Walter Paternesi Meloni

Walter Paternesi Meloni is currently post-doctoral research fellow in Economics at Roma Tre University, where he completed his PhD program in 2016 with a dissertation on the competitiveness issue in the Eurozone context. Since 2013, he has been a teaching assistant in the courses of Microeconomics and Economic Policy, Department of Economics, Roma Tre. In addition to take part in international conferences where he frequently presents empirical and policy-relevant contributions, he has been involved in drafting institutional reports on the Italian economy (INPS - National Social Security Institute, and Presidency of the Council of Ministers - Department for Regional Affairs).

His actual research interests are in the broad field of applied macroeconomics – with a particular focus on the determination of output, unemployment and income distribution from a demand-led growth perspective – and mainly related to fiscal policy, welfare models, labour market and international trade.

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How Important is the Unemployment Rate for the Wage Rate?

Article | Sep 28, 2020

Persistent changes in unemployment have lasting consequences for income distribution

Unemployment and Income Distribution: Some Extensions of Shaikh’s Analysis

Paper Working Paper Series | | Sep 2020

Our findings confirm the existence of a negative relationship between labor market slack and the wage share, and we find no tendency to return to a ‘normal’ unemployment rate associated with a stable wage share.

Macroeconomics and the Italian Vote

Article | Aug 6, 2018

To understand the rise of the League and 5 Star Movement, look at economic indicators

When Demand Shapes Supply

Article | Feb 11, 2018

Contrary to the neoclassical model’s assumptions, shifts in aggregate demand have persistent effects on GDP

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Reawakening

From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time

Event Plenary | Oct 21–23, 2017

INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.