Matteo Millone is an Assistant Professor in Finance at VU Amsterdam. He has earned his PhD at the Maastricht School of Business and Economics in 2015 and has a multidisciplinary background in economics, law and political science. His work is focused on two aspect of banking in emerging countries: the link between information asymmetries and competition and the interaction between social and financial performance at the level of both institutions and investors.
His work on benchmarking the performance of microfinance institutions has been published in World Development. He is currently researching the effect of credit registries and credit bureaus on loan disbursement and performance in markets with high information asymmetries. His other research interests are regulatory arbitrage in banking, fintech and valuation in private equity settings.