Mariassunta Giannetti is a professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics, a CEPR research fellow, and a research associate of the ECGI. She 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). Professor Giannetti has broad research interests in corporate finance and financial intermediation. She has published highly-cited research in leading journals in Finance, Economics, and Management, including the Journal of Political Economy, 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.
She has been honored with a number of prestigious international awards including the Review of Finance Pagano-Zechner Prize, the NYU Stern/ Imperial/ Fordham Rising Star in Finance award, the Sun Yefang Financial Innovation Award, the ECGI Standard Life Investments Finance Prize, and the Assar Lindbeck Medal. She is also the recipient of the Journal of Financial Intermediation best paper award, the ECB Lamfalussy Research Fellowship, the ECB Duisenberg Fellowship, and the Stockholm School of Economics Annual Research award.
Professor Giannetti has been serving as associate editor of several journals, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Review of Finance, the Journal of Corporate Finance, Financial Management, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Financial Stability, and European Financial Management and as a director of the European Finance Association, the Financial Intermediation Research Society, and the Financial Management Association. She is also an advisory board member of the Academic Female Finance Committee (AFFECT) of the American Finance Association.