Ugo Panizza

Pictet Chair in Finance and Development and Professor of Economics, Geneva Graduate Institute

Ugo Panizza is Professor of Economics and Pictet Chair in Finance and Development at the Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. He is a Vice President and Fellow of CEPR, and Fellow of the Fondazione Einaudi. He is also the Director of the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies, Editor in Chief of Oxford Open Economics and International Development Policy, and deputy director of the Center for Finance and Development.

Before joining the Graduate Institute, Professor Panizza was Chief of the Debt and Finance Analysis Unit at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and a Senior Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank. He also worked at the World Bank and taught at the American University of Beirut and the University of Torino.