Alessia De Stefani

Fields of interest: Macroeconomics, Household Finance, Real Estate Economics

Professional Experience
Economist, Danmarks Nationalbank, 2017-
Economist-Policy Analyst, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dir. Public Governance, 2016-2017
Trainee, International Monetary Fund, Fiscal Affairs, 2014
Research Officer, Overseas Development Institute, 2014

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

Working Papers
'Waves of Optimism: House Price History, Biased Expectations and Credit Cycles' 2017
'Debt, Inequality and House Prices: Explaining the Dynamics of Household Borrowing Prior to the Great Recession' Edinburgh School of Economics DP Series, n 259/2015

Work In Progress
'Heterogeneity and the Effect of Housing Wealth on Consumption'
'Employment and Housing Market Fluctuations: Evidence from Danish Microdata'
'Income volatility and household portfolio choices'

Selected Policy Publications
'Business Demography in OECD Regions', Editor/Contributor, OECD Publishing, Paris (Forthcoming)
'2015 European Report on Development', Contributor, European Commission (2015)