University of Chicago and CEPR
Luigi Zingales is the Robert C. McCormack Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at the Graduate School of Business (GSB) of the University of Chicago. He is also the director of the American Finance Associations as well as a research fellow at NBER, CEPR, and the European Governance Institute. His research interests span from corporate governance to financial development, and from political economy to the economic effects of culture. In 2003, Mr. Zingales won the Bernacer Prize for the best European young financial economist. Beyond academic work, Dr. Zingales is editorialist for Il Sole 24 Ore, member of the Committee on Capital Market Regulation and of the United Nations Advisory Board on Microfinance, and an Independent Director of Telecom Italia. Luigi Zingales received a bachelor's degree in economics summa cum laude from Universita Bocconi in 1987 and a PhD in economics from the MIT in 1992. He joined the GSB faculty in 1992.