Marco Bassetto
Prof. Marco Bassetto
Senior Research Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis


Prof. Meredith Crowley

Visiting from:

October 2022


Research interests:

Applications of Game Theory to Macroeconomics and the Design and Consistency of Macroeconomic Policy

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Marco Bassetto joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis as a senior research economist in 2019. Formerly, he was a senior economist and research advisor in the Economic Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He has also been a professor at University College London and an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota and at Northwestern University. He received a B.A. from Bocconi University (Milan, Italy) and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.

Marco’s research focuses on applications of game theory to macroeconomics and the design and consistency of macroeconomic policy. His work has been published in a number of top-tier journals, including American Economic ReviewEconometricaQuarterly Journal of EconomicsReview of Economic StudiesJournal of Economic TheoryJournal of Monetary EconomicsReview of Economic Dynamics, and Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.