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Veronica Guerrieri studies macroeconomics, labor and financial market frictions, search theory, dynamic contracting, and growth theory. "Coming from Europe, the malfunctioning of labor markets has always attracted my attention," she says. "My research explores frictional labor markets and other market imperfections."

Guerrieri won the "Bernácer Prize" in 2015 for the best European economist under 40 in macroeconomics and finance, the "Carlo Alberto medal" in 2013 for the best Italian economist under 40, the “Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship” in 2011, the “Excellence Award in Global Economic Affairs” in 2010 from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy Guerrieri is a managing editor of the Review of Economic Studies since 2017, and a member of the board of editors of the Journal of Economic Literature since 2014. She is also the co-director of the Macro Initiative of the BFI.

Guerrieri earned her bachelor's degree summa cum laude and master's degree in economics from Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan in 2000 and 2001, respectively, and a PhD in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2006. She joined Chicago Booth in 2006, she has been a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research since 2013, and she has been a consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago since 2014. She has been a visiting professor at MIT, Yale, LSE, NYU, CREI and EIEF and a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

Research Interests

Macroeconomics; search theory; labor and financial market frictions; dynamic contracting; growth theory.

Academic Areas

  • Macroeconomics

2023 - 2024 Course Schedule

Number Course Title Quarter
33948 Financial Markets in the Macroeconomy 2024 (Spring)
33630 Workshop: Money and Banking 2024 (Spring)

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