Matteo Manera was born in Milano, Italy, in 1962. He has obtained his BA in Economics at Bocconi University, Milano, Italy, his MSc in Economics at the University of Warwick, UK, and his PhD in Economics at the European University Institute (EUI), Fiesole, Italy.
Currently he is Professor of Econometrics at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS), University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy. He is also visiting scholar at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy.
He has coordinated the FEEM research programme “International Energy Markets”, as well as the research projects on “Financial Speculation in the Oil Markets” and on “Oil Price Trends and Forecasts” within the FEEM research programme “Energy: Resources and Markets”. He is the Director of the Ph.D. programme in Economics-DEFAP at the University of Milano-Bicocca.
He has taught and he is teaching Econometrics, Applied Econometrics, Time Series Econometrics, Financial Econometrics and Microeconometrics in: the undergraduate and graduate programmes in Statistics and Economics at the School of Economics and Statistics, University of Milano-Bicocca, and the Department of Mathematics, University of Genova, Italy; the PhD programme in Economics, University of Milano-Bicocca and Catholic University of Milano (DEFAP); the PhD programme in Economics, University of Milano (LASER); the Master programme in Energy and Environmental Management and Economics (MEDEA), Scuola Superiore Enrico Mattei, Eni Corporate University, San Donato Milanese, Italy; the Master programme in Economics (MEc), Bocconi University, Milano; the Master programme in Financial Strategy, Graduate School in International Corporate Finance (ICS), Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo; the post-graduate course on Microeconometrics organized by the Centro Interuniversitario di Econometria (CIdE), Italy, in collaboration with the Department of Economics, University of Palermo.
His research interests include: time series analysis; financial econometrics; energy econometrics; international markets for oil, gas and electricity; environmental Kuznets curves; model selection (non-nested tests); analysis of dynamic factor demands; panel data models; models for qualitative and limited dependent variables. His current research activity is focussed on the econometric analysis of the impacts of financial speculation on the energy futures markets and of different oil price shocks on the macroeconomy.
He has published his work in several international journals, such as: Applied Financial Economics, Bulletin of Economic Research, Economic Modelling, Empirica, Empirical Economics, Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Environment and Development Economics, Environmental Modelling and Software, Environmental and Resource Economics, Financial Research Letters, Food Policy, Journal of Economic Surveys, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Resource and Energy Economics, Resources Policy, The Energy Journal.