Lorenzo Burlon

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         Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

2011       PhD in Economic Analysis, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

2008       Erasmus Mundus Master in Economics, Université de Paris I "Panthéon - Sorbonne" and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

2007       "Diplôme Universitaire" in Mathematical Economics, Université de Paris I "Panthéon - Sorbonne."

2006       Bachelor (Laurea) in Economics, Università degli Studi di Roma II - "Tor Vergata."


PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

Permanent

  • Economist, Bank of Italy, Fall 2013 - present.
  • Research Fellow, Bank of Italy, Fall 2012 - Fall 2013.
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Barcelona, Fall 2011 - Fall 2012.

Visiting Positions

  • Secondee (EWE), European Central Bank, June 2016 - August 2016.
  • Visiting scholar, University of Barcelona, June 2014, May 2013.
  • Temporary lecturer, Ljubljana Summer School, University of Ljubljana, July 2012.
  • Visiting scholar, Research Division at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, April 2012.


PUBLICATIONS

- "Macroeconomic effectiveness of non-standard monetary policy and early exit. A model-based evaluation" with Andrea Gerali, Alessandro Notarpietro, and Massimiliano Pisani
International Finance, 2017, 20(2), pp. 155–173.

- "Public expenditure distribution, voting, and growth"
Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2017, 19(4), pp. 789–810.

- "A new look at technical progress and early retirement" with Montserrat Vilalta-Bufí
IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2016, 5:5.


WORKING PAPERS

- "Macroeconomic effects of non-standard monetary policy measures in the euro area: The role of corporate bond purchases" (joint with Anna Bartocci, Alessandro Notarpietro, and Massimiliano Pisani), Working papers of the Bank of Italy (Temi di Discussione), n. 1136, 2017.

- "Real and financial cycles: Estimates with unobserved component models for the Italian economy" (joint with Guido Bulligan, Davide Delle Monache, and Andrea Silvestrini), Occasional papers of the Bank of Italy (Questioni di Economia e Finanza), n. 382, 2017.

- "Non-standard monetary policy measures, asset prices and macroprudential policy in a monetary union" (joint with Andrea Gerali, Alessandro Notarpietro, and Massimiliano Pisani), Working papers of the Bank of Italy (Temi di Discussione), n. 1089, 2016.

- "The quantity of corporate credit rationing with matched bank-firm data" (joint with Davide Fantino, Andrea Nobili, and Gabriele Sene), Working papers of the Bank of Italy (Temi di Discussione), n. 1058, 2016.

- "Inflation, financial conditions, and non-standard monetary policy in a monetary union. A model-based evaluation" (joint with Andrea Gerali, Alessandro Notarpietro, and Massimiliano Pisani), Working papers of the Bank of Italy (Temi di Discussione), n. 1015, 2015.

- "Ownership networks and aggregate volatility," Working papers of the Bank of Italy (Temi di Discussione), n. 1004, 2015.

- "Medium-term forecasting of euro-area macroeconomic variables with DSGE and BVARX models" (joint with Simone Emiliozzi, Alessandro Notarpietro, and Massimiliano Pisani) , Occasional papers of the Bank of Italy (Questioni di Economia e Finanza), n. 257, 2015.

- "How do aggregate fluctuations depend on the network structure of the economy?," Working Papers in Economics of the University of Barcelona, n. 278, 2012.


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Research

  • Organizing committee, Bank of Italy's seminar series, January 2017 - present.

  • Editorial committee, Working paper series of the Bank of Italy (Temi di discussione), July 2014 - December 2016.

  • Organizing committee, Workshop on "Unconventional Monetary Policy: Effectiveness and Risks," Bank of Italy, October 21, 2016.

  • Organizing committee, IV Internal Workshop of the Bank of Italy's Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy Directorate, Bank of Italy, March 29-30, 2016.

  • Referee for Theoretical Economics, Empirical Economics, Economic Inquiry, SERIEs, IZA Journal of Labor Policy, Working paper series of the Czech National Bank, Working paper series of the Bank of Italy (Temi di discussione), Singapore Economic Review and Emerging Markets Finance and Trade.

