Barbara Rossi

ICREA Professor at Pompeu Fabra University, Research Fellow, CEPR and EABCN

Barbara Rossi is ICREA Professor at Pompeu Fabra University, and a Fellow of CEPR and EABCN, a member of the CEPR Business Cycle Dating Committee and a member of the European Standing Committee of the Econometric Society in 2015-2017. She received her PhD in Economics from Princeton University in 2001; she has been Associate Professor (with tenure) at Duke University in 2001-2011. She holds a BA in Economics from Bologna University, and an MA in Economics from Bocconi University.

She is Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Econometrics, Quantitative Economics and the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, a Director of the International Association for Applied Econometrics and the local host and organiser of the 2014 EC2 Conference.

Specialising in time series econometrics and empirical applications in international finance and macroeconomics, her current research has both a theoretical and an empirical focus. It encompasses theoretical analyses of the forecasting ability of economic models as well as model selection in the presence of instabilities. Her empirical works range from model comparisons of DSGE models, forecasting exchange rates, purchasing power parity analysis, to impulse response functions. She teaches applied time series econometrics as well as graduate econometrics and macroeconometrics courses.

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