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Evi Pappa

Professor of Macroeconomics

Personal Home page Pappa

Email: [email protected]

Tel. [+39]055 4685 908 
Fax [+39]055 4685 902

Administrative assistant: Lucia Vigna

Postal Address:
Department of Economics
Villa La Fonte
Via delle Fontanelle 18
50014 San Domenico di Fiesole - Italy

Brief Biographical Sketch

Joins the Institute in September 2011 from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, where she is Associate Professor, and also Research Professor of Barcelona GSE. After graduating from UPF, she was an assistant professor of economics at the LSE (2001-2006), Bocconi University (2004-2005) and UAB (2005-2006). Her main research interests are International Macroeconomics and Monetary and Fiscal Policy. Given Evi’s interest in monetary policy analysis, she has been a visiting researcher in many Central Banks, like the Bank of England, the European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and the Riksbank (Sweden). She is a member of the Applied Macroeconomics Network (Amen), is a MOVE (Markets Organizations and Voting in Economics) Research Fellow and a Research Affiliate of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). She has received the IGIER Scholarship for Young Researchers in 2003-2004, the Paolo Baffi Fellowship in 2008 and the Ramon Areces scholarship in 2010. She has published in international journals such as Journal of Monetary Economics, International Economic Review, Journal of Public Economics and Economic Policy.

Research Interests

  • Open Economy Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Macroeconomics


  • Greek
  • Spanish
  • English
  • Italian

Current Publications

  • "Chronicle of a War Foretold: The Macroeconomic Effects of Anticipated Defense Spending Shocks", with Nadav Ben Zeev, Economic Journal, forthcoming.
  • “News shocks in the data: Olympic Games and their macroeconomic effects”,  with Markus Brückner, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Volume 47, Issue 7, pp. 1339-1367, October 2015.
  • “Fiscal Consolidation with Tax Evasion and Rent Seeking”, with Rana Sajedi and Eugenia Vella, Journal of International Economics, Volume 96, pp. S56-S75, July 2015.
  • "Do Labor Market Institutions Matter for Business Cycle Fluctuations?", with Stefano Gnocchi and Andresa Lagerborg, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Volume 51, pp. 299-317, February 2015.
  • “Capital Maintenance and Depreciation over the Business Cycle”, with Alice Albonico and Sarantis Kalyvitis, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Volume 39, Issue C, pp. 273-286, February 2014.
  • "Fiscal Expansions, Unemployment and Labor Force Participation: Theory and Evidence", with Markus Brückner, International Economic Review, Volume 53, Issue 4, pp. 1205-1228, November 2012.
  • “Fiscal Policy, Pricing Frictions and Monetary Accommodation”, with Fabio Canova, Economic Policy, Volume 26(68), pp. 555-598, October 2011.
  • “The Effects of Fiscal Shocks on Employment and the Real Wage”, International Economic Review, Volume 50, Issue 1, pp. 217-244, 2009.
  • "Gains from International Monetary Policy Coordination: Does it Pay to be Different?", with Zheng Liu, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Volume 32(7), pp. 2085-2117, 2008.


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