I am an Assistant Professor of Finance at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona  
and an Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
I am a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London.

My research interests are in corporate finance, corporate governance and banking.  
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Working Papers

"Monetary Policy at Work: Security and Credit Application Registers Evidence." with J. L. Peydro and E. Sette.

Selected Publications

"Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions?" with M. Becht and S. Rossi. Forthcoming at the Review of Financial Studies.

"Double Bank Runs and Liquidity Risk Management" with F. Ippolito, J. L. Peydro and E. Sette. Forthcoming at the Journal of Financial Economics.

“Regulatory Sanctions and Reputational Damage in Financial Markets” with J. Armour and C. Mayer. Forthcoming at the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.


"Restarting European Long-Term Investment Finance: A Green Paper Discussion Document" with A. Giovannini, C. Mayer, S. Micossi, C. Di Noia, M. Onado and M. Pagano. CEPR, London, 2015.

Media and Citations

"Regulatory Sanctions and Reputational Damage in Financial Markets" has been covered by Reuters, the Financial Times, The Economist and La Repubblica


Office:  +34 93 542 26 41                      

E-mail: andrea.polo@upf.edu

Address:  Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Economics and Business, Jaume I building, Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27, 08005, Barcelona, Spain