Federico Ravenna

In the 2016-2017 academic year Federico Ravenna will be on leave as Head of Research at Danmarks Nationalbank, the central bank of Denmark

Federico Ravenna joinFederico Ravennaed the Department of Applied Economics at HEC Montréal as an associate professor in August 2009. He was previously a tenured professor of Economics at the University of California – Santa Cruz, which he joined in 2001 after receiving his doctorate from New York University. He is the coordinator of MacroMontréal, a macroeconomics think tank, research fellow of DIW Berlin, scientific advisor for the European Central Bank Competitiveness Network, and consultant for the Legal, Economic, and Regulatory Affairs division of GLG Councils and for Thomson Reuters Expert Witness Services. Winner of the Klaus Liebscher Award for his work on the Enlargement of the European Monetary Union and recipient of the 2010 Bank of Canada Governor’s Award, he conducts research on optimal monetary policy, international finance and modeling of the business cycle. His work has been published in top academic journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics and the Journal of Monetary Economics, and has been presented in both academic and policy-oriented forums. He has developed in-depth knowledge of the monetary policy-making process through extended visits at the Federal Reserve System, the European Central Bank and the Bank of Spain, and collaborates regularly with economists from the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, the Bank of Canada, the Banque de France, and Norges Bank. He is principal investigator for grants awarded by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FQRSC)  and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), and has acted as reviewer for U.S. National Science Foundation grants and for Canada national SSHRC grants.

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