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Francesca Bastianello

Assistant Professor
Chicago Booth

Francesca Bastianello’s research interests lie at the intersection of finance, macroeconomics, and behavioral economics. In her research, she builds on insights from behavioral economics to develop tractable models of non-rational beliefs and studies the financial and macroeconomic implications of behavioral biases.

She received a National Bureau of Economic Research Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in behavioral macroeconomics. She is also a recipient of Harvard Business School’s Martin Award for Excellence in Research and the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award.

Bastianello earned a PhD in business economics from Harvard University, and also holds an MPhil in economic research and an MA in economics from the University of Cambridge, Trinity College.

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