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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
Luca works as a researcher at the JRC-Ispra, where he is member of the Big Data and Forecasting team.
Before Joining the JRC in June 2018, he worked as a data science consultant. In 2017, Luca obtained his PhD in Applied Economics at KU Leuven (Belgium). He holds a research master in Econometrics from the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium), and a bachelor in Economics and Social Sciences from Bocconi University.
His main interests are time series analysis, large datasets and commodity markets.
Sebastiano Manzan is the lead scientist in the “Big Data and Forecasting Economic Developments” project of the Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS). He is an Associate Professor of Economics at Baruch College (City University of New York) and has published in econometric methods, economic forecasting, and macroeconomic modeling. Sebastiano holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands).
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