Emanuele Colonnelli is an Assistant Professor of Finance, Liew Family Junior Faculty Fellow, and Fama Faculty Fellow at The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.
Colonnelli’s research focuses on the intersection between finance and development, with a special interest in high-growth entrepreneurship and talent allocation in emerging markets, and in the interaction between governments, institutions, and firms. He is the recipient of a number of grants and awards, such as the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award. He has research and work experience in several emerging countries, including Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Ghana, India, Malawi, Myanmar, South Africa, and Uganda, and regularly conducts world-wide surveys of firms and investors. His research has been published in various top academic journals, such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Economic Studies.
Colonnelli holds a PhD in Economics from Stanford University, an MSc in Economics from Bocconi University, a BSc in Economics from the University of Siena, and he spent an academic year visiting Pembroke College, Oxford University.