Luca Errico

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Informazioni personali: Luca Errico Tipo di inquadramento presso la UNINT: Adjunct Professor
Settore scientifico-disciplinare: SECS-P10, SECS-P/08
Telefono: +39 06.5107771
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Orario di ricevimento

Office hours to be determined, typically after class. Special arrangements may be considered as needed.

Avvisi del docente

Notices will be made through the Segreteria Studenti.

Appartenenza ad associazioni

European Economic Association;

American Economic Association;

Ordine dei Dottori Commercialisti di Milano;

Registro dei Revisori Legali, Ministero dell'Economia e delle Finanze;

International Union of Notaries.

Ambiti di specializzazione Multilateral and sovereign risk assessments; macroeconomic and public financial management; the interaction among the macroeconomic, financial, supervisory and regulatory frameworks; Islamic Banking; monetary and financial statistics.

Eventuale altro tipo di attività

Managing Partner, Errico Consulting-Macroeconomics and Finance.
Indipendent Consultant, The World Bank.

Lingue conosciute oltre l’italiano English, French and Spanish.

Attività di ricerca

Macro-prudential regulation and supervision, policy responses to financial crises, cross-border large and complex financial institutions, offshore financial centers, Islamic Banking, shadow banking and global flow of funds, international trade.

Principali pubblicazioni

  • Mapping the Shadow Banking System Through a Global Flow of Funds Analysis,” (L. Errico et al.), IMF Working Paper No. 14/10, January 2014 (International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C.) 
  • Global Flow of Funds: Mapping Bilateral Geographic Flows” (L. Errico et al.), paper presented at the 59th World Statistics Congress of the International Statistical Institute, Hong Kong, August 2013
  • Inclusive Africa,” (with G. Amidzic and A. Massara) Finance & Development, March 2013
  • Changing Patterns of Global Trade,” SPR Departmental Paper n. 12/1, January 2012 
  • Assessing Systemic Trade Interconnectedness—An Empirical Approach,” (with A. Massara) IMF Working Paper No.11/214, September 2011 (International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C.) 
  • Large and Complex Financial Institutions: Domestic and Cross-Border Challenges and Policy Responses—Lessons from Sweden,” IMF Policy Discussion Paper No. 03/01, April 2003 (International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C.)
  • Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System: Key Issues in Risk Management and Challenges Ahead”, IMF Working Paper No. 02/192, November 2002 (International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C.)
  • Islamic Banking: Issues in Prudential Regulation and Supervision” (with M. Farahbaksh), Review of Islamic Economics, No. 10, 1422 H (March 2002), pp. 5-41.
  • Risk Management in Islamic Banking” (with V. Sundararajan), paper presented at the Conference on Trasparency, Governance, and Risk Management in Islamic Financial Institutions, Beirut, Lebanon, March 2001.
  • Offshore Banking: An Analysis of Micro and Macro-Prudential Issues” (with A. Musalem), IMF Working Paper No. 99/5, January 1999 (IMF, Washington DC)
  • Regional Integration in Eastern and Southern Africa: the Cross-Border Initiative and Its Fiscal Implications”, IMF Working Paper No. 95/23, February, 1995.
  • Neutralita’ dell’imposta, problemi finanziari dell’impresa e sistemi fiscali complessi: l’approccio “generale” del modello di Sinn,” International Review of Economics and Business, Volume XXXIX, No. 4, pp. 341-365, April 1992.


Breve profilo biografico

Economist and financial sector expert, former senior executive at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), combining 28 years of analysis and policy making in the public and private sectors and academia.

An Italian national born in 1966 in Milan, has lived in Washington, DC, since 1994 when he joined the Staff of the IMF as an Economist. In private practice since October 2016, when he retired from the IMF as Division Chief, Strategy, Standards and Review Division, Statistics Department. Currently, he runs his consultancy practice in Washington, DC, is an independent consultant to the World Bank, and a university professor in Rome.

Over an IMF career of 22 years, he has held progressively senior posts and executive positions in various Departments. He has been extensively engaged in the IMF’s core operations— surveillance, lending programs, and capacity development—and has covered a wide spectrum of countries in Africa, Europe, Middle East, Western Hemisphere and the Asia and Pacific region. He has represented the IMF in G-20 expert groupings and high-level international bodies, notably the Financial Stability Board Secretariat in Basel, Switzerland, during 2002-2004, where he dealt with wide ranging and complex international initiatives, such as the monitoring and supervision of global systemically important financial institutions, the revision of OECD’s corporate governance principles, and the regulation of offshore financial centers. He also has held crucial IMF institutional responsibilities, including strategic planning, budgeting, and corporate performance management.

Prior to joining the IMF, he was an investment banker with Mediobanca S.p.A. in Milan where he was engaged in strategic consulting, mergers & acquisitions, initial public offerings and equity issuance, and served as statutory auditor for companies in the Mediobanca Banking Group. He was previously a Lecturer in Public Economics at the Department of Economics of Bocconi University in Milan and Research Fellow at Bocconi’s Center of Research on Public Sector Economics.

Educated at Bocconi University, Milan, and the Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm. He is a member of the European Economic Association and the American Economic Association. He is a Certified Public Accountant in good standing since 1993 and a Certified Public Auditor in good standing since 1995. He is a Notary Public commissioned in the District of Columbia and the State of West Virginia, and a member of the International Union of Notaries.