Abteilung Finanzwirtschaft und Banken
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Prof. Dr. Francesco D’Acunto

Short Profile

Research Interests

  • Expectations and Decision-making, Cultural Finance, FinTech/Entrepreneurship

 

Publications

  • Robo-advising (with A. G. Rossi), forthcoming. In Handbook of Technological Finance, eds: R. Rau, R. Wardrop, L. Zingales.
  • Regressive Mortgage Credit Redistribution in the Post-crisis Era (with A. G. Rossi), forthcoming. Review of Financial Studies.
  • The Promises and Pitfalls of Robo-advising (with N. Prabhala and A. G. Rossi), 2019. Review of Financial Studies, Vol 32(5), p. 1983 – 2020
  • Cognitive Abilities and Inflation Expectations (with D. Hoang, M. Paloviita, and M. Weber), 2019. American Economic Review P&P.
  • Historical Antisemitism, Ethnic Specialization, and Financial Development (with M. Prokopczuk and M. Weber), 2019. Review of Economic Studies, Vol 86(3), p. 1170 – 1206.
  • Flexible Prices and Leverage (with R. Liu, C. Pueger, and M. Weber), 2018. Journal of Financial Economics, Vol 129(1), p. 46 – 68.
  • Unconventional Fiscal Policy (with D. Hoang and M. Weber), 2018. American Economic Review P&P, Vol 108, p. 519 – 523.
  • Telecracy: Testing for Channels of Persuasion (with G. Barone and G. Narciso), 2015. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Vol 7(2), p. 30 – 60.

 

Employment

  • Boston College, Carroll School of Management
    • Assistant Professor of Finance, 2018 – Present
  • University of Maryland, R.H. Smith School of Business
    • Assistant Professor of Finance, 2015 – 2018

 

Other Affiliations (Selection)

  • CESifo Research Network
    • Member, 2017 – Present
  • Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets
    • Member, 2017 – Present
  • Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship
    • Member, 2017 – Present
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Karlsruhe, Germany
    • Visiting Scholar, 2016 – Present

 

Education

  • University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business
    • Ph.D., Finance, 2015
    • M.Sc., Finance, 2012
  • Università Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    • M.Sc., Economics and Business Law (cum laude, dignità di stampa), 2008
  • Università La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    • B.A., Economics (cum laude and honors), 2006

 

Further Information

https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/carroll-school/faculty-research/faculty-directory/francesco-dacunto.html