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Roberto A. De Santis

Economics

Division

Business Cycle Analysis

Current Position

Senior Lead Economist

Fields of interest

Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics, International Economics

Email

roberto.de_santis@ecb.europa.eu

Biography

Education
1993-1998

PhD Economics, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

1991-1993

MSc in Quantitative Development Economics, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Professional experience
2019-

Senior Lead Economist - Business Cycle Analysis Division, DG Economics, ECB

2018-2019

Principal Economist - Monetary Strategy Division, DG Monetary Policy, ECB

2009-2018

Principal Economist/Senior Economist - Capital Markets and Financial Structures Division, DG Monetary Policy, ECB

2009-2009

Senior Economist - Macro Financial Analysis Division, DG Monetary Analysis and Statistics, Bank of England

2000-2009

Senior Economist/Economist - External Developments Division, DG Economic Developments, ECB

1997-2000

Economist - Kiel Institute of World Economics, University of Kiel, Germany

Awards
2018

First prize in the Best Paper Awards at the 2018 World Finance Conference

2017

Outstanding paper in Institutions and Markets at the 53rd meeting of the Eastern Finance Association

ECB publications
5 January 2021
Economic Bulletin Issue ,
11 September 2020
11 August 2020
2 July 2020
12 May 2020
Economic Bulletin Issue ,
14 November 2019
23 September 2019
Economic Bulletin Issue ,
4 September 2019
15 January 2019
8 November 2018
Economic Bulletin Issue ,
8 May 2018
Economic Bulletin Issue ,
5 May 2017
4 May 2017
17 November 2016
14 July 2016
5 July 2016
9 October 2015
27 April 2015
4 December 2014
22 July 2013
24 January 2013
14 May 2012
1 February 2012
3 March 2009
21 August 2008
31 July 2008
31 March 2008
13 March 2008
27 September 2007
27 September 2007
29 September 2006
17 July 2006
26 May 2006
28 September 2005
9 June 2005
28 February 2005
6 April 2004
1 February 2003
External publications
2021
European Economic Review
Unconventional monetary policy and corporate bond issuance
  • De Santis
  • Roberto A. and Zaghini
  • Andrea
2021
Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money.
Risk and Return in International Corporate Bond Markets
  • Bekaert
  • Geert and and De Santis
  • Roberto A.
2021
International Journal of Central Banking
ECB Corporate QE and the Loan Supply to Bank-Dependent Firms
  • Betz
  • Frank and De Santis
  • Roberto A.
2020
Economic Modelling
Impact of the Asset Purchase Programme on Euro Area Government Bond Yields using Market News
  • De Santis
  • Roberto A.
2020
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
Flow effects of central bank asset purchases on sovereign bond prices: Evidence from a natural experiment
  • De Santis
  • Roberto A. and Holm-Hadulla
  • Federic
2019
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
Redenomination risk
  • De Santis
  • R.A.
2019
Journal of Banking and Finance
Unobservable systematic risk, economic activity and stock market
  • De Santis
  • R.A.
2018
Journal of International Money and Finance
Unobservable country bond premia and fragmentation
  • De Santis
  • R.A.
2018
Journal of Applied Econometrics
Spillovers among sovereign debt markets: Identification through absolute magnitude restrictions
  • De Santis
  • R.A. and Zimic
  • S.
2015
Journal of Banking and Finance
Financial indicators signalling correlation changes in sovereign bond markets
  • De Santis
  • R.A. and Stein
  • M.
2015
Journal of International Money and Finance
A non-standard monetary policy shock: the ECB's 3-year LTROs and the shift in credit supply
  • Darracq-Paries
  • M. and De Sants
  • R.A.
2015
Empirical Economics
Quantity theory is alive: The role of international portfolio shifts
  • De Santis
  • R.A.
2015
Applied Economics Letters
Heterogeneity, monetary policy and banks
  • De Santis
  • R.A.
2014
Journal of Empirical Finance
The euro area sovereign debt crisis: Identifying flight-to-liquidity and the spillover mechanisms
  • De Santis
  • R.A.
2013
Economic Policy
Bank lending and monetary transmission in the euro area
  • De Santis
  • R.A. and Surico
  • P.
2013
Journal of International Money and Finance
Euro area money demand and international portfolio allocation: a contribution to assessing risks to price stability
  • De Santis
  • R.A.
  • Favero
  • C.A. and Roffia
  • B.
2012
German Economic Review
The minimum economic dividend for joining a currency union
  • Ca' Zorzi
  • M. De Santis
  • R.A. and Zampolli
  • Z.
2010
International Journal of Central Banking
The geography of international portfolio flows, international CAPM and the role of monetary policy frameworks
  • De Santis
  • R.A.
2009
European Economic Review
International portfolio reallocation: Diversification benefits and European monetary union
  • De Santis
  • R.A. and Gerard
  • B.
2009
Journal of International Money and Finance
On the determinants of net international portfolio flows: A global perspective
  • De Santis
  • R.A. and Lührmann
  • M.
2009
Economic Policy
Cross-border mergers and acquisitions and European integration
  • Coeurdacier
  • N.
  • De Santis
  • R.A. and Aviat
  • A.
2005
Journal of Economic Integration
Trade patterns and welfare
  • De Santis
  • R.A. and Stähler
  • F.
2004
Journal of International Economics
Endogenous market structures and the gains from foreign direct investment
  • De Santis
  • R.A. and Stähler
  • F.
2004
Economics Letters
Currency unions and the real exchange rate
  • Ca’ Zorzi
  • M. and De Santis
  • R.A.
2003
Energy Economics
Crude oil price fluctations and Saudi Arabia’s behaviour
  • De Santis
  • R.A.
2003
Journal of Regional Science
The impact of a customs union with the EU on Turkey’s internal migration under the two alternative Harris-Todaro and ‘wage curve’ settings
  • De Santis
  • R.A.
2002
Economic Modelling
Wage inequality between and within groups: Trade-induced or skill-bias technical change? Alternative AGE models for the UK
  • De Santis
  • R.A.
2002
Journal of Economic Integration
A computable general equilibrium model for open economies with imperfect competition and product differentiation
  • De Santis
  • R.A.
2001
German Economic Review
Trade policies for exporting industries under free entry
  • De Santis
  • R.A. and Stähler
  • F.
2000
Review of International Economics
Optimal export taxes, welfare, industry concentration and firm size: a general equilibrium analysis
  • De Santis
  • R.A.