Jacopo Ponticelli joined Chicago Booth in 2013 as an Assistant Professor of Finance. He is an applied economist that primarily studies corporate finance and development economics. His research interests include law and finance, financial development, and structural transformation. His work has been published on the American Economic Review and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. He has been a Cohen and Keenoy Scholar since 2014.
At Booth, Ponticelli teaches Corporate Finance and, starting from the academic year 2016-17, a new elective course on Emerging Markets Finance.
Ponticelli earned a Ph.D. and an MSc. in Economics (summa cum laude) from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. He also holds a B.A. in International Relations from the Catholic University of Milan.
2016 - 2017 Course Schedule
||Emerging Markets Finance and Entrepreneurship