Filippo di Mauro

Chairman of CompNet

Filippo di Mauro is Chairperson of CompNet - a large research network on competitiveness and productivity among major international organizations, central banks and academic institutions in Europe - as well as Coordinator of the Productivity Research Network (PRN), based at the National Univerity of Singapore (NUS), specialising on productivity research for the Asia-Pacific region. He is also Principal Investigator in the CISCO-NUS corporate-lab project on "Work force and Productivity". His new book on "the Economics of Firm productivity", co-authored with Carlo Altomonte (Bocconi) is about to be published by Cambridge University Press.


Filippo has more than 30 years of applied economic experience as economist and research manager in Central Banks (Bank of Italy (1984-1990, 1996-98), US Federal Reserve Board (May-September 2010), European Central Bank (1998-2016)) and International Development organisations (Asian Development Bank (1990-94), IMF (1986-88, 1994-96)). He joined the ECB since the start of its operations in 1998 where he directed for more than a decade the international economic analysis and the global economy forecast in its Economics department to then move to the management of its Research department.


Filippo has a wide record of publications, including in academic journals such as the Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Economic Policy. 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.

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