Guido Lorenzoni is Professor of Economics at Booth. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau for Economic Research.
His fields of research are macroeconomics and international finance. His recent work has focused on the macroeconomic effects of the pandemic, on macroprudential policy, on sovereign debt, and on the effects of housing wealth and household debt on aggregate consumption.
Lorenzoni received a PhD in Economics from MIT in 2001. Before joining Booth in 2022, he was the Cardiss Collins Professor of Economics at Northwestern University. Prior to 2013, he also worked at Princeton and MIT. In 2009, he received the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. In 2019, he was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He is a co-editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association and an associate editor of the American Economic Review.