Mariassunta Giannetti

Professor of Finance, Stockholm School of Economics and CEPR Research Fellow

Mariassunta Giannetti holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and completed her B.A. and M.Sc. at Bocconi University (Italy). She is a Professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics; she is also a CEPR Research Fellow in the financial economics program and a Research Associate of the ECGI.

Professor Giannetti has broad research interests in corporate finance and financial intermediation. She studies both empirically and theoretically how formal institutions (such as investor protection) and informal institutions (such as culture and social norms) affect corporate finance, investor behavior, asset valuations, and economic and financial integration. Her publications have appeared in leading journals in finance, economics and management, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the American Economic Review, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Management Science.

Professor Giannetti has served as Associate Editor of several journals, including the Review of Financial Studies, the Review of Finance, Financial Management and the Journal of Banking and Finance, and is a Director of the European Finance Association. She has been honoured as a rising star in finance in 2016 and has received numerous research awards including the Assar Lindbeck Medal, the Journal of Financial Intermediation best paper award, the European Central Bank Lamfalussy Research Fellowship, and the Stockholm School of Economics Annual Research award.

CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey