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Professor Luigi Zingales

Robert C. McCormack Professor Entrepreneurship & Finance
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Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Professor Entrepreneurship & Finance, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
ECGI Fellow (2002) :



Laurea summa cum laude (economics), Bocconi University, Milan, 1987; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992.

Related Experience:

Research assistant, Bocconi University (Milan), 1987. Research assistant, National Bureau of Economic Research (Cambridge), 1989-90.

Member of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business faculty since 1992

Research Interests
Corporate control
Corporate governance
Culture and economics
Financial development: causes and effects
Financing constraints, investments and growth
International corporate finance
Media and financial market
Organisations, power and theory of the firm
Research productivity

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
Companies Should Maximize Shareholder Welfare Not Market Value ECGI Finance Working Paper 521/2017 August 2017
Political Determinants of Competition in the Mobile Telecommunication Industry ECGI Finance Working Paper 494/2017 January 2017
Is the U.S. Capital Market Losing its Competitive Edge? ECGI Finance Working Paper 192/2007 November 2007
Trusting the Stock Market ECGI Finance Working Paper 170/2007 May 2007
Who Blows the Whistle on Corporate Fraud? ECGI Finance Working Paper 156/2007 January 2007
The Corporate Governance Role of the Media: Evidence from Russia ECGI Finance Working Paper 154/2007 June 2006
Theft and Taxes ECGI Finance Working Paper 063/2004 December 2004
The Costs and Benefits of Financial Market Regulation ECGI Law Working Paper 021/2004 April 2004

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