International Finance

Riccardo Fiorentini
Associate Professor
Research interests
Topic People Description
JEL F31 - Foreign Exchange Riccardo Fiorentini
Analysis of the fundamental economic variables which can explain the behaviour of floating foreign exchange rates; analyisis of the role agents expectations, interest rates differentials and balance payment disequilibria have in the foreign exchange market; econometric analysisi of the validity of therecent theoretical model of foreign exchange rate
JEL F33 - International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions Riccardo Fiorentini
Analysis of the role the current asymmetric international monetary system, based on the US dollar, played in the genesis tne the global finalcial crisis and the persistent US trade deficit. Elaboration of reform proposals aimed at the creation of a more stable "symmetric" international monetary system based on a new supranational currency anche close coperation among the major central banks, reviving Keynes' Bancor proposal.