Claudia Fontanari

Claudia Fontanari is a post-doctoral research fellow in economics at Roma Tre University, where she obtained her PhD in 2017 with a dissertation on the notion and measures of labour productivity. She works in the fields of applied macroeconomics and economic policies with a focus on demand-led growth, income distribution, and the labor market.

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Is it Really "Full Employment"? Margins for Expansion in the US Economy in the Middle of 2019

Article | Sep 6, 2019

Many indicators say the US is close to full employment: Hours of work tell a different story.

Why We Need New Measures of Potential Output—and What They Tell Us

Article | May 16, 2019

Everyone is waking up to the fact that estimates of what is possible in the economy are way off: this paper explains why

Demand-determined potential output: a revision and update of Okun’s original method

Paper Working Paper Series | | May 2019

Everyone is waking up to the fact that estimates of what is possible in the economy are way off: this paper explains why