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202-452-2931
alessandro.barbarino@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago, 2006
  • M.A., Economics, Bocconi University, 1998
  • B.A., Economics, Bocconi University, 1997
  • Current Research Topics

  • Forecasting
  • Factor Models
    • Principal Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Research and Statistics

    • 2015 - present
    • Visiting Senior Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Monetary Affairs

    • 2011
    • Senior Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Research and Statistics

    • 2009 - 2015
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2006 - 2009
    • Visiting Faculty

      Duke University

    • 2005 - 2006
  • Barbarino, Alessandro, and Efstathia Bura (2015). "Forecasting with Sufficient Dimension Reductions," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-074. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
  • Barbarino, Alessandro, and Giovanni Mastrobuoni (2014). "The Incapacitation Effect of Incarceration: Evidence from several Italian Collective Pardons," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 1-37.
  • Barbarino, Alessandro, and Boyan Jovanovic (2007). "Shakeouts and Market Crashes," International Economic Review, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 385-420.
  • Barbarino, Alessandro, and Boyan Jovanovic (2004). "Shakeouts and Market Crashes," NBER Working Papers 10556. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • discussion

    November, 2011

    Federal Reserve System Committee on Business and Financial Analysis (Cleveland)

    "Are People Aware of the Taylor Rule?" by Carvalho and Nechio

  • discussion

    October, 2011

    FMA meetings (Denver)

    "Does Fiscal Policy Matter for Bond Risk Premia?" by Alex Hsu

  • discussion

    May, 2011

    Federal Reserve System Committee on Applied Microeconomics (St. Louis)

    Discussion of "Aggregate Real-Wage Fluctuations: Composition Effect and Individual Wage Growth", by Daly, Hobijn and Wiles

  • discussion

    November, 2010

    Federal Reserve System Committee on Regional Economics (New Orleans)

    Discussion of "Product Life-Cycles and the Geographic Diffusion of Industries", by Elvery and Lin

  • discussion

    May, 2010

    Federal Reserve System Committee on Applied Microeconomics (Boston)

    "Biofuel Subsidies: An Open-Economy Analysis" by Bandyopadhyay, Bhaumik and Wall"

  • conference

    January, 2010

    American Economic Association Meetings (Atlanta)

    Estimating Incapacitation Using Collective Pardons

  • conference

    May, 2009

    Federal Reserve System Committee on Macroeconomics (San Francisco)

    The Information Gap

  • discussion

    May, 2009

    Federal Reserve System Committee on Applied Microeconomics (Kansas City)

    "No Ifs, Ands, or Butts: Casino Gaming Revenues and the Illinois Smoking Ban" by Garrett and Pakko

  • conference

    October, 2008

    2nd Conference of the Research Network on Innovation and Competition Policy (Berlin)

    The Incapacitation Effect of Incarceration: Evidence from Several Italian Collective Pardons

  • discussion

    November, 2008

    Federal Reserve System Committee on Regional Economics (Denver)

    Discussed the paper "Forecasting House Prices for States and the Nation" by Kodrzycki and Triest

  • conference

    September, 2008

    EALE conference (Amsterdam)

    The Incapacitation Effect of Incarceration: Evidence from Several Italian Collective Pardons

  • conference

    September, 2008

    University of Alicante

    The Incapacitation Effect of Incarceration: Evidence from Several Italian Collective Pardons

  • conference

    January, 2007

    American Economic Association Meetings (Chicago)

    Measuring Unemployment Composition over the Business Cycle

Awards

  • 2009

    Giornale degli Economisti

    Carlo Giannini Prize

Referee

  • Review of Economics and Statistics
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • Journal of Economic Dynamics
  • International Economic Review
  • Manchester Journal
  • Economic Journal
  • Journal of the European Economic Association
  • American Statistician

Professional Affiliation

  • Instructor in "Statistics" at the John Hopkins University (2010)
  • Instructor in "Statistics" at Collegio Carlo Alberto (Turin, 2009, 2010)
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