Steering Committee

The ADEMU Steering Committee is responsible for the coordination of activities across all work packages. The members of the Steering Committee are:

Committee Member Profiles (alphabetical)

Radim Boháček is a Senior Researcher at CERGE at the Charles University and the Economics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. He serves as a country team leader for the Survey of Health, Retirement, and Ageing in Europe (SHARE ERIC) in the Czech Republic. His research interests include general equilibrium models with heterogeneous agents, dynamic macroeconomic policy, and optimal government policies. He has published in journals such as the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Economic Journal, the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, and the Journal of Macroeconomics.


Giancarlo Corsetti (Ph.D. Yale, 1992) is Professor of Macroeconomics at Cambridge University. He has taught at the European University Institute in Florence, as Pierre Werner Chair; the University of Rome III; Yale University and the University of Bologna.

His main fields of interest are international economics and open-economy macroeconomics with contributions covering a wide range of theoretical and policy issues: currency and fiscal instability, international transmission mechanisms, monetary and fiscal policy, financial and real integration and global imbalances. His articles have appeared in the American Economic Review, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Policy, Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and the Review of Economic Studies, among others. He has been a long-serving co-editor of the Journal of International Economics.

He is co-director of the International Macroeconomic Programme at CEPR. He is a consultant of the Directorate-General for Research at the European Central Bank as well as of the Bank of England. He has been a regular visiting professor in central banks and international financial and monetary institutions. He is a member of Council of the European Economic Association, for which he has served as Program Chairman of the 2007 Annual Congress in Budapest. For ten years, he has been a member of the European Economic Advisory Group of CESIFO, preparing a yearly Report on the European Economy. He is a regular contributor to Voxeu.


Luca Gambetti is affiliated professor at Barcelona GSE and associate professor of Economics at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He was awarded a Ph.D. in Economics from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. His research interests are in Quantitative and Applied Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics and Time Series Analysis. In particular he has worked on empirical models about the effects of monetary policy on stock market bubbles or about the structural dynamics of output and inflation. He has publications in the Journal of Monetary Economics, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, and the Economic Journal.


Thomas Hintermaier is Professor of Economics at the University of Bonn. His research interests include Macroeconomics and Financial Economics. He has published in Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Economics Dynamics and Control, Review of Economic Dynamics, and others.


David Levine joined the EUI in September 2013. He is on leave as John H. Biggs Distinguished Professor of Economics at Washington University in St. Louis. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society, an Economic Theory Fellow, a research associate of the NBER, and of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. His scientific research is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation. He is the author of Is Behavioral Economics Doomed? (with Michele Boldrin), of Against Intellectual Monopoly (with Drew Fudenberg), and of Learning in Games, and has edited several conference volumes. He has published extensively in professional journals, including the American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Economic Theory, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and the American Political Science Review.


Ramon Marimon is Professor of Economics at the European University Institute, as well as being Chairman of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, and Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (on leave). He is Chair President of the Society for Economic Dynamics (2012-2015) and Research Fellow of CEPR and NBER. He was previously an Assistant and Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota, Secretary of State for Science and Technology of the Government of Spain (2000-02), and President of the Spanish Economic Association (2004). He was a co-founder of UPF as Dean and Chair of the Department of Economics and Business (1990-91), and founder and director of the Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI, 1994). He has also been advisor of the European Commission on R&D policy. His research interests include Macroeconomics, Monetary and Fiscal Theory, Contract Theory, Learning Theory, Labour Theory, Economics of Innovation, Science and Technology Policy. He has published in Econometrica, the Journal of Political Economy, the American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Theory, the Review of Economic Dynamics, and others. He also writes frequent opinion columns for El País newspaper.


Franck Portier is a Professor of Economics at the Toulouse School of Economics. He obtained his Ph.D. from Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne in 1993. His main fields of interest are business cycle theory, international macroeconomics, structural macroeconometrics, fiscal and monetary policy. He has published his work in journals such as the Review of Economic Dynamics, Economics Letters, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, the American Economic Review and the Journal of Monetary Economics. He is a Senior Member of the Institut Universitaire de France. He was Scientific Program Co-Chair of the Society for Economic Dynamics Annual Meetings in 2003.


Morten O. Ravn is Professor of Economics and currently Head of the Department of Economics at UCL. He is also co-director of the ESRC Research Centre for Macroeconomics. He also serves as joint Managing Editor of the Economic Journal, is an Associate Editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association, a Research Fellow of the CEPR, and a council member of the European Economic Association. He is a former Professor of Economics at the European University Institute and the University of Southampton, Associate Professor at London Business School and Assistant Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and the University of Aarhus. He is a consultant at Norges Bank. His research interests include fiscal policy, business cycles, international macroeconomics and applied econometrics. His work has been published in the American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of Economic Dynamics, Economic Journal and many other journals.


Pedro Teles is a Full Professor at Católica-Lisbon. He is also a researcher at the Bank of Portugal and a Research Fellow of the CEPR. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago, and was a Senior Economist in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago between 2001 and 2004. He has taught in the Ph.D. programs at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and University College London, and has worked on various issues of monetary and fiscal policy, including the optimality of the Friedman rule, time consistent policies, optimal stabilization policy, optimal currency areas, and instruments of monetary policy. His work is published in the Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory and Journal of Monetary Economics.