Fausto Panunzi is a professor of economics at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. He is also a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), at the European Corporate Governance Institute, and at the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER). Prior to joining Bocconi in 2015, he was a professor at the University of Bologna, a postdoctoral research fellow at IDEI (Toulouse) and a visiting lecturer at the the Department of Economics at University College London. He has also taught corporate finance at the Università della Svizzera Italiana (Lugano). He defended his PhD in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.