Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Emanuele Colonnelli is Assistant Professor of Finance, Liew Family Junior Faculty Fellow, and Fama Faculty Fellow at The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. He works at the intersection of finance and development, with a special interest in high-growth entrepreneurship and talent allocation in emerging markets, and in the interaction between governments, institutions, and firms. He is the recipient of a number of grants and awards, such as the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award and the Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship in Entrepreneurship. Colonnelli holds a PhD Economics from Stanford University, a BSc in Economics from the University of Siena, an MSc in Economics from Bocconi University, and he spent an academic year visiting Pembroke College, Oxford University.
Recent work by Emanuele Colonnelli
Randomised anti-corruption audits in Brazil yield positive economic outcomes for local firms and businesses
Evidence from Brazil shows that patronage plays an important role in public sector hiring, adversely affecting the quality of the public workforce
Emanuele Colonnelli investigates how randomised audits on government procurement contracts in Brazil affect the real economy and firm behaviour.