Chiara Scotti is the chief of the Financial Stability Assessment section in the Division of Financial Stability of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Her research spans a variety of topics in applied macro and finance, including real-time data, real-time measurement of business conditions, macroeconomic surprises and uncertainty, as well as the impact of unconventional monetary policy.
Her real-time index of U.S. business conditions, the Aruoba-Diebold-Scotti index and the surprise and uncertainty indexes are widely used in academic papers and industry analyses. She has published in a variety of refereed journals including The Journal of Monetary Economics and The Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. Her work also covers financial stability and asset managers.
She holds a B.A. in Economics (summa cum laude) from Bocconi University and a Master and Ph. D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Before obtaining her Ph.D., she worked as an analyst for Credit Suisse in London and as a Ph.D. intern for the European Central Bank in Frankfurt. She is visiting Bocconi University in Milan until December 2017.