2015 Consultant DG-Research, Monetary Policy Research Division DG International, International Policy Analysis Division European Central Bank - Frankfurt, Germany 10/2013 - 10/2014 PhD Trainee (Research Assistant) DG-Research, Monetary Policy Research Division Banca Profilo SPA – Milan, Italy. 12/2009 - 09/2010 Macroeconomic Analyst - Research Department Computer Skills__________________________________________________________________________________ Microsoft Office Applications – Word, Powerpoint, Excel (Very Good) Econometric and Computational Softwares – Matlab (Very Good), Eviews , Gretl, Stata (Good) Data Providers - Datastream (Good), Haver (Good), Bloomberg Professional (Basic) Typesetting Systems - Latex (Good), LyX (Very Good) Languages_______________________________________________________________________________________ Italian – Mothertongue English – Fluent French, Spanish, German – Basic March 2015 I authorize the use of my personal details according to Italian law D.lgs. 196/2003.