Filippo Ippolito 

Director of the Master in Finance, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Director of Summer School in Finance, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Associate Professor of Finance, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
Research Affiliate, Centre for Economic Policy Research, London


Research on Corporate Debt, Banking and Credit Channels

Debt Specialization 

  • with Kai Li (Sauder Business School Univ. of Vancouver) and Paolo Colla (Universita' Commercial L. Bocconi)
  • Journal of FinanceOctober 2013, (68:5)
  • Internet appendix
  • Data on specialization indeces (dtacsv)Readme for data labels   

Lines of Credit as Monitored Liquidity Insurance 

Double Bank Runs and Liquidity Risk Management 

  • with Jose Luis Peydro (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Andrea Polo (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Enrico Sette (Bank of Italy)
  • Awarded by SANFi (Santander Financial Institute), 2014 Video Interview
  • Video Presentation on YouTube
  • CEPR Discussion paper n 10948
  • Forthcoming in the Journal of Financial Economics

Bank Loans and the Transmission of Monetary Policy: the Floating Rate Channel 

  • with Ander Perez (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and BGSE) and Ali Ozdagli (Boston Federal Rerserve). 
  • Revise and resubmit at the Journal of Monetary Economics
  • CEPR Working Paper No. 9696
  • Power point presentation

Levered Returns and Capital Structure Imbalances

  • with Claudio Tebaldi (Universita' Commercial L. Bocconi) and Roberto Steri (Universite de Lausanne) 

The Relative Leverage Premium

A New Perspective on Bank Dependence: the Liquidity Insurance Channel 

  • with Viral Acharya (Stern School of Business, NYU and NBER), Heitor Almeida (University of Urbana Champaign and NBER) and Ander Perez (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and BGSE). 
  • Work in progress
  • European Central Bank Working Paper n. 1702

The Effect of Bank Health on the Renegotiation on Credit Line Agreements
  • with Viral Acharya (Stern School of Business, NYU and NBER), Heitor Almeida (University of Urbana Champaign and NBER) and Ander Perez (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and BGSE). 
  • Work in progress
  • Slides: Power point presentation

    Corporate Hedging and the Volatility of Stock Returns 

    • with Murillo Campello (Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell and NBER), Kizkitza Biguri (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) and Christian Brownlees (Universitat Pompeu Fabra).
    • Work in progress

    Research on Private Equity

    Contractual Characteristics and the Returns of Private Equity Investments 

    • with Stefano Caselli (Universita Commerciale L. Bocconi) and Emilia Garcia Appendini (University of St. Gallen) 
    • Journal of Financial Intermediation22 (2013) 201–217

    Leverage and the Pricing of Debt in LBOs 

    • with Paolo Colla (Universita' Commercial L. Bocconi) and Hannes Wagner (Universita' Commerciale L. Bocconi)
    • Journal of Corporate Finance, 18, 124–137, 2012

    Default Penalties in Private Equity Partnerships 

    • with Albert Banal-Estanol (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Sergio Vicente (Universitad Carlos III, Madrid) 
    • Submitted to a journal 


    • Filippo Ippolito, José-Luis Peydró, Andrea Polo, Enrico Sette
    • Voxeu: 10 May 2016

    How the use of floating-rate loans changes the impact of monetary policy
    • Filippo Ippolito, Ali Ozdagli, Ander Perez
    • Voxeu, 02 February 2016

    Syndication and Second Loan Sales 

    • with Paolo Colla (Universita' Commerciale L. Bocconi)
    • Theoretical Economics Letters, 1(3):81–87, 2011

    The Banking Sector Rescue in Russia

    • Institute for Economies in Transition, BOFIT, Bank of Finland, No. 12, 2002

    ITALY: Banking foundations adjust and thrive 

    • Oxford Analytica, August 3, 2001

    An Italian Bank Caught in the Vortex of Election Politics
    • My interview for the International Herald Tribune/NY Times about the downfall of Monte dei Paschi di Siena, By E.Povoledo and J. Ewing, International Herald Tribune, Global Business, January 28, 2013