Musso, Alberto

Monetary Policy


Monetary Analysis

Current position

Lead Economist

Fields of interest

Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics


  • 2005
    PhD in Economics (EUI)
  • 1996
    MA in Economics (University of Manchester)
  • 1994
    Laurea in Economia e Commercio (Universitá di Firenze)
Professional experience
  • 2014-
    Senior Economist/Principal Economist/Lead Economist, Monetary Analysis Division, Directorate General Monetary Policy, European Central Bank
  • 2008-2013
    Senior Economist, Monetary Policy Stance Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank
  • 2000-2007
    Economist/Senior Economist, Euro Area Macroeconomic Developments Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank

Journal publications

Haroon Mumtaz and Alberto Musso
The evolving impact of global, region-specific and country-specific uncertainty
Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, Forthcoming
Luca Gambetti and Alberto Musso
Loan supply shocks and the business cycle
Journal of Applied Econometrics, vol. 32, June/July 2017, pp. 764–782
Tommaso Proietti and Alberto Musso
Growth accounting for the euro area: a structural approach
Empirical Economics, vol. 43 (1), August 2012, pp. 219-44
Massimiliano Marcellino and Alberto Musso
The reliability of real-time estimates of the euro area output gap
Economic Modelling, vol. 28 (4), July 2011, pp. 1842-56
Alberto Musso, Stefano Neri and Livio Stracca
Housing, consumption and monetary policy: how different are the US and the euro area?
Journal of Banking & Finance, vol. 35 (11), November 2011, pp. 3019-41
Alberto Musso, Livio Stracca and Dick van Dijk
Instability and nonlinearity in the Euro area Phillips curve
International Journal of Central Banking, vol. 5 (2), June 2009, pp. 181-212
Tommaso Proietti, Alberto Musso and Thomas Westermann
Estimating potential output and the output gap for the euro area: a model-based production function approach
Empirical Economics, vol. 33 (1), July 2007, pp. 85-113
Alberto Musso and Steven Phillips
Comparing Projections and Outcomes of IMF-supported Programs
IMF Staff Papers, vol. 49 (1), 2002, pp. 22-48

Other publications

Alberto Musso
Basic characteristics of the euro area business cycle
Growth and Cycle in the Eurozone, G.L. Mazzi and G. Savio (eds), Palgrave McMillan, pp. 275-288.