Francesca Monti is the Deputy Director of the Qatar Centre for Global Banking & Finance and a Senior Lecturer at King's Business School. Francesca holds a PhD in Economics and Statistics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Before joining King's in November 2019, she worked at the Bank of England for 10 years, focusing mainly on macro modelling and monetary policy strategy issues. Her research spans the fields of macroeconometrics, empirical macro and monetary economics.
"Forecasting the UK Economy with a Medium-Scale Bayesian VAR" with Silvia Domit and Andrej Sokol. International Journal of Forecasting, 2019. Previously circulating as: "A Bayesian VAR benchmark for COMPASS."
"Exploiting the Monthly Data Flow in Structural Forecasting," with Domenico Giannone and Lucrezia Reichlin. Journal of Monetary Economics, 84, 201-215, 2016. Working paper version. Replication files.
"Combining Judgment and Models." Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 42(8), pp. 1641-1662, 2010. Working paper version.