Date of birth: 09 May 1980
driving licence: cat. B
web site: http://antonioforte.xoom.it
1999 - High School Diploma (Final Mark 91/100), Liceo Scientifico statale Enrico Fermi, Bari.
UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE EDUCATION
2004 - Relation between firm and ethics: seminars organized by the Faculty of Economics in Bari and by EBBF (European Bahai Business Forum).
2005 - Degree in Economics and Trade (Final Mark 110/110 cum lode), Faculty of Economics, Università degli Studi, Bari. Degree thesis entitled "Italy and Globalization, History and Modernity", under the supervision of Prof. Giovanni Ferri.
2005 - Commodities, legislation and the market into the Countries of the European Union (Action Jean Monet): University courses on European integration organized by the Faculty of Economics in Bari.
2005 - Presence at the studying day on "Finance & International Turism: trends and possibilities of employment" organized by Centro Studi Comunicare l'Impresa.
2005 - Presence at the seminar on "Labour market Reform" organized by Metis and Intrapresa group.
2006/2007 - Master in Economics and Finance. Master organized by University of Naples Federico II.
2006/2009 - Ph. D. in Economics c/o Bari University. Ph. D. course entitled "Theories and methods of individual and social choices". Topics: European Central Bank, Inflation, Exchange rates, History of the economic thought. Ph.D. thesis entitled "Inflation, Monetary Policy, Pass-Through, crisis: a Wide Analysis of the last decade"Supervisor: Prof. Giovanni Ferri.
2007 - XVIII Econometric course for Ph.D. students c/o CIDE (Centro Interuniversitario di Econometria).
2011 - Sensitivity Analisys course, c/o Ceris-CNR, Roma.
2008 - Member of the exam commision "Macro-Microeconomics" in the Faculty of Economics, University of Bari.
2008 - Trainer in the course of "Econometrics", Faculty of Economics in Bari.
2009 - Trainer in the course of "Industrial Economics", Faculty of Economics in Bari.
2011 - Course on Sensitivity Analisys c/o Ceris-CNR, Roma.
2011 - Trainer in the course of "Global Macroeconomic Perspectives", LUISS Guido Carli Faculty of Economics in Rome.
2011/present - Tutor and trainer c/o Banking and Financial Diploma, Abiformazione. http://www.bankingdiploma.it/home.htm
2013/present - Contract Professor, Department of Scienze della Formazione, Psicologia, Comunicazione, University of Bari, course “Economic Globalization", a.a. 2012-2013. (in corso)
2007 - Collaboration with Proff. Ferri and Coco of the Faculty of Economics - University of Bari - to the realization of a systemic survey on Confidi (Mutual Loans) in Puglia ordered by the Bari Chamber of Commerce.
2007 - Collaboration with the Department of Economics and Mathematical Methods of the University of Bari to the realization of the web site Sviluppo-Puglia (an institutional web site to attract new investments). The site is realized by Regione Puglia, Finpuglia, Tecnopolis and Department of Economics and Mathematical Methods. I was the manager of two sections of the site: Infrastructures, Territory and Population.
2008 - Bimestral internship in the Banca Popolare di Bari.
2008 - Collaboration with the Department of Economics and Mathematical Methods of the University of Bari to the realization of a study on the infrastructural conditions in the Balkan area.
2008 - Collaboration with C.E.R. (Centro Europa Ricerche) to the realization of the periodical pubblication (Rapporto CER n. 4-2008). In particular, I wrote the chapter "Nuovi indicatori di inflazione importata" (New indicator of importad inflation).
2009 - Collaboration with the Department of Economics and Mathematical Methods of the University of Bari to the realization of a study on the future of the educational system in Puglia.
2012 Jan-2013 Jul - Researcher c/o F.N.G. (Forum Nazionale dei Giovani - Youth National Forum) in Rome. http://www.forumnazionalegiovani.it/
2010/present - Researcher c/o C.E.R. (Centro Europa Ricerche) in Rome. Field of research: Italian banking system, Italian public debt, Central Banks. http://www.centroeuroparicerche.it/
2008 Tirana - 22/23 -September: “The Banking Bridge” project. Lectures on the relationship between the Italian banking system and the migrants, on the migrant banking sector and on the migrant banking products offered by the Italian banks to the Albanian people living in Italy.
2009 Bari - 12 March: “The international financial crisis: an expert survey”, seminar on the international crisis, Department of Economics and Mathematics, University of Bari.
2009 Bari - 17 April: “Incontro sull’andamento dell’economia e della finanza internazionale - la primi crisi dell’economia globale”, (transl.: Meeting on the international economic and financial situation: the first crisis of the global economy), presentation of the results of the working paper “The international financial crisis: an expert survey” by A. Forte and G. Pesce.
2012 Roma - 30 May: presentation of the research entitled “Dall’Italia all’Europa, dall’Europa all’Italia. Giovani Professionisti in Movimento” by A. Forte and L. Giacomello, Sala Gialla del CNEL http://www.cnel.it/home.
2014 Roma - 15 December: presentation of the “Rapporto Banche” (Banks Report), Associazione Nazionale fra le Banche Popolari (National Association among Cooperative Banks).
2015 Roma – 24 April: “L’economia tra Piano Juncker e QE” (transl.: Economy between QE and Juncker's Plan). Speech during the conference “L’Europa che vogliamo!" (transl.: The Europe we want) organised by FutureDem Lazio.
