Mariassunta Giannetti is a professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics, a CEPR research fellow, and a research associate of the ECGI. She 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). Professor Giannetti has broad research interests in corporate finance and financial intermediation. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the NYU Stern/ Imperial/ Fordahm Rising Star in Finance award, the Sun Yefang Financial Innovation Award, the ECGI Standard Life Investments Finance Prize, the Assar Lindbeck Medal, the Journal of Financial Intermediation best paper award, the ECB Lamfalussy Research Fellowship, the ECB Duisenberg Fellowship, and the Stockholm School of Economics Annual Research award. Professor Giannetti serves or has been serving as associate editor of several journals, including the Review of Financial Studies, the Review of Finance, and as a director of the European Finance Association and the Financial Intermediation Research Society. She has published widely-cited research 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, and Management Science.