Ugo Panizza

Vice President, New Ventures at Centre for Economic Policy Research, Professor of Economics and Pictet Chair at Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)

Ugo Panizza is Professor of Economics and Pictet Chair at the Graduate Institute Geneva. He is also the Director of the International Centre for Monetary and Banking Studies (ICMB), Vice President and Fellow of CEPR, Fellow of the Fondazione Einaudi, and Editor of Oxford Open Economics. Prior to joining the Institute, Ugo was the Chief of the Debt and Finance Analysis Unit at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). He also worked at the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank and was an assistant professor of economics at the American University of Beirut and the University of Turin. He holds a PhD in Economics from The Johns Hopkins University and a Laurea from the University of Turin.