Welcome to my personal website!
I am a research economist at the ECB, specializing in finance and growth, empirical banking, and entrepreneurship.
Disclaimer: The material on this website does not represent the views of the ECB or the Eurosystem.
Do Credit Shocks Affect Labor Demand? Evidence from Employment and Wages during the Financial Crisis (with Jorg Rocholl) is forthcoming in the Journal of Financial Intermediation.
Waking Up from the American Dream: On the Experience of Young Americans during the Housing Boom of the 2000s (with Luc Laeven) was published in the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (Lead article).
Sovereign Stress and SMEs' Access to Finance: Evidence from the ECB's SAFE Survey (with Annalisa Ferrando and Gregory F. Udell) was published in the Journal of Banking and Finance.
Exporting Sovereign Stress: Evidence from Syndicated Bank Lending During the Euro Area Sovereign Debt Crisis (with Neeltje Van Horen) was awarded the Pagano-Zechner Prize for the best non-investment paper in the Review of Finance during 2015.
Gender Bias and Credit Access (with Steven Ongena) was published in the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.
A Lost Generation? Education Choices and Employment Outcomes during the Housing Boom-Bust Cycle of the 2000s (with Luc Laeven) was published in the American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings.
I will present The Invisible Hand of the Government: Moral Suasion During the Sovereign Debt Crisis at the Bank of Portugal on September 29.
I will present Politics, Banks, and Sub-Sovereign Debt: Unholy Trinity or Divine Coincidence? at the University of Zurich on October 20.