Giacomo De Giorgi is a Professor of Economics at the Institute of Economics and Econometrics at the GSEM-University of Geneva, and a Research Professor at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.He works on several topics related household's behavior under uncertainty, including insurance, credit, mobility, and housing. He has also an active research agenda on entrepreneurship and public policies for poverty relief. His research includes the use of very large administrative dataset and credit data, further to running a number of randomized controlled trials around the World, for the design of effective policies.
His work has appeared, among other outlets, in the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, the AEJ: Applied, the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Economic Journal, the Review of Economic Dynamics.He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association since 2015. Fellow of BREAD, CEPR, and IPA and former member of the NBER. An expert consultant for the World Bank, He has held Faculty positions at Stanford University, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, and the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics; and visiting faculty positions at UC-Berkeley, Columbia University (as the Wesley Mitchell visiting Professor). He was a Senior Economist at the NY-Fed.