Andrea Beltratti

Beltratti_150x150Andrea Beltratti is currently Chairman of Eurizon Capital SGR, the asset management arm of the Italian Banking Group Intesa Sanpaolo and Professor of Economics at Bocconi University (Milan). He is also Chairman of the Financial Education Foundation, set up by the Italian Banking Association to promote financial education. He obtained his P.h.D. in Economics from Yale University. He has been visiting professor at the University of Stanford, visiting scholar at the London School of Economics, and at the University of Melbourne. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Geneva Paper on Risk and Insurance – Issues and Practice. His research deals with market efficiency, volatility, banking and corporate governance and his work has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Risk and Journal of Banking and Finance. At Bocconi University Andrea was the Director of the degree in Economics from 2000 to 2004 and Dean in charge of the Undergraduate School from 2004 to 2008. He was a scientific coordinator of the BSI- Gamma Foundation in Lugano from 1997 to 2010. He has served in the board of asset management companies and sat in the Executive Committee of the Italian Banking Association. From 2010 to 2013 he was Chairman of the Management Board of Intesa Sanpaolo. He is the founder of the Museum of Savings in Turin.

Emilio Colombo

Emilio ColomboEmilio Colombo is Associate Professor of Economics, University of Milano-Bicocca. He hold a PhD at the University of Southampton. His research interests are in international finance, macroeconomics and applied economics.

He has published on several high quality journals such as the Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Regional Studies, European Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Comparative Economics and others.

Carlo Favero

Favero_150x150Carlo Favero holds a D.Phil. from Oxford University, where he was a member of the Oxford Econometrics Research Centre. He has been professor of Econometrics at Bocconi University from 1994 to 2001 and professor of Economics since 2002. In 2009 he joined the newly formed Dept of Finance at Bocconi University, where he teaches Financial Econometrics. He has published in scholarly journals on the econometric modelling of bond and stockprices, applied econometrics, monetary policy and time-series models for macroeconomics and finance. He is a research fellow of CEPR in the International Macroeconomics programme. He is president of the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for the Economic Research at Bocconi University and a member of the scientific committee of the Centro Interuniversitario Italiano di Econometria (CIDE). He has been advisor to the Italian Ministry of Treasury for the construction of an econometric model of the Italian economy. He has been consulting the European Commission, the World Bank and the European Central Bank, on monetary policy and the monetary transmissionmechanism and bond markets. He is member of the editorial board of the Bocconi Springer Series in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance and Economics

Matteo Manera

Matteo ManeraProfessor of Econometrics at DEMS – Department of Economics, Management and Statistics, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy. He is also senior research fellow at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy, where he has coordinated the research programme on International Energy Markets and he is currently leading the research projects on Financial Speculation in the Oil Markets and on Modelling and Forecasting the Price of Oil. His research interests include: time series analysis; financial econometrics; energy econometrics; international markets for oil, gas and electricity; environmental Kuznets curves; model selection (non-nested tests); analysis of dynamic factor demands; panel data models; models for qualitative and limited dependent variables. His current research activity is focussed on the econometric analysis of the impact of financial speculation on the energy futures markets. He has published his work in several international journals, such as: Applied Financial Economics, Bulletin of Economic Research, Economic Modelling, Empirica, Empirical Economics, Energy Economics, The Energy Journal, Energy Policy, Environmental Modelling and Software, Environmental and Resource Economics, Financial Research Letters, Journal of Economic Surveys, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Resource and Energy Economics.

Claudio Morana

claudio2_smallClaudio Morana is Professor of Economics at the University of Milan-Bicocca (Italy). He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, UK). He has been consulting the European Central Bank and he is an Executive Committee Member of the Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics (SNDE), Fellow of the Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies (CeRP, Collegio Carlo Alberto, Moncalieri) and member of the Editorial Board of the Open Journal of Statistics and the Asia-Pacific Journal of Mathematics. His research interests include time series, macro and financial econometrics, the macro-finance interface and the interconnection of financial and economic cycles. He has published over 70 articles in academic journals, including the Journal of Econometrics, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Physica-A.

Matteo Pelagatti

Pelagatti_150x150Matteo Pelagatti is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics of the University of Milano-Bicocca. He holds a PhD in Statistics from the University of Milan and his research interests are mainly in the fields of time series analysis, energy markets, robust statistics, but occasionally cover also health sciences and other social sciences. His research has been published in international outlets such as Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, The Energy Journal, Energy Economics, Journal of Banking & Finance, PLOS One, and he is author of the book Time Series Modelling with Unobserved Components published by Chapman & Hall/CRC.

Patrizio Tirelli

PaTirelli_150x150trizio Tirelli is Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics of University of Milano-Bicocca. He as been the director of the same departement until October 2015…