The role of the board is to provide strategic inputs to EIEF’s research agenda and to monitor and assess the output of the research activity, the quality of the training offered and of the conferences and seminars organized. The board has five members: two come from the Bank of Italy, three are internationally renowned academics. The Bank of Italy members are:
The academic members are:
- Marco Pagano, (President), University of Naples Federico II
- Olivier Blanchard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Anil Kashyap, University of Chicago, Chicago Booth School of Business
The appointment to the board is for three years, renewable for a maximum of three times. The first time the length of the appointment has allowed for a suitable staggering.