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Chiara Scotti

Senior Vice President and Director of Research
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Curriculum vitae

Chiara ScottiChiara Scotti is senior vice president and director of research, overseeing the Bank’s Research and Statistics departments and advising President and CEO Lorie Logan on monetary policy.

Before joining the Dallas Fed in 2023, she was deputy associate director for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors’ Financial Stability Division, where she contributed to identifying risks to financial stability, and collaborating with other board divisions, Reserve Banks and government agencies.

Scotti joined the Board of Governors in 2005 as an economist in the International Finance Division followed by roles in the Financial Stability Division.

During the pandemic, she served as a special adviser to former Vice Chair Richard Clarida.

Scotti’s fields of expertise include monetary policy, central bank communication, and empirical macroeconomics and finance. She has authored and co-authored more than a dozen major papers in key economic journals on topics such as monetary policy, its communication and its impact on financial markets, the Federal Reserve’s policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis and macroeconomic uncertainty.

She earned a bachelor's degree from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, and a master's degree and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania.

Working Papers
  • “Financial Shocks in an Uncertain Economy,” Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Working Paper no. 2308, July 2023.
  • “Fed Communication, News, Twitter, and Echo Chambers,” with Schmanski, Bennet, Clara Vega and Hedi Benamar, 2023.
  • “The Financial Stability Implications of Digital Assets,” with Pablo D. Azar, Garth Baughman, Francesca Carapella, Jacob Gerszten, Arazi Lubis, JP Perez-Sangimino, David E. Rappoport, Nathan Swem, Alexandros Vardoulakis and Aurite Werman, Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2022-058, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 2022.
  • “Interconnectedness in the Corporate Bond Market,” with Celso Brunetti, Matthew Carl, Jacob Gerszten and Chaehee Shin, 2022.
  • “Macroeconomic and Financial Risks: A Tale of Mean and Volatility,” with Dario Caldara and Molin Zhong, International Finance Discussion Papers no. 1326, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 2021.
  • “Pushing or Pulling? Quantitative Easing, Quantitative Tightening, and International Capital Flows,” with Nathan Converse, Stephanie Curcuru and Aaron Rosenblum, 2019.