Walter Paternesi Meloni

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Walter Paternesi Meloni is currently post-doctoral research fellow in Economics at Roma Tre University, where he completed his PhD program in 2016 with a dissertation on the competitiveness issue in the Eurozone context. Since 2013, he has been a teaching assistant in the courses of Microeconomics and Economic Policy – Department of Economics, Roma Tre. During his doctoral studies he has taken part in international conferences where he presented his contributions (empirical and policy-relevant works) and he has been involved in drafting institutional reports on the economy of Italian metropolitan areas issued by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Department for Regional Development. 

His actual research interests are in the broad field of applied macroeconomics – with a particular focus on the determination of output, unemployment and income distribution from a demand-led growth perspective – and mainly related to fiscal policy, labour market and international trade.

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How Public Spending Creates Jobs and Growth—Without Inflation

Article | Dec 21, 2017

Contrary to conventional wisdom, government stimulus can improve the health of the economy for years after, without inflationary side effects 

Persistent Effects of Autonomous Demand Expansions

Paper Conference paper | | Oct 2017

This paper aims to assess such tendency to return to a supply-determined potential output, independent of aggregate demand, after episodes of demand expansion.

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