Senior Economist, IMF and CEPR Research Fellow
Andrea F. Presbitero is Senior Economist in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund, CEPR Research Fellow in the International Macroeconomics and Finance programme, Associate Fellow at SAIS Europe, and member of the Money & Finance Research (MoFiR). He has been Associate Professor of Economics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and Assistant Professor at the Universita' Politecnica delle Marche.
He is an applied economist whose research covers financial intermediation, development finance, and international finance and sovereign debt. His work has been published in top journals, including the Review of Economics and Statistics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal on International Economics, and Journal of Development Economics. He is Associate Editor of the IMF Economic Review, the Journal of Financial Stability and Economia (LACEA). Website: https://sites.google.com/site/presbitero/
Recent work by Andrea Presbitero
Volatility of commodity prices is a key driver of the likelihood of banking crises in low-income countries
Positive spillovers of a microcredit expansion programme on the commercial banking system can foster local development