HHB welcomes Marcello D'Amato - Professor of Economic policy at the Department of Economics and Statistics of the University of Salerno, Italy - as a HHB Fellow.
After a PhD in Economics in Salerno, he specialized in Development Economics (CSREAM, Federico II) and in Economics from the University of Warwick. He has studied and taught in Spain (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), USA (Boston University) and Colombia (Universidad Catolica de Bogota). He is Director of CELPE, member of the Scientific Committee of CSEF and of the Executive Board of the Italian Development Economists Association (SITES). His research is focused on the analysis of pensions, education and human capital, Central Banks, growth and income distribution.
HHB welcomes Tullio Jappelli - Professor of Economics at the University of Naples Federico II - as a HHB Fellow. He holds a PhD in economics from Boston College and is also CEPR Research Fellow. Prof. Jappelli has worked as researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, MIT and Princeton University and also on research projects of the NBER, the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, the CEPR, the Bank of France and the Bank of Italy. His research focuses mainly on saving decisions, household portfolio choices and banking economy.
HHB welcomes Daniel Waldenström - Professor of Economics at Uppsala University - as a HHB Fellow. He holds two PhDs, one in Economics from Stockholm School of Economics (2003) and one in Economic History, from Lund University (2009).
His research focuses on the long run evolution of wealth, income, inequality and taxation, especially relating to Swedish economic history, and is currently coordinating the Swedish National Wealth Database (SNWD) project. He is author (with Jesper Roine) of the chapter “Long run trends in the distribution of income and wealth”, in A.B. Atkinson & F. Bourguignon (Eds.), Handbook in Income Distribution, 2015. He is also Research Fellow in the Centre for Economic Policy Research and columnist for the online blog www.ekonomistas.se.
Her research interests are in the general area of poverty, vulnerability, gender and public policy, encompassing social protection, safety nets and impact evaluation. Much of her recent past research has been on Vietnam, South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa. She holds a Masters in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Ph. D. in economics from the Australian National University, and began her career at the Bank as a member of the core team that produced the 1990 World Development Report on Poverty.
HHB welcomes Luigi Guiso - Axa Household Professor of Finance at the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) - as a HHB Fellow. His research focuses mainly on applied economics, with contributions relating to finance and growth, investment decisions, interactions between employment and finance, financial decisions of households and links between cultural norms and the economy.
Before devoting himself to academic work - in several universities in Europe and North America -, he worked for 15 years at the Research Department of the Bank of Italy. He has worked as a consultant for several international organizations, including the ECB and the EU Commission, and major financial intermediaries. Furthermore, he directed the finance program of the CEPR and is also a columnist for the Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore.