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 labor productivity. She has been visiting researcher during her PhD at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Since 2017, she has been teaching assistant in the course of Macroeconomics at Roma Tre University. Her main research interests are in the fields of applied macroeconomics and economic policies with a focus on output and employment determination from a demand-led growth perspective, income distribution, and the labor market.


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Slack in the Economy, Not Inflation, Should Be Bigger Worry

Article | May 19, 2021

Despite fear-mongering about the latest Consumer Price Index, unemployment remains elevated and stimulus is needed to prevent a collapse in demand

The Updated Okun Method for Estimation of Potential Output with Broad Measures of Labor Underutilization: An Empirical Analysis

Paper Working Paper Series | | May 2021

Despite fear-mongering about the latest Consumer Price Index, unemployment remains elevated and stimulus is needed to prevent a collapse in demand

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