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FRANCESO CASALENA

CASALENA FRANCESCO

phd, International Economics
Spoken languages
Italian, English, German, Spanish, French
Areas of expertise
  • International macroeconomics and finance

PHD THESIS 

 

Title: Essays in Exchange Rates Forecasting

PhD Supervisor: Cédric Tille

Expected completion date: 2025

 

PROFILE

 

Currently a PhD candidate in international macroeconomics, Francesco graduated from LSE in 2020. His Master’s thesis focussed on the estimation of asymmetric and state-dependent impulse response functions to monetary and fiscal policy shocks in the United States. Subsequently, Francesco gained experience in applied macroeconomic consultancy by working for a private research centre in Rome. At present, his research is directed at the use of macroeconometric models for forecasting nominal exchange rates. Francesco is also passionate about monetary policy implementation, macroprudential policy and international liquidity issues.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Open-economy macroeconomics

  • International banking and finance

  • Monetary policy implementation

  • Macroprudential policy

  • Macroeconometric modelling

  • Macro-finance

 

other work experiences

 

(2021) Quantitative Researcher at Centro Europa Ricerche S.r.l.

(2020) Consultant at Centro Europa Ricerche S.r.l.