Department of Economics and Business Economics

Luca Macedoni

Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Luca Macedoni

Profile

Assistant Professor

Member of the Industrial Organization and Trade Section
Research Secretary: Susan Stilling

Personal Webpage

Current Appointment

  • Assistant Professor, Aarhus University, Department of Economics and Business Economics (2017-)


Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of California, Davis, 2017
  • M.A. in Economics, University of California at Davis, 2013
  • M.Sc. in Management Engineering (Summa cum laude), Politecnico di Milano, 2011
  • B.Sc. in Management Engineering (Summa cum laude), Politecnico di Milano, 2009


Working Papers


Work in Progress

  • Welfare Effects of International Regulatory Protectionism (with Ariel Weinberger)
  • Oligopoly and Oligopsony in International Trade (with Vladimir Tyazhelnikov)


Publications

  • “Exchange Rate Devaluation and Reshuffling of Global Jobs”, with F. Sdogati, Journal of Economic Integration, 2013; 28(2):241-268. Awarded the Dae-Yang Prize for best article in 2013.


Honors and Awards    

  • Provost's Dissertation Year Fellowship (2016-17)
  • Top Ph.D. submission, Rocky Mountain Empirical Trade Conference (2016)
  • Golden Key International Honour Society (2014-present)
  • UC Davis Fellowships (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Tommaso Padoa Schioppa Prize for best thesis in Milan (€10,000) (2012)
  • Alta Scuola Politecnica (M.Sc.) (2011-2012)    


Research Assistantships    

  • Research Assistant for Professor I. Simonovska, UC Davis (Summer-Fall 2014, Summer 2015)
  • Research Assistant for Professor F. Sdogati, Politecnico di Milano (Winter-Spring 2012)


Teaching Assistantships    

  • International Economics Relations, UC Davis (Fall 2015, Winter 2016)
  • Macroeconomics Theory (Graduate), UC Davis (Winter 2015)
  • Macroeconomic Policy, UC Davis (Spring 2014)    
  • International Trade, UC Davis (Winter 2014)
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics, UC Davis (Summer 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2015)
  • Principles of Macroeconomics, UC Davis (Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Spring 2013)
  • International Economics, Politecnico di Milano and Como (Spring 2012)
  • International Economics, MIP Politecnico di Milano (Winter 2012, Spring 2012)


Conference Presentation

  • 2017: Aarhus University, LMU Munich, Bank of Italy, HEC Montreal, Western Social Science Association 59th Annual Conference, DEGIT (scheduled), ETSG (Scheduled)
  • 2016: Fall 2016 Midwest International Trade Meetings, UC Berkeley Trade Workshop, European Trade Study Group (ETSG), North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society, Rocky Mountain Empirical Trade Conference, Int’l/Macro Lunch Seminar (UC Davis)
  • 2015: Fall 2015 Midwest International Trade Meetings, Int’l/Macro Lunch Seminar (UC Davis)
  • 2014: International/Macro Lunch Seminar Series (UC Davis)
  • 2012: 73rd International Atlantic Economic Conference, Istanbul


Department Service

  • Organizer, International/Macroeconomics Brownbag Series, UC Davis (Spring, Fall 2015)


Referee

  • Economics Letters, International Economic Review, The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, The Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization and The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development


Other skills

  • Language: Italian (native), English (fluent), French (conversational), Danish (elementary)
  • Computer skills: Matlab, R, Python, Stata, Microsoft Office, Latex, Gauss


References    
Ina Simonovska, dissertation chair
University of California, Davis
Department of Economics
inasimonovska@ucdavis.edu    

Robert C. Feenstra
University of California, Davis
Department of Economics
rcfeenstra@ucdavis.edu
    
Alan M. Taylor
University of California, Davis
Department of Economics
amtaylor@ucdavis.edu

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