Professor of Economics University of Oxford
Levine Fellow in Economics Trinity College Oxford
His main specialty is monetary policy, given his experience of working at the Fed, and the continuous interaction with ECB and several European national central banks. He has also worked extensively on aspects of international financial integration, in terms of both bond and credit markets.
Recently, he has made several interventions on economic policies in response to the pandemic and on why real interest rates are at an all-time low. He is also preparing a presentation on monetary and financial policy measures in response to the challenges imposed by climate change.
Andrea Ferrero is a Professor of Economics and the Levine Fellow in Economics at Trinity College, University of Oxford. He is also the Deputy Director of the Nuffield Center for Applied Macroeconomics, and a CEPR Research Fellow in the International Macroeconomics and Finance and Monetary Economics groups.
Professor Ferrero holds a BA in Economics from Bocconi University, an MSc in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and a Phd in Economics from New York University.
Before joining Oxford in September 2013, Andrea spent seven years in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, first as an Economist and then as a Senior Economist. He was a visiting scholar at NYU Stern in the Winter/Spring of 2012 and at EIEF Rome in the spring of 2016. He also held visiting teaching positions at NYU, IMT Lucca, IHS Vienna, and the LSE.
He is currently an academic consultant for the Bank of England and the Bank of Finland, was a research consultant for the Norges Bank, and spent research visits at the Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank.
His research interests are in the areas of monetary economics and international Macroeconomics and finance. Among other topics, he has worked on policy options in a currency union, the determinants and implications of global imbalances, and the macroeconomic impact of the Fed unconventional policies. His research has appeared in top professional outlets, including the American Economic Review, the Economic Journal, and the Journal of Monetary Economics.
His current research focuses on the determinants of low real interest rates, on the international transmission of credit shocks, and on the interaction between monetary policy and macro-prudential policy.