Professor of Economics, University of Melbourne
Efrem is Professor of Economics at the University of Melbourne. Prior to joining UniMelb, Efrem held positions at the University of Padova, and taught at the Universities of Oxford, Bologna, Brescia, Rome Tor Vergata, and the Halle Institute for Economic Research.
Efrem earned a PhD in Economics from the Bocconi University (2004). He has been Associated Editor of the Journal of Applied Econometrics since 2013, Associate Editor of the Journal of Macroeconomics since 2016, and Policy Forum Editor of the Australian Economic Review since 2017.
His research agenda focuses on the role of nonlinearities for the transmission of structural shocks, the identification of common factors across countries, and the empirical validation of structural DSGE models. He has published his research in a number of international journals, including the JME, EER, JMCB, EJ, JEDC, JoAE.