Davide Debortoli is ICREA Research Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, a Research Professor at the Barcelona School of Economics, an Associate Researcher at CREi, and a Research Fellow of the CEPR. He is also an Associate Editor at the Journal of Monetary Economics. He previously worked as Assistant Professor at the University of California San Diego, and held visiting positions at Bocconi University, the Norges Bank and at De Nederlansche Bank. He was awarded an International Incoming Marie Curie Fellowship from the European Research Council (2015) and the Wim Duisenberg Fellowship from the European Central Bank (2022). He has published articles in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Economics Studies, the NBER Macroeconomics Annual, and other leading economic journals. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in 2008.
Davide Debortoli main research interests are in the area of macroeconomics, with a special focus on business cycles, fiscal policies and monetary policies. One of his line of research has focused on the implications of (lack of) government credibility for the design of optimal fiscal and monetary policies, and for public debt management. In a different line of research he studies the role of heterogeneity and inequality among households for the propagation of aggregate shocks, and the associated policy implications.