Filippo di Mauro
European Central Bank and CompNet
Filippo di Mauro is Senior Adviser in the Research Department of the European Central Bank (ECB), and chairman of CompNet, a large research network on competitiveness among EU central banks and other major international institutions. http://www.ecb.europa.eu/home/html/researcher_compnet.en.html He has published in academic journals such as the Journal of Applied Econometrics and Economic Policy and currently works on two main research areas: 1) Competitiveness assessment via firm level data; and 2) Global linkages and business cycle forecast, including firm level information extraction. Previous research includes Computable General Equilibrium models for Developing countries, Global VAR Modelling, Impacts of the external dimensions of the Euro area, Commodity prices and monetary policy, Fiscal policy indicators. Filippo has THIRTY YEARS of applied economic experience as economist in Central Banks (Bank of Italy (1984-1990, 1996-98) and European Central Bank (1998-present)) and International Development organizations (Asian Development Bank (1990-94) and IMF (1994-96)). Over the period 1998-2010 he has directed international economic analysis and forecast in the Department of Economics at the ECB. An economics graduate of University of Rome, he holds an MA and a PhD in Economics, from the University of Chicago and the American University, respectively.