School of Economics and Finance

Michele Piffer


Postdoctoral Researcher

Telephone: +44 20 7882 8712
Room Number: GC443


Michele Piffer, is a Marie Curie Fellow. His research focuses on Applied Macroeconomics, Time Series Econometrics and Bayesian Econometrics. Before arriving to Queen Mary he was a post doctoral researcher at DIW Berlin.

Michele Piffer holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics. He previously studied at the Catholic University of Milan and at the University of Vienna.


Research Interests:

  • Applied Time Series
  • Bayesian Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics


  • Hachula M., Rieth M., Piffer M. "Unconventional monetary policy, fiscal side effects and euro area (im)balances", Journal of the European Economic Assosication, (forthcoming)
  • Piffer M., Podstawski M. "Identifying uncertainty shocks using the price of gold", The Economic Journal, (forthcoming)