Knowledge and skills acquired in our master program can be applied to a variety of professional and academic career paths.

Career in research

Our graduates succesfully enrolled in competitive PhD programs in Europe and the United States, providing an important network in academia.  

List of institutions where alumni of the master program have undertaken doctoral study:

Berkeley Boston University
MIT London School of Economics
Duke University College London
Princeton Oxford
Northwestern Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Yale Toulouse
Mannheim Queen Mary


Professional Career

Within a year from graduation, a significant percentage of our graduates found jobs as Economists, Analysts, Researchers or Consultants in industries such as banking and financial institutions, international organizations, consultancies, research institutions or the public sector. This provides the alumni with an international and growing professional network from which they can benefit.

List of main employers by category:








  Unicredit     Enel    Bank of Italy   Kpmg   Pioneer Investments
  San Paolo-Banca Intesa     Finsiel    Italian Treasury   Cra International   Pictet
  Citibank     IBM    European Commission   Deloitte Consulting   Link Financial
  Deutsche Bank     Wind    Eurostat   Ernst & Young   Moody's
  HSBC       Lear  
  Royal Bank of Scotland        



Placement of former MEF students in Academia:

 Luigi Pollio: PhD  in Economics at University of Salerno

Muhammed Ceesay: PhD in Economics at University of Naples Federico II

Taslim Uddin:PhD in Economics at University of Ancona

Giovanni Cocco: PhD in Finance at Kenan-Flagler Business School UNC AT Chapel Hill

Ingino Francesco: PhD in Economics at University of Salerno

Shahadat Hossain: PhD in Economics at University of Naples Federico II

Mario Di Serio: PhD in Economics at University of Salerno

Germano Ruisi: PhD in Economics at Queen Mary University

Angela Capolongo: PhD at ECARES - Universite libre de Bruxelles

Vittorio Di Somma: PhD in Economics at University of Naples Federico II

Silvia La Palombara: MPhil at Warwick Business School – University of Warwick

Stefano Iandolo: PhD in Economics at University of Salerno

Nazzareno Ruggiero: PhD in Economics at University of Salerno

Wondemhunegn Ezezew: PhD in Economics at Ca' Foscari University (Venice)

Roberto Pinto: PhD in Finance at Vienna Graduate School of Finance

Alessandro Terracina:PhD in Economics at Ruhr Graduate School in Economics

Ilkin Huseynov: PhD Candidate in Economics at Victoria University of Wellington (New Zeland)

Elton Bequiraj: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Sapienza University of Rome

Mario Francesco Carillo: PhD Candidate in Economics at Brown University

Lucia Corbo: PhD in Economics at University of Salerno

Alessandro Cusimano: PhD in Economics at University of Palermo

Monica Anna Giovaniello: PostDoc Researcher at University of Verona (PhD at Warwick University)

Immacolata Marino:  Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Naples Federico II

Marcello Puca: PostDoc Researcher at University of Bergamo (Phd at University of Naples Federico II)

Tiziana Venitelli: Researcher at La Parthenope University

Domenico Ferraro: Assistant Professor of Economics at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

Vincenzo Platino:  Researcher at University of Naples Federico II 

Gaetano Vecchione: Assistant Professor at University of Naples Federico II

Carmela D'Avino: Lecturer in Financial Economics at School of Business and Law, University of East London

Rodrigo Ceni: Assistant Professor at Universidad de la Republica de Paraguay

Maurizio Montone: Assistant Professor of Finance at Erasmus University Rotterdam

Giuliano Curatola: Assistant Professor in Finance at Goethe University Frankfurt

Tommaso Oliviero: Researcher at University of Naples Federico II

Annalisa Scognamiglio: CSEF Postdoctoral fellow

Alessandro Bonatti: Associate Professor of Applied Economics at MIT Sloan School of Management

Roberto Nisticò: Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Naples Federico II

Mariagrazia Cavallo: PhD in Economics at University of Salerno

Amadou Jallow: PhD in Economics at University of Naples Federico II

Giovanni Fosco: PhD in Economics at University of Salerno

Carla Ronza: PhD in Economics at University of Naples Federico II



Placement of former MEF students in non-academic institutions:

