Mariassunta Giannetti holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and completed her B.A. and M.Sc. at Bocconi University (Italy). She is a professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics; she is also a CEPR research fellow in the financial economics program and a research associate of the ECGI.
Professor Giannetti has broad research interests in corporate finance and financial intermediation. She studies both empirically and theoretically how formal institutions (such as investor protection) and informal institutions (such as culture and social norms) affect corporate finance, investor behavior, asset valuations, and economic and financial integration. Her publications have appeared in leading journals in Finance, Economics and Management, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the American Economic Review, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Management Science.
Professor Giannetti has been serving as associate editor of several journals, including the Review of Financial Studies, the Review of Finance, Financial Management and the Journal of Banking and Finance, and is a director of the European Finance Association. She has been honored as a rising star in finance in 2016 and has received numerous research awards including the Assar Lindbeck Medal, the Journal of Financial Intermediation best paper award, the European Central Bank Lamfalussy Research Fellowship, and the Stockholm School of Economics Annual Research award.
Education: Ph.D UCLA; BA, MA Bocconi
Fabio Braggion, Mariassunta Giannetti (2018). Changing Corporate Governance Norms: Evidence from Dual Class Shares in the U.K. Journal of Financial Intermediation, vol 37, pp. 15-27
Franzoni, Francesco and Mariassunta Giannetti (2018). Costs and Benefits of Financial Conglomerate Affiliation: Evidence from Hedge Funds. Journal of Financial Economics, , vol. Forthcoming
Mariassunta Giannetti and Mengxin Zhao (2018). Board Ancestral Diversity and Firm Performance Volatility. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, vol. Forthcoming
Mariassunta Giannetti, Bige Kahraman (2018). Open-end Organizational Structures and Limits to Arbitrage. Review of Financial Studie, vol 31, pp. 773-810
Mariassunta Giannetti, Jose Liberti and Jason Sturgess (2017). Information Sharing and Rating Manipulation. Review of Financial Studies, vol 30, pp. 3269-3304
Giovanni Favara and Mariassunta Giannetti (2016). Forced Asset Sales and the Concentration of Outstanding Debt: Evidence from the Mortgage Market. Journal of Finance, vol. 72, pp. 1081-1118
Mariassunta Giannetti and Tracy Wang (2016). Corporate Scandals and Household Stock Market Participation. Journal of Finance, vol 71, pp. 2591-2636
Mariassunta Giannetti, Xiaoyun Yu and Guanmin Liao (2015). The Brain Gain of Corporate Boards: Evidence from China. Journal of Finance, vol. 70(4), pp. 1629-1682
Mariassunta Giannetti and Luc Laeven (2015). Local Ownership, Crises, and Asset Prices: Evidence from U.S. Mutual Funds. Review of Finance, vol 20, pp. 947-978
Mariassunta Giannetti and Xiaoyun Yu (2014). Economic Development and Relationship-Based Financing. Review of Corporate Finance Studies, vol 4, pp. 69-107
Mariassunta Giannetti and Andrei Simonov (2013). On the real effects of bank bailouts: Micro-Evidence from Japan.American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, vol 5, pp. 135-167
Mariassunta Giannetti, Cristina Cella and Andrew Ellul (2013). Investors' Horizons and the Amplification of Market Shocks. Review of Financial Studies, vol 26, pp. 1607-1648
Mariassunta Giannetti and Steven Ongena (2012). Lending by Example': Direct and Indirect Effects of Foreign Banks in Emerging Markets. Journal of International Economics, vol 86, pp. 167-180
Mariassunta Giannetti and Yishay Yafeh (2012). Do Cultural Differences Between Contracting Parties Matter? Evidence from Syndicated Bank Loans. Management Science, vol 58, pp. -365-383
Mariassunta Giannetti and Luc Laeven (2012). The Flight Home Effect: Evidence from the Syndicated Loan Market During Financial Crises. Journal of Financial Economics, vol 104, pp. 23-43
Mariassunta Giannetti and Luc Laeven (2012). Flight Home, Flight Abroad and International Credit Cycles. American Economic Review, vol 102, pp. 219-224
Mariassunta Giannetti and Renée Adams (2012). Is Pay a Matter of Values?. International Review of Finance. vo 12, pp. 133-173
Mariassunta Giannetti (2011). Liquidity Constraints and Occupational Choice. Finance Research Letters. vol 8, pp. 37-44
Mike Burkart, Mariassunta Giannetti and Tore Ellingsen (2011). What You Sell Is What You Lend? Explaining Trade Credit Contracts. Review of Financial Studies, vol. 24(4), pp. 1299-1335