Luigi Bocola joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis as a research economist in 2014. In 2015 he will join the staff at Northwestern University as an assistant professor of economics. Luigi received a B.A. in international studies from Università di Torino, an M.A. in economics also from Università di Torino, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. His work has been published in Rivista di Politica Economica, and his major areas of interest are macroeconomics, time series econometrics, and financial economics.