Barbara Rossi

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Social & Behavioural Sciences

Before joining UPF, Prof. Rossi was Associate Professor (with tenure) at Duke University. She held visiting positions at the Philadelphia Fed, Berkeley, ENSAE-CREST, U. of Montreal, Atlanta Fed, ECB, Norges Bank, UCSD, U. of Sydney and Concordia U. Prof. Rossi is the Editor of the Journal of Applied Econometrics and a coeditor of the International Journal of Central Banking, and served as associate editor of the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Quantitative Economics and JEDC. She is a CEPR Fellow and member of the CEPR Business Cycle Dating Committee, a member of the Council of the EEA and the European Standing Committee of the Econometric Society, the Vice Chair of the Scientific Committee of the EABCN and a director of the International Association for Applied Econometrics. She is also a research associate at CREI and a Barcelona GSE Research Professor. Her past or present grants include NSF, ERC, MICINN, BBVA and Marie Curie CIG.

Research interests

Specializing in time series econometrics and empirical applications in international finance and macroeconomics, her current research has both a theoretical and an empirical focus. It encompasses theoretical analyses of the forecasting ability of economic models as well as model selection in the presence of instabilities. Her empirical works range from model comparisons of DSGE models, forecasting exchange rates, purchasing power parity analysis, to impulse response functions. She teaches applied time series econometrics as well as graduate econometrics and macroeconometrics courses.

Selected publications

– Ismailov A & Rossi B 2018, ‘Uncertainty and Deviations from Uncovered Interest Rate Parity’, Journal of International Money and Finance 88, pp 242-259

Selected research activities

2015-2019 · Editor, Journal of Applied Econometrics

2017-2019 · Co-editor, International Journal of Central Banking

2017-2019 · Vice Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Euro Area Business Cycle Network

2017-          · Founding Fellow, International Association of Applied Econometrics

2017-2021 · Member of the Council of the European Economic Association

Invited Speaker at:

-XXIII Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) and Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society (LAMES), November 2018

-2018 Asian Meetings of the Econometrics Society (Seoul, Korea)

-2018 Royal Economic Society Annual Conference (Brighton, UK)

-2018 Advances in Applied Macro-Finance Conference (Turkey)