1° position in the trading simulation on SPMib45 futures-options during the course "Derivatives analysis" held by Prof. Emilio Barone (Master in Economics and Finance 2006-2007)
G. Coco - G. Ferri - A. Forte (2007), "Il futuro dei Confidi in Puglia" (trd.: The future of Mutual Loans in Puglia), in Bari Economica (bimonthly journal of the Bari Chamber of Commerce) n. 4/2007.
A. Forte, (2009), “La percezione della crisi nel giudizio degli operatori economici” (trd.: The perception of the crisis among the economists) in CER (Centro Europa Ricerche) Rapporto n. 4/2008, Gennaio 2009.A. Forte, G. Pesce, (2009), “Nuovi indicatori di inflazione importata” (trd.: New imported inflation indicators) in CER (Centro Europa Ricerche) Rapporto n. 4/2008, Gennaio 2009.
A. Forte - G. Pesce (2009), "The International Financial Crisis: An Expert Survey", Southern Europe Research in Economic Studies – S.E.R.I.E.S., Working Paper No. 24.
A. Forte - G. Pesce (2009), "The International Financial Crisis Viewed by Experts", Economic Notes 38:1.
A. Forte (2009), "The Pass-Through Effect: a Twofold Analysis”, MPRA Paper No. 16527, University Library of Munich.
A. Forte (2009), "The Pass-Through Effect: a Twofold Analysis”, Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI) Research Paper Series, No. 8 2009.
A. Forte (2009), "The Stability of the Inflation Rate in the Euro Area: the role of Globalization and Labour Market”, MPRA Paper No. 16587, University Library of Munich.
A. Forte (2010), "Some Empirical Evidence of the Euro Area Monetary Policy", Theoretical and Practical Research in Economic Fields, T.P.R.E.F., 2010, I, (1), pp. 42-58, and MPRA Paper No. 21785.
A. Forte (2009), "The European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England: is the Taylor Rule an useful benchmark for the last decade?", Journal of Economics and Econometrics, 2010, 53, (2), pp. 1-31 and MPRA Paper No. 18309.
A. Forte (2011), “La politica monetaria negli Stati Uniti prima della Grande Crisi” (trad: "The monetary policy in the US before the Great Crisis"), in V. D’Apice, G. Ferri, “Crisi finanziarie e regolamentazione”, Carocci, 2011. http://www.carocci.it/web/Controller.do?query=__BOOK_SCHEDA_LIBRO_2&jscr=0&srcprm=5570
A. Forte (2011), “Europa senza liquidità” (trad: "Europe without liquidity"), 18 novembre 2011, Il Cerino, http://centroeuroparicerche.it/cerino.asp?idn=243
A. Cepparulo, A. Forte (2012), "Microeconomic determinants of losses in financial institutions during the crisis”, MPRA Paper No. 38539, University Library of Munich.
A. Forte, L. Giacomello (2012), “Dall’Italia all’Europa, dall’Europa all’Italia. Giovani Professionisti in Movimento” (trad: "From Italy to Europe, from Europe to Italy. Young professionists in movement") , Research for the Italian National Youth Forum.
A. Cepparulo, A. Forte (2014), "Microeconomic determinants of losses in financial institutions during the crisis”, Journal in Advanced Studies in Finance, Vol V, Issue 1(9), pp.27-37.
G. Bonamini, V. D'Apice, A. Forte (2014), "Inside European Financial Instability: Main Causes and Possible Solutions", Economic Notes, Vol. 44, Issue 1, pp 123-149.
A. Forte (2015), "La crisi dei debiti sovrani europei: problemi e prospettive", in "Instabilità finanziaria: un evento transitorio o un'epoca dell'umanità?" a cura di V. D'Apice e G. Ferri, Rivista Studium, Anno 111°, n. 6., pp. 848-872.
Italian: Native speaker.
English: sufficient knowledge.
2005 - I have passed the E.C.D.L. (European Computer Driving Licence) tests: Basic concepts of Information Technology; Using the computer and managing files; Word processing; Spreadsheets; Database; Presentation; Information and communication.
2005 - On line P.C. course organized by Campus Virtuale - Bari.
Operating systems: Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP, Vista and 7. Microsoft applications: Word, Explorer, Power Point, Outlook, Excel, Access, FrontPage.
Econometric Software: Eviews (good knowledge), Gretl (good) , Stata (sufficient).
ASSOCIATIONAL and CULTURAL EXPERIENCES
1999-2004: Member of the F.U.C.I. group in Bari (Italian Chatolic University Federation).
1999: Secretary of the Fuci Group (I carried out treasury and organization tasks).
2000 2002: President of the Fuci Group. This task contributed to my personal training since I had the possibility to study important social and cultural subjects with university teachers.
29/11/2000: Chairman of the IV University Day: The University Reform. (Aula Magna of the Polytechnic, Bari)
13/03/2001: Organizer and chairman of the debate Ethical Economics and Sustainable Development". (Aula Magna of the Faculty of Economics, Bari)
10/12/2002: Organizer and chairman of the VI University Day University: particularity or complexity of the training?. (Aula Magna of the Polytechnic, Bari)
I wrote some editorials for "Prospettiva", the periodical of the group.
I realized the web site of the group: www.fuci.it/bari
I wrote the booklet entitled La "Nuova" Economia ("New" Economy) about Ethical Finance, Fair Trade and Sunstainable Development.
2005: Member of A.L.E.C.U.B. (Association of the Graduates in Economics and Business of the University of Bari).
HOBBIES and SPORTS
Internet, cycling, motoring, bricolage, reading, economics.