Mariassunta Giannetti holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and completed her B.A. and M.Sc. at Bocconi University (Italy). She is a professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics; she is also a CEPR research fellow in the financial economics program and a research associate of the ECGI.
Professor Giannetti has broad research interests in corporate finance and financial intermediation. She has published widely-cited research in leading journals in Finance, Economics and Management, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the American Economic Review, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Review of Finance, and Management Science.
Professor Giannetti has been serving as associate editor of several journals, including the Review of Financial Studies, the Review of Finance, Financial Management and the Journal of Banking and Finance, and is a director of the European Finance Association. She has been named a rising star in finance in 2016 and has received numerous research awards including the Sun Yefang Financial Innovation Award, the ECGI Standard Life Investments Finance Prize, the Assar Lindbeck Medal, the Journal of Financial Intermediation best paper award, the ECB Lamfalussy Research Fellowship, and the Stockholm School of Economics Annual Research award.