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Caterina Mendicino

Research

Division

Monetary Policy Research

Current Position

Lead Economist

Fields of interest

Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Email

caterina.mendicino1@ecb.europa.eu

Biography

Other current responsibilities
2018-2021

Coordinator, ECB Research Task Force on Monetary Policy, Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability

2017-2018

Coordinator, DG-Research Strategic Priority on the New Macroprudential Framework

2015-2017

Coordinator development of the financial block of the ECB-MC multi country model

2015-2017

Work-stream Coordinator, ECB Task Force on Operazionalizing Macroprudential Research (OMRTF)

2014-2016

Work-stream Coordinator, ESCB/WGEM-Low Inflation Task Force

2015

ECB representative, Basel Committee’s Policy Development Group, Research Task Force on the Integration of Regulatory Capital and Liquidity Instruments

2011-2014

Member, ESCB Research Network on Macroprudential Policy (MaRS)

2008-2011

Member, ESCB Working Group on Econometric Modelling

Education
2000-2006

PhD Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

2003-2004

Marie-Curie PhD Fellowship Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

1999-2000

MA Economics, Coripe-University of Turin, Italy

1994-1999

BA Economics, University Rome III, Italy

1986-1994

BA Classical Music, Conservatory of Classical Music “N. Piccinni” Bari, Italy

Professional experience
2020-

Lead/Senior Lead Economist, Monetary Policy Research Division, Directorate General Research, European Central Bank

2015-2019

Principal Economist, Monetary Policy Research Division, Directorate General Research, European Central Bank

2013-2015

Economist (ESCB-IO), Financial Research Division, Directorate General Research, European Central Bank

2008-2013

Research Economist, Monetary Policy Division, Economics and Research Department, Bank of Portugal

2006-2008

Economist, Monetary and Financial Analysis Department, Bank of Canada

2003-2006

Research Fellow (Assegno di Ricerca), Economic Policy Research Group, University Rome III, Italy

2005

Summer Graduate Research Programme, Monetary Policy Research Division, Directorate General Research, European Central Bank

Awards
2021

[*] Best paper award of the MARC Conference

2014

[*] Research Fellowship, UECE-ISEG, Portugal (2014 - )

2010

[*] Research Fellowship, UNICEE, Catholic University, Portugal (2010- 2012)

2006

[*] Research Fellowship, Ente Luigi Einaudi, Italy; Research Grant, Louis Fraenckels stipendiefond, Sweden

2004

[*] Marie-Curie PhD Fellowship of the European Union (HPMT-CT-2001-00327); [*] Research Grant Project: "Credit Frictions and Business Cycle", Bankforskningstitutet, Sweden (2004-2006)

2003

[*]Marie-Curie Early Stage Training program of the European Union (HPMT-CT-2000-00116).

2002

[*] Research Grant, Project "Financial Liberalization, Financial Fragility and Economic Growth" (J02/37), J. Wallander's Foundation Handelsbanken, Sweden (2002-2003)

2001

[*] Scholarship, Liungbergs Foundation, Stockholm University, Sweden (2001-2002); [*] Research Grant, Kocks Linberg Foundation, Sweden (2001, 2002); [*] Research Grant, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stiftelsen Söderströms CC Foundation, Sweden; [*]"Fausto Vicarelli" Undergraduate Thesis Award, Ente Luigi Einaudi, Italy;

2000

[*]Scholarship, Widar Bagges Foundation, Stockholm University, Sweden (2000-2001)

1999

[*] Scholarship, CORIPE, Italy (1999-2000); *] Best Graduates Award, University of Rome III, Italy

1994

[*]Scholarship, University of Rome III, Italy (1994-1997)

Teaching experience
2010-2011

Applied Macroeconomics (M.Sc) , Lecturer, Department of Economics, Catholic University, Portugal

2003-2005

Economic Policy (BA), Lecturer, Department of Economics, University Rome III, Italy

2003

Microeconomics I (PhD), Teaching Assistant, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

2002

Macroeconomics II (PhD), Teaching Assistant, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

