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Beatrice Pataracchia



Beatrice Pataracchia is an economist/scientific officer at the Economic and Financial Analysis Unit of the Joint Research Centre (JRC-Ispra) where she works for the Macroeconomic and Fiscal Surveillance project since 2011.

She holds a PhD in economics from Tilburg University and has been research fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her main area of expertise focuses on macroeconomic modelling (DSGE) primarily in support of the European Semester monitoring and surveillance tasks of the DG ECFIN: she has worked on QUEST model since 2011 and on the GM model since its conception in 2014.

Since 2015 she is also leading a JRC team involved in supporting DG COMP in ex-post evaluation simulating the macroeconomic impact of anti-collusive policy interventions.