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  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • M.A., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2002
  • B.A., Economics, Bocconi University, 1998
  • Current Research Topics

  • Macroeconomic Uncertainty, News Announcements
  • Unconventional Monetary Policy
    • Chief

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Office of Financial Stability and Research

    • 2014 - present
    • Senior Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, International Finance

    • 2011 - 2014
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, International Finance

    • 2005 - 2011
    • Visitor

      European Central Bank

    • 2003
    • Analyst

      Credit Suisse First Boston, London

    • 1998 - 2000
  • Scotti, Chiara (Forthcoming). "Comment on 'Central Bank Macroeconomic Forecasting during the Global Financial Crisis: The European Central Bank and Federal Reserve Bank of New York Experiences' " Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.
  • Rogers, John Harold, Chiara Scotti, and Jonathan H. Wright (2014). "Evaluating Asset-Market Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policy: A Multi-Country Review," Economic Policy, vol. 29, no. 80, pp. 3-50.
  • Scotti, Chiara, and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (2013). "Surprise and Uncertainty Indexes: Real-Time Aggregation of Real-Activity Macro Surprises," International Finance Discussion Papers 1093. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Scotti, Chiara (2011). "A Bivariate Model of Federal Reserve and ECB Main Policy Rates," International Journal of Central Banking, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 37-78.
  • Ammer, John, Fang Cai, and Chiara Scotti (2011). "Has International Financial Co-Movement Changed? Emerging Markets in the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis," in Batten, Jonathan, Peter G. Szilagyi eds., The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Emerging Financial Markets. Bingley: United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 231-253.
  • Aruoba, S. Boragan, Francis Diebold X., and Chiara Scotti (2009). "Real-Time Measurement of Business Conditions," Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 417-427.
  • Benediktsdottir, Sigridur, and Chiara Scotti (2009). "Exchange Rates Dependence: What Drives it?" International Finance Discussion Papers 969. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Brunetti, Celso, Chiara Scotti, Roberto S. Mariano, and Augustine H. H. Tan (2008). "Markov Switching GARCH Models of Currency Turmoil in Southeast Asia," Emerging Markets Review, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 104-128.
  • Scotti, Chiara (1999). "Modelling the Term Structure of Futures Commodity Prices: An Empirical Analysis in the Copper Market," Rivista di Politica Economica, vol. 89, no. 12, pp. 67-102.


  • 2004

    University of Pennsylvania

    Hiram C. Haney Fellowship Award in Economics

  • 1999

    Rivista di Politica Economica

    Angelo Costa, Prize for Best Undergraduate Dissert

Conference Organization

  • 2013 Federal Reserve Board, Washington DC

    NBER-NSF Time Series Conference

    Program Committee

  • 2013, 2014

    (EC)^2 Conference

    Scientific Committee

  • 2015 Thessaloniki

    International Association for Applied Econometrics (IAAE)

    Scientific Committee


  • American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics
  • Economic Letters
  • Empirical Economics
  • International Review of Economic and Finance
  • Journal of Applied Econometrics
  • Journal of Business and Economic Statistics
  • Journal of Financial Services Research
  • Journal of International Money and Finance
  • Journal of Macroeconomics
  • Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking
  • Journal of Monetary Economics
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • Journal of Public Economics
  • The BE Journals in Macroeconomics

Professional Affiliation

  • American Economic Association
  • European Economic Association
  • Econometric Society
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Last update: October 20, 2014