Luigi Pistaferri is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He is also affiliated with NBER, CEPR, SIEPR and IZA. A Fellow of the Econometric Society and a former co-editor of the American Economic Review, he holds a BA in International Trade and Currency Markets from Istituto Universitario Navale in Naples and a PhD from University College, London. His research interests are in labour economics, public finance, and macroeconomics.