Reader in Economics
9 Mappin Street
S1 4DT, UK
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Alberto graduated from the University of Padova (Italy) and gained his MSc and PhD from Brunel University. Before joining the University of Sheffield he worked as a lecturer and senior lecturer in banking and finance at the University of Stirling.
Alberto teaches banking and finance at the undergraduate and postgraduate level
Research summary and PhD student supervision
Alberto’s research interests lie in the area of banking, financial markets and household finance. A central theme of his work has been the interaction between financial markets, monetary policy and the real economy at both a national, regional and individual level.
Alberto is interested in supervising PhD students with topics that are in line with the research interests described above.
Selected Recent Publications
“Liquidity shocks and banking networks” (with Yifei Cao and Ian Gregory-Smith), Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money (forthcoming).
“Competition and financial constraints: a two-sided story” (with M. Bernini), 2017, Journal International Money and Finance, Vol. 70, pp. 88–109.
“Interest rate pass-through in Italy”. (with O. Napolitano and B. Siliverstovs), 2016, Regional Studies, Vol. 50(8), pp. 1404-1419.
“Well-being and the tradeoff between unemployment and inflation”, (with D. Blanchflower, D. Bell and M. Moro), 2014, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, 46 (S2), pages 117–141.
“Aggregate and regional house price to earnings ratio dynamics in the UK” (with A. Gregoriou and A. Kontonikas), 2014, Urban Studies, 51 (13). pp. 2916-2927.
“International Evidence on the New Keynesian Phillips Curve Using Aggregate and Disaggregate Data” (with J. Byrne and A. Kontonikas) 2013, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Vol. 45(8), pages 913-932.