Prof. Giannone (PhD, ULB, 2004), an associate professor of econometrics, is a successful researcher widely known in the academic profession with previous experience at the Solvay Business School in Bruxelles and at the ECB. His research deals with macroeconomic and financial forecasting, monetary and financial markets, and the estimation of dynamic factor models and VAR models. His articles have been published in leading academic journals such as JEEA, RESTAT, JME, EJ, the Journal of Econometrics, and IJCB. Prof. Giannone will be at LUISS starting on November 1, 2013.
Prof. Nucera (PhD, Bocconi, 2012) is an assistant professor of finance and a former LUISS student whose research interests are in international finance, risk analysis and management, sovereign funds and alternative investments. A chapter of his doctoral dissertation will soon be published in the Journal of International Money and Finance. Prof. Nucera will be at LUISS starting on September 1, 2013.