Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Finance
I am an Associate Professor of Finance at Tilburg University. I am also research fellow of the European Banking Center and CentER. My research interests cover Banking and Corporate Finance theory. In particular financial fragility, liquidity, Central Bank interventions. I am also interested in technological progress and competition. My research has been published in the Journal of Finance; Journal of Financial Intermediation; Journal of Money, Credit and Banking; Journal of Banking and Finance; and Macroeconomic Dynamics.
I obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from Universidad Carlos III of Madrid in 2004. Before joining Tilburg University as an Assistant Professor in 2006, I have been CREA Research Fellow at the Universitat Autónoma of Barcelona.
2004 Ph.D. in Economics from Universidad Carlos III of Madrid.
2002 Doctorate in Economics, Universitá 'La Sapienza', Rome, Italy.
1998 Master in Economics, Universitá 'Luigi Bocconi', Milan, Italy.
1995 Laurea (BA), Economics and Commerce, summa cum laude, Universitá 'La Sapienza', Rome, Italy.
September 2011 - Present: Associate Professor, Tilburg University, Department of Finance.
September 2006 - Present: Research Fellow, CentER, Tilburg University, The Netherlands.
September 2006 - August 2011: Assistant Professor, Tilburg University, Department of Finance.
September 2004 - August 2006: CREA Research Fellow, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain.
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November 2005 Visiting Scholar. Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York, USA.
February 2004 - July 2004 Visiting Scholar. SUNY at Stony Brook, New York, USA.
September 1996 - July 1997 Visiting Scholar. MIT, Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, USA.
May 1996 - December 1996 Consultant. Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT), Rome, Italy.
January 1996 - July 1996 Associate Researcher. Confindustria, Rome, Italy.
2008-2010: Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship (IEF). European Commission.
2006: Europlace Grant. Paris.
1999 - 2004: Tutorial Fellowship. Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain.
2001 - 2002: Postgraduate Scholarship. University ' a Sapienza', Rome, Italy.
1998 - 2001: Doctoral Scholarship. University 'La Sapienza', Rome, Italy.
1997 - 1998: Postgraduate Grant. University 'Luigi Bocconi', Milan, Italy.
1996 - 1997: Research Scholarship. Italian National Research Council, Rome, Italy.
1995: Best Undergraduate Thesis defended in Italy in 1995. Awarded by the Italian Ministry of the Treasury.
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