ECB publications
19 February 2021
8 February 2021
27 January 2021
25 May 2020
24 May 2019
13 July 2018
15 June 2018
11 October 2017
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30 June 2017
9 July 2015
2 April 2015
2 April 2015
25 February 2013
30 March 2007
External publications
2021
Journal of Monetary Economics
Policy Uncertainty, Lender of Last Resort and the Real Economy
  • M. Jasova
  • C. Mendicino
  • D. Supera
2021
Journal of Money Credit and Banking
Expectation-Driven Cycles and the Changing Dynamics of Unemployment
  • A. D'Agostino
  • C. Mendicino
  • F. Puglisi
2020
Journal of Monetary Economics
Bank Capital in the Short and in the Long Run
  • C. Mendicino
  • K. Nikolov
  • J. Suarez
  • D. Supera
2019
Journal of Macroeconomics
Inflation Dynamics and Adaptive Expectations in an Estimated DSGE Model
  • P. Gelain
  • N. Iskraev
  • C. Mendicino
  • K. Lansing
2018
Journal of Monetary Economics
Optimal Inflation with Corporate Taxation and Financial Constraints
  • D. Finocchiaro
  • G. Lombardo
  • C. Mendicino
  • P.Weil
2018
Economic Modelling
Risk Shocks in a Small Open Economy: Business Cycle Dynamics in Canada
  • C. Mendicino
  • Y. Zhang
2018
Journal of Money Credit and Banking
Optimal Dynamic Capital Requirements
  • C. Mendicino
  • K. Nikolov
  • J. Suarez
  • D. Supera
2017
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
Monetary Policy Shocks: We Got News!
  • S. Gomes
  • N. Iskrev
  • C. Mendicino
2017
Economic Modelling
Expectations-Driven Cycles in the Housing Market
  • L. Lambertini
  • C. Mendicino
  • M.T. Punzi
2016
Canadian Journal of Economics
Housing Collateral, Residential Investment and the Canadian Business Cycle
  • I. Christensen
  • P. Corrigan
  • C. Mendicino
  • S. Nishiyama
2016
Economics Letters
Financial Shocks, Comovement and Credit Frictions
  • D.Finocchiaro
  • C. Mendicino
2015
International Journal of Central Banking
Assessing Capital Requirements in a Macroeconomic Model with Three Layers of Defaults
  • L. Clerc
  • S. Moyen
  • A. Derviz
  • C. Mendicino
  • K. Nikolov
  • L. Stracca
  • J. Suarez
  • A.Vardoulakis
2014
Journal of Banking and Finance.
House Prices, Capital Inflows and Macroprudential Policy
  • C. Mendicino
  • M.T. Punzi
2014
Applied Economics Letters
Financial and Economic Downturns in OECD Countries
  • M. Haavio
  • C. Mendicino
  • M.T. Punzi
2014
Economics Letters
Heterogeneous Firms and the Impact of Government Policy on Welfare and Informality
  • C. Mendicino
  • M. Prado
2013
Journal Economic Dynamics and Control
Leaning Against Boom-Bust Cycles in Credit and Housing Prices: Monetary and Macroprudential Policy
  • L. Lambertini
  • C. Mendicino
  • M.T. Punzi
2013
Journal of Financial Stability
Expectation-Driven Cycles in the Housing Market: Evidence from Survey
  • L. Lambertini
  • C. Mendicino
  • M.T. Punzi
2013
Economic Modelling
Price-Level Targeting Rules and Financial Shocks: the Case of Canada
  • A. Dib
  • C. Mendicino
  • Y. Zhang
2013
International Journal of Central Banking
House Prices, Credit Growth, and Excess Volatility: Implications for Monetary and Macroprudential Policy
  • with P. Gelain
  • M. Caterina
  • K.Lansing
2012
Economics Letters
On the Amplification Role of Collateral Constraints
  • C. Mendicino
2017
Achieving Financial Stability Challenges to Prudential Regulation, World Schientific Publishing Co.
Capital Regulation: Lessons from a Macroeconomic Model
  • K.Nikolov
  • C.Mendicino
  • D.Supera
2016
Macroprudential Bulletin, European Central Bank, vol. 1
Capital requirements in a model for the SSM area with three layers of default
  • Colciago
  • A.
  • Fahr
  • S.
  • Hurtado
  • S.
  • Mendicino
  • C.
  • Nikolov
  • K.
  • Supera
  • D.
2014
Research Bulletin, European Central Bank, vol. 21, pages 12-15
House prices and expectations
  • C. Mendicino
2014
Financial Stability Review, Banque de France
Macroprudential capital tools: assessing their rationale and effectiveness
  • L. Clerc
  • S. Moyen
  • A. Derviz
  • C. Mendicino
  • K. Nikolov
  • L. Stracca
  • J. Suarez
  • A.Vardoulakis
2014
Economic Bulletin Article, Bank of Portugal
The 3D Model: a Framework to Assess Capital Regulation
  • L. Clerc
  • S. Moyen
  • A. Derviz
  • C. Mendicino
  • K. Nikolov
  • L. Stracca
  • J. Suarez
  • A.Vardoulakis
2013
Economic Bulletin Article, Bank of Portugal
Confidence and economic activity: the case of Portugal
  • C. Mendicino
  • M. T. Punzi
2011
Macroprudential Regulation and Policy, Bank for International Settlements, ISBN: 1609-0381.
Boom-Bust Cycles and Stabilization Policy
  • C. Mendicino
  • M.T. Punzi
2011
Economic Bulletin Article, Bank of Portugal
"Stabilization Policy and Boom-Bust Cycles - Monetary and Macro-Prudential Rules
  • C. Mendicino
  • M. T. Punzi
2010
Moneda y Crédito, vol. 230, 2010. ISSN:0026-959X.
Housing Market and Macroeconomic Boom-Bust Cycles
  • C. Mendicino
  • M. T. Punzi
2009
Economic Bulletin Article, Bank of Portugal
Monetary Policy Expectations and Boom-Bust Cycles in the Housing Market
  • C. Mendicino
2006
The Economics Institute for Research EFI, ISBN: 91-7258-705-9.
Financial Market Imperfections, Business Cycle Fluctuations and Economic Growth
  • C. Mendicino
2004
SSE/EFI Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance 567, Stockholm School of Economics
Financial Liberalization, Bank Crises and Growth: Assessing the links
  • A. Bonfiglioni
  • C. Mendicino