Administration

  • Selection committee, Bank of Italy's research fellowships for economists, Fall 2016 - present.

  • Selection committee, Bank of Italy's internships for young economists, Spring 2016, Spring 2017.

Policy

  • Member of WGEM Expert Team on "Links between real and financial cycles," February 2016 - August 2017.

  • Contributor to MPC Expert Group on the inclusion of non-standard measures in the BMPE, August 2016 - November 2016.

  • Contributor to Bank of Italy's Annual Report for 2016 (3 boxes), May 2017.

  • Briefing notes for the participation of the Governor to the Governing Council of the ECB, Responsible for the Modelling and Forecasting Division, January - August 2015, January - March 2016, March - June 2017, March - June 2018.

  • Briefing notes for the Board of Directors of the Bank of Italy, Responsible for the Modelling and Forecasting Division, October - December 2015, October - December 2017.

  • Preparation of the materials for the Q&A sessions of the Governor, Responsible for the Modelling and Forecasting Division, October - December 2015, October - December 2017.

  • Forecasting reports for the Modelling and Forecasting Division, November 2016 - December 2016.


PRESENTATIONS AT SEMINARS, CONFERENCES, AND WORKSHOPS

2017       Workshop on "Macroeconomic Effects of Policy Announcements," Central Bank of Ireland, Dublin; Seminar at Banco de España.

2016       5th International Conference in Memory of Carlo Giannini "Recent developments in econometric methodologies," Bergamo; Seminar at European Central Bank; Seminar at Bank of Italy.

2015       XL Simposio de la Asociación Española de Economía, Girona; Joint BOE, ECB, CEPR and CFM conference on "Credit Dynamics and the Macroeconomy," Bank of England; Workshop on "Low inflation and its implications for monetary policy," Bank of Italy; XXVI SED Annual Meeting, Warsaw; IZA/RIETI Workshop on "Changing Demographics and the Labor Market," Tokyo; Economics in Action - Life of a central banker, Lancaster University.

2014      ECB-CBRT joint conference on "Assessing the macroeconomic implications of financial and production networks," Izmir; Barcelona Summer Forum "Firms in the Global Economy," Barcelona GSE and ESADE, Barcelona; XVII World Congress of the International Economic Association (IEA), Dead Sea.

2013      XII Workshop of Macroeconomic Dynamics: Theory and Applications, University of Bologna and SAIS Europe - The Johns Hopkins University, Bologna; Stats in Paris - Statistics and Econometrics of Networks, ENSAE ParisTech, Paris; Seminar at University of St Andrews; 54th Annual Conference of the Italian Economic Association (SIE), Bologna; XXVIII Annual Congress of the European Economic Association (EEA), Gothenburg; XII Conference on Research on Economic Theory & Econometrics (CRETE), AUEB, Naxos; Seminar at Bank of Italy; Seminar at University of Barcelona; INET Worshop on "Interlinkages and Systemic Risk," Ancona; IV International Workshop on Social Network Analysis (ARS 13), Rome; Network Workshop, Izmir University of Economics.

2012      XXXVII Simposio de la Asociación Española de Economía, Vigo; XXVII Annual Congress of the European Economic Association (EEA), Malaga; Cantabria Nobel Campus - Macroeconomics Workshop, Santander; Seminar at University of Vigo; Seminar at Bank of Italy.

2011      XXXVI Simposio de la Asociación Española de Economía, Málaga; Annual Meeting of ASSET, CEFAGE-UE, University of Evora; Internal Workshop on Dynamic General Equilibrium, CREB, University of Barcelona; X Conference on Research in Economic Theory and Econometrics (CRETE), AUEB, Milos; XI Doctoral Workshop in Economic Theory and Econometrics (MOOD), EIEF, Rome; IDEA20 Conference, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Annual Graz-Udine Summer Workshop, CEPET, Udine; Workshop on Advances in Business Cycles and Economic Growth Analysis, RCEA, Rimini; Seminars at University of Barcelona, Bank of Italy, University of Alicante, Public University of Navarra, Navarra Center for International Development (University of Navarra), University of Rovira i Virgili; VI PhD Presentation Meeting of the Royal Economic Society, City University of London.

