Short bio:

Emanuele Brancati is an assistant professor at Parthenope University of Naples and an Adjunct Professor at LUISS Guido Carli and John Cabot University. He holds a bachelor and master degree in Economic Policy from La Sapienza University of Rome, and a Ph.D. in Money and Finance from Tor Vergata University of Rome with a long visiting period at Boston College. His main area of research is empirical financial economics, studied both at the firm and bank level. His research appears in leading Finance and Economics journals, such as Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial Intermediation, and Journal of Economic Geography. His professional experiences include participation and coordination of international research projects, an internship at the European Commission, as well as consulting for regional and national institutions. His research has been presented at leading academic conferences, such as the Western Finance Association, the NBER Summer Institute, and CESifo/Ifo conference, as well as non-academic institutions, such as the Bank of Italy.


His research is mainly focused on applied financial economics, studied from two different perspectives. At the bank-level, he analyzes nexuses among market expectations, dispersion of beliefs, rollover-risk, and bank-debt issuance during the financial and sovereign-debt crises. At the firm-level, he studies the effect of banking shocks or financial constraints on firms' real activities: investment, hiring decisions, R&D, innovation, internationalization patterns, etc.

Fields of interest:

Applied economics, financial economics, banking, investment, R&D, innovation, internationalization, and global value chains.