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Associate Professor of Economics

Luigi Bocola

Senior Fellow
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)

Associate Professor
Department of Economics

Luigi Bocola is an associate professor of Economics at Stanford University and a faculty research fellow at the NBER. He received a B.A. and a doctorate from the University of Torino and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Stanford University in 2018, he was an assistant professor of Economics at Northwestern University and a senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Professor Bocola’s research addresses issues in open- and closed-economy macroeconomics. His research has focused on the macroeconomic consequences of sovereign debt crises, on financial dollarization in emerging markets, and on exchange rate policies. Among a number of honors, he received an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and a CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation. 

Focal Areas: Money and Finance


PhD, Economics, University of Pennsylvania