Gerardo Ferrara

Senior Economist - Capital Markets Division


Gerardo is a senior economist in the Financial Stability, Strategy and Risk (FSSR) Directorate. His interests lie in the areas of market structure, macroprudential and microprudential policies and their interactions, international macroeconomics, political economy, international financial integration, banking, and systemic risk.

Gerardo has a PhD in Statistics and Applied Mathematics from the joint program at Vilfredo Pareto Doctorate in Economics (University of Turin) and Collegio Carlo Alberto, where he taught graduate level economic courses. Prior to joining the Bank of England, he worked in the private sector as a quantitative analyst on issues related to different areas including asset management, risk management, and policy implementation.

Gerardo's selected academic publications

Central counterparty auction design, with Xin Li and Daniel Marszalec, Journal of Financial Market Infrastructures (2020)
Multiplex network analysis of the UK OTC derivatives market, with Marco Bardoscia and Ginestra Bianconi, International Journal of Finance & Economics (2019)
Systemic Illiquidity in the Interbank Network, with Sam Langfield, Zijun Liu and Tomohiro Ota, Quantitative Finance (2019)
The impact of de-tiering in the UK's large value payment system, with Evangelos Benos and Pedro Gurrola-Perez, Journal of Financial Market Infrastructures (2017)

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