Luigi Zingales

Luigi Zingales is the Robert C. McCormack Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1992. He is a faculty research fellow of the NBER, a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), a fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute and a director of the American Finance Association. In 2003 he won the Bernacer Prize for the best European young financial economist. His research interests span from corporate governance to financial development, from political economy to the economic effects of culture. He has published extensively in the major economics and financial journals and he has recently published a book with Raghuram Rajan entitled Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists. Since 2005, he holds the Taussig Research Professorship at Harvard University.