Evi Pappa is Professor of Macroeconomics at the European University Institute.
Pappa joined the Institute in September 2011, from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), where she is an associate professor. Pappa is also a research professor at Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
After graduating from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Pappa was an assistant professor of economics at the London School of Economics (2001-2006), Bocconi University (2004-2005) and UAB (2005-2006). Her main research interests are international macroeconomics and monetary and fiscal Policy. Given Pappa's interest in monetary policy analysis, she has been a visiting researcher in many central banks, such as the Bank of England, the European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and the Riksbank (Sweden). She is a member of the Applied Macroeconomics Network (Amen), is a MOVE (Markets Organizations and Voting in Economics) Research Fellow and a Research Affiliate of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). She received the IGIER Scholarship for Young Researchers in 2003-2004, the Paolo Baffi Fellowship in 2008 and the Ramon Areces scholarship in 2010. Pappa has published in international journals such as Journal of Monetary Economics, International Economic Review, Journal of Public Economics and Economic Policy.
This talk will present research from two projects: Sentimental Business Cycles and Does Economic Insecurity Really Impact on Gun Violence at US Schools?, both jointly produced with Morten Ravn and Andresa Lagerborg.