Domenico Giannone is a Senior Principal Economist at Amazon.com, Fellow of the International Association of Applied Econometrics (IAAE), and Research Fellow of the Centre for European Policy Research (CEPR). His general fields of research are macroeconometrics, time series econometrics, forecasting, monetary policy, and business cycles. Prior to joining Amazon, he was Assistant Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Visiting Lecturer at Columbia University and Harvard University, Professor of Economics at the Université libre de Bruxelles and at LUISS University of Rome, Founder and Director of Nowcasting.com, and Economist at the Monetary Policy Research Division of the European Central Bank. He was a member of the CEPR Business Cycle Dating Committee and Scientific Coordinator of the Euro Area Business Cycle Network. He holds a PhD from the Université libre de Bruxelles, 2004.