Giovani Ricco is Professor of Economics at the Ecole Polytechnique and at the Unviersity of Warwick, a Chercheur Associa at OFCE-SciencesPo, and a CEPR Research Affiliate. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the London Business School and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Pisa. His main research interests lie in the fields of empirical macroeconomics and time-series econometrics.