Leonardo Gambacorta

Research Adviser, Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements

Leonardo Gambacorta is the Research Adviser in the Monetary and Economic Department of the Bank for International Settlements. Before taking up his current position, Leonardo Gambacorta was head of Monetary Policy in MED and head of the Money and Credit Unit in the Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy Department of the Bank of Italy. In 2002-2003 he spent a period as Visiting Scholar at the NBER. He holds a MSc in Economics from Warwick University and a PhD from the University of Pavia. Author of many articles on the monetary transmission mechanism, his other research interests include: the study of the financial structure of advanced and emerging economies, the links between financial stability and monetary policy, the optimal institutional arrangement for a monetary union, the functioning of the securitisation market.

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