Tommaso Porzio

Associate Professor of Economics, Columbia Business School

Tommaso Porzio is an associate professor (without tenure) in the Economics Division at Columbia Business School, and a Research Affiliate at CEPR, Y-RISE, and CDEP. He is currently on-leave as a Senior Research Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He is a macroeconomist studying questions related to economic development. His research primarily studies the role of human capital for growth, with a focus on understanding the barriers that may prevent individuals from exploiting their talent, and the way through which the organization of production shapes technological choices and ultimately economic development. 

Tommaso holds a Ph.D. from Yale University and Msc and BA from Bocconi University. Before joining Columbia, he was an Assistant Professor at University of California, San Diego.

Recent work by Tommaso Porzio