Bio

Luigi Pistaferri is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He graduated summa cum Laude from Istituto Universitario Navale in Naples (Italy) in 1993, completed a Master in Economics at Bocconi University in Milan (Italy) in 1995, and a PhD in Economics at University College London in 1999. Professor Pistaferri's research is mainly on household choices: consumption, saving, portfolio allocation, labor supply, and time use. His papers have appeared in the American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Review of Economic Studies, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, and the Annual Review of Economics, among others. He is the Ralph Landau Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic and Policy Research, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He is also Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Center for Economics and Policy Research, and IZA. During the 2012-17 period he was one of the co-editors of the American Economic Review. He lives in Stanford with his wife Marina and children Isabella, Bianca and Antonio.