2010      XXXV Simposio de la Asociación Española de Economía, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; Annual Meeting of ASSET, University of Alicante; II Conference on Recent Developments in Macroeconomics, ZEW and University of Mannheim; II Eurasia Business and Economics Society Conference, IERA, Istanbul; III Doctoral Meeting of Montpellier, Université de Montpellier 1; XV Spring Meeting of Young Economists, CEPS/INSTEAD and University of Luxembourg; Seminar at Toulouse School of Economics; XVII ENTER Jamboree, Toulouse School of Economics.

2009      VIII Workshop on Macroeconomic Dynamics: Theory and Applications, Università di Pavia; XIV Workshop on Dynamic Macroeconomics, RGEA - Universidade de Vigo; XXI Villa Mondragone International Economic Seminar, CEIS Economia - Tor Vergata Foundation, Rome; III My PhD International Conference, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Bratislava; I Eurasia Business and Economics Society Conference, Kadir Has Universitesi, Istanbul; II Doctoral Meeting of Montpellier, Université de Montpellier 1; XVI ENTER Jamboree, University College of London.


PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH PROJECTS

2011-2014       Research Project 2009SGR-1051, Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain.

2011-2012       Research Project ECO2009-06953, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Spain.


AWARDS

Louis-André Gérard-Varet Prize (best paper by a young economist) at the Annual Meeting of ASSET, 2010.

Urrutia Elejalde Foundation Award for Excellence in Doctoral Studies, 2010.

Best Paper Award at the III Doctoral Meeting of Montpellier, 2010.


SCHOLARSHIPS

2009-2011       Scholarship FI-B, Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain.

2008-2009       Scholarship PIF, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.

2007-2008       Consortium Scholarship, Université de Paris I "Panthéon - Sorbonne", France.

2005-2006       Scholarship of merit, Università degli Studi di Roma II - "Tor Vergata", Italy.

2004-2005       Scholarship of merit, Università degli Studi di Roma II - "Tor Vergata", Italy.

2003-2004       Scholarship of merit, Università degli Studi di Roma II - "Tor Vergata", Italy.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Temporary Lecturer at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (Summer 2012).

  • Macroeconomics I (Undergraduate) at the Ljubljana Summer School.

Lecturer at University of Barcelona, Spain (Fall 2011).

  • Macroeconomics I (Graduate) for the Doctoral Program in Economics.
  • Macroeconomics (Undergraduate).

Teaching Assistant at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain (Spring 2008 - Spring 2011).

  • Econometrics II (Undergraduate), Prof. Riste Gjorgjiev.
  • Advanced Macroeconomics (Undergraduate), Prof. Valeri Sorolla.
  • Introduction to Economics (Undergraduate), Prof. Muriel Casals and Prof. Antonio Miralles.
  • Macroeconomics I (Undergraduate), Prof. Evi Pappa.
  • Introduction to Economics (Undergraduate), Prof. Muriel Casals.
  • Macroeconomics II (Undergraduate), Prof. Stefano Trento.
  • Introduction to Economics (Undergraduate), Prof. Carmen Bevià.
  • Optimization (Undergraduate), Prof. María del Mar Gómez Pujalte.
  • Macroeconomic Theory (Undergraduate), Prof. Javier Vázquez Grenno.


LANGUAGES

Italian (Native), English (Fluent), Spanish (Fluent), Catalan (Basic), French (Basic), German (Basic), Greek (Basic).


SOFTWARE SKILLS

Matlab (incl. Dynare and IRIS), Stata, R (incl. Igraph), Gretl, Eviews, UCINET, Pajek, Latex (incl. Beamer).


PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: October, 8th 1984.
Place of Birth: Gemona del Friuli (Italy).
Citizenship: Italian.
Marital status: Cohabiting, one child.