Alessandro Missale is Professor of Economics at the University of Milan, and has a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was the Director of the PhD programme in Economics at the Universities of Milan and Pavia from 2014-18. His short-term and visiting positions include: Senior Economic Affairs Officer for the Debt and Development Strategy Unit at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); Visiting Professor at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, the University of Geneva and the European University Institute; Houblon-Norman Fellow at the Bank of England. His research interests are in public debt economics, development finance and monetary policy, with a special focus on debt management, and cover various topics from yield spread analysis to debt crises and debt relief.
Alessandro Missale has a distinguished publication record in scientific economic journals and wrote Public Debt Management, published by Oxford University Press. He coordinated and collaborated research projects for the European Parliament, the European Commission and the World Bank.