Banking, Finance and Regulation
Research Unit Director. Elena Carletti (Ph.D. London School of Economics, 2000) is Professor of Finance at Bocconi University. She is also the Scientific Director of the Florence School of Banking and Finance at the European University Institute, and a member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board and of the Bank of Italy Committee for Paolo Baffi Lecture Series. Her main research areas are financial intermediation and regulation, corporate governance and sovereign debt. She has published numerous articles in leading academic journals, and has coedited various books. She participates regularly in policy debates and roundtables at central banks and international organizations, and has also organized numerous academic and policy-oriented events. She is Research Fellow at CEPR, Fellow of the Finance Theory Group and the Wharton Financial Institutions Center. Before joining Bocconi, she was Professor of Economics at the European University Institute. She has served in the review panel of the Irish Central Bank and the Riskbank; and has worked as consultant for the OECD and the World Bank. She has also been a board member of the Financial Intermediation Research Society and a review panel member for the creation of Financial Market Centres in Stockholm.