Filippo Occhino is a senior research economist in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. His primary areas of interest are monetary economics and macroeconomics. His recent research has focused on the interaction between the risk of default in the corporate sector and the business cycle, and on the risk of financial crises driven by self-fulfilling expectations.
Before joining the Bank in 2008, Dr. Occhino was an assistant professor of economics at Rutgers University.
Born in Como, Italy, Dr. Occhino earned a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from Bocconi University of Milan, and a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago.