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Fabio Braggion appointed as Professor of Finance and Financial History

Published: 07th May 2020 Last updated: 07th May 2020

As of April 1, 2020, Professor Fabio Braggion holds the Chair of Finance and Financial History. Braggion works in the Finance department of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) at Tilburg University. Braggion's research focuses on financial history and 'fintech' (new financial technologies).

Primarily, Braggion studies the working of banks, companies and financial markets using data from history. His research also focuses on recent developments in financial technologies. In particular, he examines how new technologies are shaping financial intermediation and the related regulation.

Braggion teaches in the Master in Finance, BSc Business Economics, and the Liberal Art Program.

Fabio Braggion obtained his Ph.D. at Northwestern University in the United States and since 2005 he has been member of the Finance Department at TiSEM. He has been publishing in leading finance journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics and the Review of Financial Studies. In September 2014, he has been awarded an NWO-VIDI grant. He is also CEPR (Centre for Economic and Policy Research) fellow and ECGI (the European Corporate Governance Institute) member.

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