Full Professor  
Academic disciplines
Econometrics (ECON-05/A)
Office phone
  • U07, Floor: 2, Room: 2107
Reception hours

For details please contact Prof. Matteo Manera at his offcial email address: [email protected]


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 the Deputy Director of the Doctoral School at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy. He is the Coordinator of the PhD programme in Economics, Statistics and Data Science at DEMS. He has been heading the DEMS Recruiting Committee on the European Job Market since 2018. He is Charter Fellow of the Energy Industry research programme at RUDN University, Moscow, Russia. He is Director of the research programme “Econometrics of the Energy Transition” at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy. He is Principal Investigator of the project “ESG Practices in Emerging Economies and Climate Transition in Europe”, European Investment Bank. He is Editor of Economics, the open-access De Gruyter journal (ISSN: 1864-6042) and Editor of Energies, the open-access MDPI journal (ISSN: 1996-1073). He is member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Economics and Finance (ISSN: 10550925, 19389744), Springer, of “Equilibri” (ISSN: 1594-7580), Il Mulino, Bologna, Italy and of “Equilibri Magazine” (ISSN: 2974-6299), FEEM, Milano, Italy. He is Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Chiang Mai University, Thailand. He is Principal Investigator of a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowship (HORIZON-MSCA-2021-PF) at FEEM on the project “Dependencies and Volatility Spillovers Among Carbon, Energy, and Stock Markets in the EU”. He is the Chair of the scientific committee of the 4th Italian Workshop on Econometrics and Empirical Economics (IWEEE 2024), organized by the Italian Econometric Association (SIdE) at the Free University of Bolzano.

He has coordinated the FEEM research programme “International Energy Markets”, as well as the research projects on “Financial Speculation in the Oil Markets”; “Oil Price Trends and Forecasts”, and “Oil and Commodity Price Dynamics” within the FEEM research programme “Energy: Resources and Markets”. He has coordinated the post-graduate course on Energy and Environmental Econometrics organized by the Centro Interuniversitario di Econometria (CIdE), Italy and the Italian Society of Econometrics (SIdE), in collaboration with the Department of Economics, University of Palermo (CIdE/SIdE-Palermo). He has been appointed member of the FEEM Award Committee at the European Economic Association for four consecutive editions (from 2012 to 2015). He has been nominated member of the evaluation Committee of ASN (the Italian “Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale”) for Econometrics (identified in the Italian university system with the code 13/A5) during the period 2018-2020. He has been Principal Co-Investigator of project EIBURS-ESG- “ESG Factors and Climate Change for Credit Analysis and Rating”, European Investment Bank.

He has taught and he is teaching Econometrics, Applied Econometrics, Time Series Econometrics, Financial Econometrics and Microeconometrics, both in Italy and abroad. Specifically: 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 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 (CIdE/SIdE-Palermo); the Master programme in Data Science for Complex Economic Systems (MaDaS), Collegio Carlo Alberto, Torino; the course on Introductory Econometrics at the Luiss BS & KAPSARC Summer School on Economics of Energy and Environment.

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; the impacts of financial speculation on the energy futures markets; the effects of different oil price shocks on the macroeconomy.

He has published his work in several international journals, such as: Applied Financial Economics, 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, Quantitative Economics, Resource and Energy Economics, Resources Policy, The Energy Journal.


  • Bonacorsi, L., Cerasi, V., Galfrascoli, P., Manera, M. (2024). ESG Factors and Firms' Credit Risk. JOURNAL OF CLIMATE FINANCE, 6(March 2024), 1-13 [10.1016/j.jclimf.2024.100032]. Detail

  • Valenti, D., Bastianin, A., Manera, M. (2023). A weekly structural VAR model of the US crude oil market. ENERGY ECONOMICS, 121(May 2023), 1-14 [10.1016/j.eneco.2023.106656]. Detail

  • Bonacorsi, L., Cerasi, V., Galfrascoli, P., Manera, M. (2022). ESG factors and firms' credit risk [Working paper]. Detail

  • Maranzano, P., Bento, J., Manera, M. (2022). The Role of Education and Income Inequality on Environmental Quality: A Panel Data Analysis of the EKC Hypothesis on OECD Countries. SUSTAINABILITY, 14(3) [10.3390/su14031622]. Detail

  • Casoli, C., Manera, M., Valenti, D. (2022). Energy shocks in the Euro area: disentangling the pass-through from oil and gas prices to inflation [Working paper]. Detail

Research projects

Learning probabilistic latent representations for accurate predictions and optimal decisions.
Year: 2022
Call: Avviso pubblico per la realizzazione di un'offerta formativa in apprendistato per l'Alta formazione e la ricerca i sensi dell'Art.. 45 Dlgs 81/2015 A.A. 2021/2022
Grantors: REGIONE LOMBARDIA - Direzione Generale Agricoltura
ESG Factors and Climate Change for Credit Analysis and Rating
Year: 2020


Scientific fellowships

  • Fellow - Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), 2021
  • Fellow - Energy Industry Research Programme, International Center for Emerging Markets, RUDN University, Moscow, Russia, 2017
  • Fellow - Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), 2016
  • Fellow - Centro Interuniversitario di Econometria (CIdE), 2013
  • Fellow - Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), 2002

Editorial boards

  • Membro del Comitato Editoriale - JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE, 2023
  • Associate Editor di rivista o collana editoriale - ENERGIES, 2021 - 2023
  • Membro del Comitato Editoriale - EQUILIBRI, 2021 - 2022
  • Associate Editor di rivista o collana editoriale - NOTE DI LAVORO DELLA FONDAZIONE ENI ENRICO MATTEI, 2018 - 2023
  • Associate Editor di rivista o collana editoriale - ECONOMICS, 2012 - 2023

Management or corporate responsibility

  • Coordinatore del progetto di ricerca "Financial speculation in the international oil market" - Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, 2012 - 2015
  • Direttore del programma di ricerca "Econometrics of the Energy Transition" - Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, 2021 - 2024

Research and teaching assignments

  • Visiting Researcher - Attività di ricerca e di teaching presso il LeDA-CGEMP (Laboratoire d'économie de Dauphine-Centre de Géopolitique de l'Energie et des matières premières). - Université Paris Dauphine, 2015
  • Visiting Researcher - Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, 2016
  • Attivita' di insegnamento - Università "Carlo Cattaneo" - LIUC, 2020 - 2022
  • Professore a contratto - Chiang Mai University, 2022 - 2023


  • Program chair - Fourth Italian Workshop of Econometrics and Empirical Economics 2024(Italia), 2024
  • Program chair - First Workshop on the Econometrics of the Energy Transition 2024(Italia), 2024
  • Presidente/Chairman del comitato organizzativo - Eighth Annual Conference of the Society for Economic Measurement 2023(Italia), 2023
  • Program chair - Fourth International Workshop "Recent Evolutions of Oil and Commodity Prices", Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy, 4-5 Giugno 2015, 2015
  • Program chair - Third International Workshop "Oil and Commodity Price Dynamics", Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy, Giugno 5-6, 2014
  • Program chair - Second International Workshop "Oil Price Forecasts and Trends", Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy, 23-24 Maggio 2013, 2013
  • Program chair - First International Workshop "Financial Speculation in the Oil Market and the Determinants of the Oil Price", Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy, 12-13 Gennaio 2012, 2012

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