Andrea Polo

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Aree di ricerca:

Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance, Banking


  • Assistant Professor of Finance, Luiss University (Rome)
  • Research Affiliate, EIEF (Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance)
  • Research Affiliate in Financial Economics, CEPR (Center for Economic Policy Research)
  • Research Member, ECGI (European Corporate Governance Institute)
  • Associate Research Professor (on leave), Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
  • Assistant Professor of Finance (on leave), Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Previous positions

  • 2013-2014 Academic Fellow, Stanford University Rock Center for Corporate Governance
  • 2013-2014 Associate Fellow, Oxford University Saïd Business School
  • 2012-2013 Research Fellow on the Finance Programme, Oxford Institute for Global Economic Development (OxIGED)


  • 2008-2012 Oxford University, Saïd Business School, DPhil in Financial Economics
  • 2011 Columbia University, Visiting Fellow in Law and Finance
  • 2007-2008 Cambridge University, Judge Business School, MPhil in Finance
  • 2005-2007 University of Rome III, two-year specialization course in Statistical methods for the analysis of economic systems
  • 2002-2005 University of Rome III, three-year degree course in Economics, Institutions and Finance
  • Luis Peydro, Jose; Polo, Andrea; Sette, Enrico (2020). Risk Mitigating versus Risk Shifting: Evidence from Banks Security Trading in Crises. CENTRE FOR ECONOMIC POLICY RESEARCH DISCUSSION PAPERS, p. 1-53. ISSN 1442-8636.
  • Polo, Andrea; Becht, Marco; Rossi, Stefano (2019). Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions? The Case of the United Kingdom. JOURNAL OF APPLIED CORPORATE FINANCE, p. 42-61. ISSN 1936-8216.
  • Polo, Andrea; Luis Peydro, Jose; Presbitero, Andrea; Sette, Enrico; Minoiu, Camelia; Bottero, Margherita (2019). Expansionary Yet Different: Credit Supply and Real Effects of Negative Interest Rate Policy. CENTRE FOR ECONOMIC POLICY RESEARCH DISCUSSION PAPERS, p. 1-59. ISSN 1442-8636.
  • Mayer, Colin; Micossi, Stefano; Onado, Marco; Pagano, Marco; Polo, Andrea edited by (2018). Finance and Investment: the European Case. Oxford University Press, p. 1-392. ISBN: 9780198815815
  • Barbone Gonzalez, R; Khametshin, D; Peydro, J-L; Polo, A (2018). Hedger of Last Resort: Evidence from Brazilian FX Interventions, Local Credit and Global Financial Cycles. CENTRE FOR ECONOMIC POLICY RESEARCH DISCUSSION PAPERS, p. 1-39. ISSN 1442-8636.
  • Armour, John; Mayer, Colin; Polo, Andrea (2017). Regulatory Sanctions and Reputational Damage in Financial Markets. JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS, p. 1429-1448. ISSN 0022-1090.
  • Luis Peydró, José; Polo, Andrea; Sette, Enrico (2017). Monetary Policy at Work: Security and Credit Application Registers Evidence. CENTRE FOR ECONOMIC POLICY RESEARCH DISCUSSION PAPERS, p. 1-50. ISSN 1442-8636.
  • Ippolito, Filippo; Peydró, José-Luis; Polo, Andrea; Sette, Enrico (2016). Double Bank Runs and Liquidity Risk Management. JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL ECONOMICS, p. 135-154. ISSN 0304-405X.
  • Becht, Marco; Polo, Andrea; Rossi, STEFANO (ECONOMIA) (2016). Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions?. THE REVIEW OF FINANCIAL STUDIES, p. 3035-3067. ISSN 0893-9454.
  • Giovannini, Alberto; Mayer, Colin; Micossi, Stefano; DI NOIA, Carmine; Onado, Marco; Pagano, Marco; Polo, Andrea (2015). Restarting European Long-Term Investment Finance: A Green Paper Discussion Document. CEPR Press and Assonime, p. 1-96. ISBN: 978-1-907142-84-0