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Dr. William Addessi


Dr. William Addessi is a lecturer (tenured) in Macroeconomics at the University of Limerick. In the previous years he worked as assistant professor at University of Sassari, researcher at the Italian National Institute of Statistics (Istat), and as post-doc at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. He completed his doctoral studies at the University of Rome 3 in 2008 with a dissertation about Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models. He obtained the Italian National Scientific Qualification as associate professor in Economic Policy (13/A2) in 2014 and in Economics (13/A1) in 2018. William’s primary areas of research are multi-sectoral macroeconomics, labour market, and productivity estimation. He has published in Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Economics Letters, Economic Modelling, B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Journal of Financial Stability and in other international academic journals.

Research Interests

Business Cycle, Multi-sectoral Models, Labor Market, Productivity Estimation                       

Teaching Interests

Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Economic Policy


Peer Reviewed Journal


Impact of Changes in Consumer Preferences on Sectoral Labour Reallocation: Evidence from the Italian Economy
Addessi W., Pulina M., and Sallusti F.
Oxford Bulletin Of Economics And Statistics


The R&D and Innovation Activities and the Use of External Numerical Flexibility
Addessi W., Saltari E., and R. Tilli
Economic Modelling


Relative-Preference Shifts and Business Cycle
Addessi W., Busato F.
The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics


Fair wages, labor relations and asset returns
Addessi W., Busato F.
Journal Of Financial Stability