Cimadomo, Jacopo


  • Principal Economist, Fiscal Policies Division, DG Economic Developments

Fields of interest:

  • Fiscal and monetary policy
  • Business cycle analysis
  • Real-time data
  • Forecasting


  • 2008: Ph.D. in Economics and Statistics, Free University of Brussels (ULB), European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES)
  • 2001: M.Sc. in Economics and Statistics. Free University of Brussels (ULB), European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES)
  • 1999: Degree (B.A.) in Economics, Bocconi University, Milan

Professional experience:

  • February 2017-present: Principal Economist, Fiscal Policies Division, ECB
  • 2015 (January-June): Senior Economist, Monetary Policy Strategy Division, ECB
  • 2014 (January-June): Senior Economist, Monetary Policy Research Division, ECB
  • 2008-2017: Economist and Senior Economist, Fiscal Policies Division, ECB
  • 2005-2007: Economist, Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales (CEPII)
  • 2004: Economist, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Department of the Treasury
  • 2002-2003: Research Analyst, Euro Area Business Cycle Network (EABCN)
Title Authors Where
Signals from the government: Policy Disagreement and the Transmission of Fiscal Shocks G. Callegari, J. Cimadomo, G. Ricco Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 82, pages 107-118, 2016.
Combining Time-Variation and Mixed-Frequencies: an Analysis of Government Spending Multipliers in Italy J. Cimadomo, A. D'Agostino Journal of Applied Econometrics, vol. 31(7), pages 1276-1290, 2016.
How do Experts Forecast Sovereign Spreads? J. Cimadomo, P. Claeys, M. Poplawski-Ribeiro European Economic Review, vol. 87, pages 216-235, 2016.
Real-Time Data and Fiscal Policy Analysis: A Survey of the Literature J. Cimadomo Journal of Economic Surveys, vol. 30(2), pages 302-326, 2016.
The Confidence Effects of Fiscal Consolidations R. Beetsma, J. Cimadomo, O. Furtuna, M. Giuliodori Economic Policy, vol. 30(83), pages 439-489, 2015.
Fiscal Consolidations and Banks Balance Sheets J. Cimadomo, S. Hauptmeier, T. Zimmermann Journal of International Money and Finance, vol. 45(C), pages 74-90, 2014.
Changing Patterns of Fiscal Policy Multipliers in Germany, the U.K. and the U.S. A. Bénassy-Quéré, J. Cimadomo Journal of Macroeconomics, vol. 34(3), pages 845-873, 2012.
Discretionary Fiscal Policies over the Business Cycle: New Evidence based on the ESCB Disaggregated Approach L. Agnello, J. Cimadomo International Journal of Central Banking, vol, 8(2), pages 43-85, 2012.
Fiscal Policy in Real Time J. Cimadomo Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol. 114(2), pages 440-465, 2012.