Francesco Franco
Francesco Franco
Assistant Professor (Adjunct)

Francesco Franco has been Assistant Professor at Nova School of Business and Economics since 2004. He earned his PhD in Economics from the Massachussets Institute of Technology. His research interests include fluctuations and applied macroeconomics; topics on which he has published in Portuguese and international journals. He is referee of various journals; among which the American Economic Review; Review of Economics and Statistics; Applied Economics and the Journal of the European Economic Association.    He is currently working on research projects on identification in macroeconomics and on finance and macroeconomic fluctuations.

PhD in Economics - Massachusets Institute of Technology (1999-2004)

Master in Economics - Bocconi University (1997-1998)

Laurea in Economia Politica -  Bocconi University (1991-1996)

International Macroeconomics, Applied macroeconomics, Identification in macroeconomics, Finance and macroeconomic fluctuations

  • Brinca, Pedro, Ferreira, Miguel H., Franco, Francesco, Holter, Hans A., Malafry, Laurence (2021). Fiscal consolidation programs and income inequality. International Economic Review, 62 (1), 405-460.
  • Bonfim, Diana, Dai, Qinglei, Franco, Francesco (2018). The number of bank relationships and borrowing costs: the role of information asymmetries. Journal Of Empirical Finance, 46, 191-209.
  • Franco, Francesco, Philippon, Thomas (2007). Firms and aggregate dynamics. Review of Economics and Statistics, 89 (4), 587-600.
  • Brinca, Pedro, Ferreira, Miguel H., Franco, Francesco, Holter, Hans A., Malafry, Laurence(2020), Fiscal consolidation programs and income inequality.
  • Brinca, Pedro, Ferreira, Miguel A., Franco, Francesco, Holter, Hans Aasnes, Malafry, Laurence(2017), (Stockholm University, Department of Economics), Fiscal consolidation pograms and income inequality.