Stefano Rossi is a Professor of Finance in the Finance Department at Bocconi University, where he holds the Generali Chair in Insurance and Risk Management. Stefano is a Research Affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), an executive editor of the Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting, and an Associate Editor of European Financial Management. Stefano's research interests include corporate governance, bankruptcy and financial distress, debt financing, international finance, sovereign borrowing, financing of innovations, and quantitative trading. His research has been published or is to appear in top peer-reviewed journals such as The Journal of Finance, The Journal of Financial Economics, The Review of Financial Studies, The Journal of Monetary Economics, The Journal of Economic Theory, and The Review of Finance, and has been featured in publications such as The Financial Times and The Economist. Stefano's research on the evolution of ownership (with J. Franks and C. Mayer) was awarded two international prizes for Best Paper by the European Corporate Governance institute. Prior to joining Bocconi Stefano taught at the Stockholm School of Economics, Cornell University, Imperial College, and Purdue. Stefano holds a BA and an MSc in Economics from Bocconi University, Milan; and a PhD in Finance from the London Business School.