PhD in Finance from the London School of Economics (2005). MSc in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2001). Degree in Economics and Social Sciences from Bocconi University (1999).
Associate Professor at Bocconi University (2012-present). Previously, Assistant Professor at Bocconi University (2005-12), Visiting Assistant Professor at Princeton University-Bendheim Center for Finance (2010-11), Postdoctoral Fellow at Université Catholique de Louvain-CORE (2004-05).
Market microstructure (theory); corporate finance (empirical).
 Debt specialization, with Filippo Ippolito and Kai Li, Journal of Finance, forthcoming.
 Which financial frictions? Parsing the evidence from the financial crisis of 2007-9, with Tobias Adrian and Hyun Song Shin, NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2012, forthcoming.
 Leverage and pricing of debt in LBOs, with Filippo Ippolito and Hannes Wagner (2012), Journal of Corporate Finance, 18(1):124-137.
 Environmental policy and speculation on markets for emission permits, with Marc Germain and Vincent van Steenberghe (2012), Economica, 79(313):152-182.
 Syndication and secondary loan sales, with Filippo Ippolito (2011), Theoretical Economics Letters, 1(3):81-87.
 Information linkages and correlated trading, with Antonio Mele (2010), Review of Financial Studies, 23(1):203-246.
 A portfolio based evaluation of affine term structure models, with Andrea Beltratti (2007), Annals of Operations Research, 151(1):193-222.