Graduate Institute, Geneva
Ugo Panizza is a professor of international economics and Pictet Chair in Finance and Development at the Graduate Institute, Geneva. He is also the deputy-director of the Institute’s Centre on Finance and Development. Prior to joining the Graduate Institute full-time, he was the Chief of the Debt and Finance Analysis Unit at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. He also worked in the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank, in the Africa Region of the World Bank, and was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics of the University of Torino and the Department of Economics of the American University of Beirut. His research interests include international finance, sovereign debt, banking, political economy, and public sector labor markets.