Yale appoints Moscarini as Bartlett professor of economics

Yale University has named macroeconomist Giuseppe Moscarini as Philip Golden Bartlett professor of economics.

He took up the new academic post on July 1, and teaches courses at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Moscarini has been a member of the Yale faculty since 1996. He is a member of the faculty of arts and sciences in the university’s department of economics, and also has an appointment with the Yale School of Management.

Previously he held the Henry Kohn associate professor chair at Yale, and has held visiting positions at New York University, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and the Georgetown University Center of Economic Research.

His research has focused on macroeconomic and information economics, with an emphasis on pricing, inflation and monetary policy, as well as labor markets.

Moscarini is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, where he co-chairs the working group on aggregate labor markets. He is also a fellow of the econometric society.

Since 2007, he has chaired the department’s Ph.D. job placement committee, and he is co-director of the Macroeconomics Research Program at the Cowles Foundation for Economic Research. 

Moscarini received his Ph.D. from MIT and his undergraduate degree in economics and business from La Sapienza university in Rome.