Professor of Economics at London Business School, non-executive director of UniCredit Banking Group and AGEAS Insurance Group, and Chair of the Scientific Council at the Brussels based think-tank Bruegel. Lucrezia was Director General of Research at the European Central Bank from March 2005 to September 2008. She was research director of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in 2011- 2013, first Chairman of the CEPR Euro Area Business Cycle Dating Committee, and co-founder and scientist in charge of the Euro Area Business Cycle Network.
Lucrezia pioneered econometric models for large data and co-developed with Domenico Giannone the techniques that are the basis of now-casting. She also does research on monetary policy and the business cycle. Lucrezia is a Fellow of the British Academy. See Lucrezia's web page here.
Formerly a director of Misys plc, the UK software group, previously an investment banker with Salomon Brothers and S.G.Warburg, and a management consultant with McKinsey & Co. Jasper has experience of finance, operations, and of business start-ups.
Economist at Now-Casting, Alberto is a PhD candidate in Quantitative Economics at the Universite libre de Bruxelles. He holds a BA and MA in Economics from the University of Rom "La Sapienza", and an MSc and PhD in Economics fom LUISS Guido Carli. His research includes analyses of the impact of macroeconomic news on asset prices and applications of now-casting models. Previously he worked as a consultant at Ernst & Young, and collaborated as an external consultant to Now-Casting since 2012.
Manager at Now-Casting, Daniela is also a PhD candidate in Management a the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and marketing activities of Now-Casting. Daniela holds an MSc from the LSE and a BSc from the Rotterdam School of Management. Previously, she worked in market research, serving consultancy and institutional investor clients globally.
Economist at Now-Casting, Filippo has recently graduated with a double degree from LUISS Guido Carli (MS in Economics and Finance) and Fordham Gabelli School of Business (MS in Global Finance). He has previously worked in the investment management industry.
Economist at Now-Casting, Thomas holds a BA from New York University and a MSc from the London School of Economics, both in Economics.
Consultant at Now-Casting, Jack is a Lecturer in Economics at the University of East Anglia. Jack's research focuses on forecasting variables which are important in macroeconomics, finance and also energy and the environment. Recent work includes research into the performance and specification of factor-augmented forecasting models.
A business development professional, Aude started her career in the oil industry, setting up the first Western-style investor relations department at a Russian listed company, Yukos Oil, in 1999. She since worked for Goldman Sachs International in prime brokerage, covering hedge funds and hedge fund investors. She holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School.
Consultant at Now-Casting, and a post-doctoral researcher at the Catholic University of Piacenza. Daniela has conducted extensive research into the now-casting model and its application. She received her PhD from Catholic University of Piacenza and subsequently worked as an economist at the European Central Bank.
Consultant at Now-Casting, and a PhD student and sessional Lecturer at Birkbeck College, University of London. His research interests are in Monetary Economics, Macroeconomics and Forecasting applications. Currently, he is studying the impact of news shocks to future monetary policy on asset prices and the real economy.
Now-Casting is a new, online service delivering high frequency, short-term forecasts for the world’s major economies – in real time. These forecasts (or ‘now-casts’) are generated by a state-of-the-art econometric model, which updates all forecasts automatically whenever any significant data release is published. At present Now-Casting covers the Euro-Area, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, UK, US, Brazil, China. Other countries are coming soon. Now-Casting output is delivered to subscribers via our web site, via automated email alerts, and via data downloads.