Alessia De Stefani


Economist
Research
Fields of Interest: Household Finance, Real Estate Economics, Applied Macroeconomics
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Professional Experience
Research Economist, Danmarks Nationalbank, 2017-
Economist/Policy Analyst, OECD, Dir. Public Governance, 2016-2017
Ph.D. Intern, International Monetary Fund, Fiscal Affairs, 2014

Education
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Edinburgh, 2017
M.Sc. Economics and Social Sciences, Bocconi University, 2011
B.Sc. Economics and Business Administration, Catholic University of Milan, 2008

Refereed Publications
'Debt, Inequality and House Prices: Explaining the Dynamics of Household Borrowing Prior to the Great Recession', Journal of Housing Economics, 2018

Working Papers
'House Price History, Biased Expectations and Credit Cycles'
'Housing Collateral and Home Equity Extraction' (joint with Simon Juul Hviid)

Work In Progress
'Real Effects of Relaxing Financial Constraints for Homeowners: Evidence from Danish Firms' (joint with Julia Moertel)

Selected Policy Publications
The Geography of Firm Dynamics: Measuring Business Demography for Regional Developement, OECD Publishing, Paris (2017), Contributer