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Maria Elena Bontempi

Associate Professor

Department of Economics

Academic discipline: SECS-P/01 Economics

Short Bio

Maria Elena Bontempi, Roberto Golinelli, Michele Frigeri and Matteo Squadrani defined a new indicator of economic and political uncertainty (EURQ [http://policyuncertainty.com/EURQ_monthly.html], economic uncertainty related queries) based on the "big data" of internet searches for specific keywords. The indicator has been included in the Economic Policy Uncertainty Index [http://policyuncertainty.com/index.html] website edited by Steven Davis (Chicago University), Nick Bloom (Stanford University) and Scott Baker (Northwestern University), the most influential in the world for the literature studying uncertainty. EURQ is available for US and Italy; under construction for France, Germany and UK. Go to the Curriculum vitae

Contacts

E-mail:
mariaelena.bontempi@unibo.it
Tel:
+39 051 20 9 2627
Fax:
+39 051 20 9 2664

Other contacts

Web:

Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche
Strada Maggiore 45, Bologna - Go to map

Office hours

Every Tuesday, from 10 am to midday, in my office in Strada Maggiore 45, Bologna. It 's always better to send an email to mariaelena.bontempi@unibo.it for agreements on particular needs (day, time and place).

 

Internationalization
Call for applications Erasmus+ Traineeship 2019-2020
Info Meeting Monday, 6 May at noon in Aula Magna, Department of Economics, Piazza Scaravilli 2.

 

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