Julian di Giovanni is an ICREA Research Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, the Deputy Director for Research and a Research Professor at the Barcelona GSE, a Research Associate at the CREI, and a Research Fellow of the CEPR. He worked for the Research Department of the IMF from 2004-2013. He has been a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, and a Visiting Scholar at numerous central banks and international organizations. He was awarded an International Incoming Fellowship from the European Research Council Marie Curie Actions (2014), and a European Research Council Consolidator Grant (2016). He has published in the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of the European Economic Association, and other leading economic journals. He received his PhD in Economics at the University of California, Berkeley in 2004.