Giovanni Covi is a Research Economist in our Financial Stability Directorate, Stress Test Strategy Division and has held this position since September 2019.
His expertise covers research and policy work on systemic risk, banking regulations, business cycle fluctuations by means of contagion and network analysis using microstructural models applied to granular exposure-level datasets, SVAR, and panel econometric techniques.
Before joining the Bank of England, he worked as a financial stability expert at the European Central Bank, Stress Test Modelling Division (2017- 2019) and a post-doctoral researcher at University of Sussex (2016-17).
Giovanni received his doctorate in economics and finance from University of Verona. He has a 5-year degree in economics and a post-graduate degree in quantitative finance from University of Venice. In addition, he has obtained a post-graduate degree in economic policy research from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
Dr. Covi's main areas of interests include systemic risk, financial intermediation, comparative financial systems, financial crises, banking regulation, and stress testing.