Francesco Caselli is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics.
He has earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Bologna in 1992 and a Ph.D. at Harvard University in 1997. Previous appointments include Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and Associate Professor of Economics at Harvard University.
He is director of the Macroeconomics Program at the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), a member of the governing council of the European Economic Association, co-editor of the Journal of Economic Development, editor at large of Economica, and director of Review of Economic Studies, Ltd. He also serves as associate editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Studies, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Journal of Economic Growth.
His research interests include economic development and political economy.