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Dr Isabella Blengini

Isabella Blengin, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in Economics, she teaches the courses of microeconomics and hospitality economics in the bachelor program. After taking her PhD at Boston College, she did a post-doc at the University of Lausanne. She has been visiting fellow in the economics department at MIT and summer intern at the Boston Fed. Isabella’s most recent research project, exchange rate and hospitality, examines how exchange rate appreciations affect the different sub-sectors of the Swiss hospitality industry. The goal is to give concrete instructions to hospitality industry practitioners to allow them to better protect themselves from exchange rate fluctuations. Other projects include theoretical analyses on optimal monetary policy with endogenous information, foreign currency denominated debt and optimal portfolio allocation under uncertainty.

Dr Isabella Blengini

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Economics, Boston College (USA)
professor.areaOfExpertise
  • Economie
Isabella
professor.recent_publication
  • My most recent research project, exchange rate and hospitality, has the objective to study how exchange rate appreciations affect the different sub-sectors of the Swiss hospitality industry. The goal of the project is to give concrete instructions to the hospitality industry practitioners in order to allow them to better protect themselves from exchange rate fluctuations. Other projects include more theoretical analyses on optimal monetary policy with endogenous information, foreign currency denominated debt and optimal portfolio allocation under uncertainty.
professor.past_publication
  • Auboin, M., & Blengini, I. (2014), The impact of Basel III on Trade Finance: The Potential Unintended Consequences of the Leverage Ratio, CESifo Working Paper No. 4953 (submitted)
  • Benhima, K., & Blengini, I. (2017), Optimal Monetary Policy with Endogenous Information, R&R.
  • Blengini, I. (2012), Foreign currency debt and agents’ expectations, FINRISK working paper No. 767.
  • Blengini, I. (2012), Portfolio Choice under Uncertainty, FINRISK working paper No. 768.
professor.research&Recognitions
  • H. Michael Mann Summer Fellowship Award, Summer 2008 Boston College Graduate Scholarship, September 2006-May 2011
  • Prize "Fausto Vicarelli" for best Undergraduate Thesis in Italy, 2004