Gianni La Cava

Gianni La Cava is a Senior Research Manager in the Economic Research Department of the Reserve Bank of Australia in Sydney. He runs a research team – Micro Analysis and Data (MAD) – that examines macroeconomic issues using microeconomic data. This column is based on a paper that was written while on secondment at the Bank for International Settlements. He holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics with his dissertation on the US housing market. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts/Commerce from the University of Sydney. His research largely focuses on inequality, the housing market, and the links between the financial sector and the real economy.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey