November 6, 2012 “Economic and Financial Overview” by Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance and the David G. Booth Faculty Fellow, University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Author of “A Capitalism For The People – Recapturing the Lost Genius of American Prosperity”.
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Luigi Zingales studies a wide variety of topics ranging from corporate governance and financial development to political economy and the economic effects of culture. He co-developed the Financial Trust Index, which monitors the level of trust that Americans have toward the financial system. His research has been published in all the major economic and finance academic journals. His latest book, A Capitalism for the People, which discusses the decline of the American capitalist model and ways to address it, was published in June 2012.
Zingales, who in 2003 received the Bernacer Prize for the best young European financial economist, is currently Vice President of the American Finance Association, Lead Independent Director of Telecom Italia, and has just been elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Science. He is also a faculty research fellow for the National Bureau of Economic Research, a research fellow for the Center for Economic Policy Research, and a fellow of the European Governance Institute. He also serves on the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation.
Zingales received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Universita Bocconi in Italy and a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 1992.