Department of Economics


Prof. Dr. Luca Benati

Personal Informations

Contact Details

University of Bern,
Department of Economics,
Schanzeneckstrasse 1,
CH-3001 Bern, Switzerland

Office A317

Office hours by appointment
Phone: +41 (0)31 631 3992

Professional Experience 

Principal Economist, Monetary Policy Strategy Division, European Central Bank, January 2007-August 2011

Senior Economist, Monetary Policy Research Division, Banque de France, September 2010-August 2011 (on leave from the ECB)

Economist (August 2000-April 2005), and then Senior Economist (April 2005-December 2006), Monetary Assessment and Strategy Division, Bank of England


Ph.D. in Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, April 2001

Professional Affiliations

Associate Editor,  Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, July 2008-present

Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Econometrics, starting in January 2014