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    Research Interests

    Banking, Productivity, Spatial Economics, Industrial Organization;

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    Publications [Top]

    Sovereign Debt Exposure and the Bank Lending Channel: Impact on Credit Supply and the Real Economy (with F. Mezzanotti and M. Bottero)

    Journal of International Economics, Volume 126, September 2020.
    [Abstract]   [Ungated Version]   [Online appendix]   [Data and Code]   Cited by 160   Cite

    Pricing Genius - The Market Evaluation of Innovation (with D. Galenson)

    Journal of Applied Economics, Volume 19, Issue 2, November 2016, Pages 219-248.

    [Huffington Post Article] [Voxeu Article] [Business Insider Article]
    [Abstract]   Cited by 5   Cite

    Systemic Risk on Different Interbank Network Topologies (with G. Tedeschi)

    Physica A , Volume 391, Issue 18, 15 September 2012, Pages 4331-4341.
    (Largely based on my MS dissertation thesis)

    [Abstract]   Cited by 189   Cite

    Working Papers [Top]

    Propagation and Amplification of Local Productivity Spillovers
    (with X. Giroud, Q. Maingi, and H. Mueller)

    Revise and Resubmit Econometrica
    [Abstract]   [NBER working paper]   [Voxeu Article]   Cite

    Sources and Implications of Resource Misallocation: New Evidence from Firm-Level Marginal Products and User Costs (with F. Manaresi)

    Previously circulating as "Do Marginal Products Differ from User Costs? Micro-Level Evidence from Italian Firms"
    [Abstract]   [Appendix]   Cite

    Financial Shocks, Productivity, and Prices (with D. Rivers and J. Tielens)

    Previously circulating as "Financial Shocks, and Productivity: Pricing response and the TFPR-TFPQ bifurcation"
    [Abstract]   Cite

    Zombie Lending and Policy Traps (with V. Acharya and O. Wang)

    [Abstract]   [NBER working paper]   [Voxeu Article]   Cite

    The Cost and Shadow Cost of Capital (with F. Manaresi)

    [Abstract]   Cite

    Work in Progress [Top]

    Bank Deserts (with F. Manaresi and F. Mezzanotti)

    Teaching [Top]

    Foundations of Finance

    Lectures on Structural Methods for Economics and Finance