Associate Professor - L 230/05
Department of Finance

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Courses a.y. 2015/2016

40217 FINANCE 4

Biographical note

PhD in Finance from the London School of Economics (2005). MSc in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2001). Degree in Economics and Social Sciences from Bocconi University (1999).

Academic CV

Associate Professor at Bocconi University (2012-present). Previously, Assistant Professor at Bocconi University (2005-12), Visiting Assistant Professor at Princeton University-Bendheim Center for Finance (2010-11), Postdoctoral Fellow at Université Catholique de Louvain-CORE (2004-05).

Research areas

Information asymmetries (theory); corporate finance (applied); sovereign risk.

Selected publications

[9] Determinants of the cost of capital for privately financed hospital projects in the UK, with Stefano Gatti, Mark Hallowell and Veronica Vecchi, 2015, Health Policy, 119(11):1442-1449.

[8] Sovereign and corporate credit risk: Evidence from the Eurozone, with Mascia Bedendo, 2015, Journal of Corporate Finance 33:34-52.

[7] Debt specialization, with Filippo Ippolito and Kai Li, 2013, Journal of Finance 68(5):2117-2141.

[6] Which financial frictions? Parsing the evidence from the financial crisis of 2007-9, with Tobias Adrian and Hyun Song Shin, 2013, NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2012, Daron Acemoglu, Jonathan Parker and Michael Woodford editors, MIT Press, 159‐214.

[5] Leverage and pricing of debt in LBOs, with Filippo Ippolito and Hannes Wagner, 2012, Journal of Corporate Finance 18(1):124-137.  

[4] Environmental policy and speculation on markets for emission permits, with Marc Germain and Vincent van Steenberghe, 2012, Economica 79(313):152-182.

[3] Syndication and secondary loan sales, with Filippo Ippolito, 2011, Theoretical Economics Letters 1(3):81-87. 

[2] Information linkages and correlated trading, with Antonio Mele, 2010, Review of Financial Studies 23(1):203-246.

[1] A portfolio based evaluation of affine term structure models, with Andrea Beltratti, 2007, Annals of Operations Research 151(1):193-222.