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Associate Teaching Professor


Office: BEC 368 250-721-6535
Area of expertise:
Macroeconomics, Empirical Microeconomics, Computational Economics


Marco Cozzi joined the Department of Economics in the summer of 2015. Before joining the University of Victoria, he was an assistant professor at Queen's University.

He received a PhD in economics from University College London, UK, and an MA in economics from Bocconi University, Italy.


  • Quantitative Macroeconomics
  • Heterogeneous-Agent Models
  • Empirical Microeconomics
  • Calibration Methods
  • Computational Economics
  • Economics of Crime


  • ECON 204, Intermediate Macroeconomics 
  • ECON 401, Advanced Topics in Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECON 457, Computational Economics
  • ECON 501, Macroeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 549, Computational Methods in Economics and Econometrics

Selected Publications

  • Cozzi, M. and G. Fella, 2016. "Job displacement risk and severance pay," Journal of Monetary Economics. First published online 9/11/16.
  • Cozzi, M., "The Krusell-Smith algorithm: are self-fulfilling equilibria likely?,"Computational Economics, 2015,46 (4), 653-670. First published online 30/10/14.
  • Cozzi, M., 2014. "Equilibrium heterogeneous-agent models as measurement tools: some Monte Carlo evidence," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 39(C): 208-226.
  • Cozzi, M., "Optimal unemployment insurance in GE: a Robust calibration approach," Economics Letters 117(1): 28-31.

Book Chapters

  • Cozzi, M. 2013. Precautionary Savings and Wealth Inequality: a Global Sensitivity Analysis. Chapter 9 (pp. 195-222) in Calibration Technology, Theories and Applications, edited by I. Fujimoto and K. Nishimura. Nova Science Publishers.