Vito Donvito: Financial Manager at ARCA

Emanuela Ruoppolo: Risk Analyst at BancoPosta

Antonio Caputo: Financial Promoter at Poste Italiane

Felice Luca Maglione: Project Management Officer at Reply

Gunel Eldarzade: Junior economist at Central Bank of Azeirbajan

Luigi Barone: Financial Risk Management Consultant at KPMG

Donato Curto: Economic Analyst at SOSE SPA

Nunzia  Riccio: Market Research Analyst at Terna Spa

Raisa Dobre: Senior representative Leadership Programme - General Motors Financial

Monika Schullerova: Compensation and Regulatory Reporting Associate at Morgan Stanley

Lea Benincasa: Audit Manager - Model Risk at HSBC

Alessandro Croce : Co-Author at Bank of Italy

Aastha Gaur: Portfolio Manager at IndusInd Bank

Giuseppe Cascarino: Expert at Bank of Italy - Eurosystem

Salvatore D'Aniello: Specialist - Channels and Network Architecture at Unicredit

Cosimo Abbate: Consultant at Arisnet srl

Donatella Albano: Junior Economist at ANIA

Gennaro Catapano: Co-Author at the Bank of Italy

Gianluigi Cisco: Economic Analyst at Reply

Giuseppe Corbisiero: Economist in the Monetary Policy Division of the Central Bank of Ireland (PhD at Mannheim University)

Antonella Costanzo: Assistant Researcher at INVALSI

Marco D'Alterio: Assistant Economist at HMRC

Rodolfo Diniz: Relationship Manager at Banco Fibra

Gulnara Huseynli: Research&Modelling Analyst at The Treasury New Zealand

Petra Novotna: Consultant of the Committee on Economic Affairs - Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic

Carlotta Dandolo: Assistant Economist at Competition and Markets Authority  (London)

Stephane Ganhi: Assistant compatable at Amazon

Marzia Parascandolo: FP&A Manager at Santen Pharmaceuticals

Sofia Capozzoli: Administration Officer at Mondial Bony Service s.r.l.

Federica De Vincenzi: Executive Quantitative Advisory Services at EY

Valeria Fontanella: Pharma Business Scenario Manager at Angelini, Rome

Vincenzo Bello: Trade Finance Office, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena Spa

Valentina Coraggio: Listed Companies Operations & Corporate Governance at Borsa Italiana - LSEG Group

Roberto Zampino: Economist - Research and Development Unit at Consip

Giulia Brunetti: Senior Institutional Sales at FactSet, Milan

Angela Ciavarella: Economist at Consob, Rome

Vito Colavito: Technical Accounting Manager at BPM Vita e Assicurazioni S.p.A.

Arturo Cuoco: Corporate Treasury solutions Manager, BNL  - BNP Paribas Group

Claudio Romano: Marketing and Communication Manager at Arca SGR

Raffaele Semonella: Senior Credit Analyst - Emerging Markets - HSBC Emirati Arabi Uniti

Marco Sparro: Researcher and Developer at Consip

Andrea Donato Tortora: Associate Analyst - Structured Finance Group at Moody's Investors Service (London)

Lorenzo Ascione: Credit and Counterparty Risk at State Street (London)

Filiberto D'Aniello: Sales Strucured Products  at Merrill Lynch International Bank

Jennifer Grisorio : Economist at A.R.T.I. - Regional Agency for Technology and Innovation

Giovanni Meloni: FIG - EMEA Insurance at Moody's Investors Service

Roberta Norci: Risk Management  at Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

Giuseppe Restaino: Business Analyst & Project Manager at Intesa Sanpaolo, Milan

Vincenzo D'Apice: Economist at ABI - Italian Banking Association

Sergio Di Benedetto: Area Manager at The Kraft Heinz Company

Cristina Ferabolli: Finance and Planning at Banco Cooperativa Sicredi

Francesca Gais: Consultant at Monte dei Paschi di Siena

Carmine Apice: Quantitative Data Analyst at EY

Mario Armonia: Statistical Data Analyst at Agenzia delle Entrate