Gianluca Violante

Professor of Economics
Placement Director

Gianluca Violante is a Professor of Economics at Princeton University. He is a Research Associate of the NBER (EFG program), a Research Fellow of the CEPR (LE, MEF, and MG programs) and IZA, an International Fellow of the IFS, and an external research member of CEBI. His main research interests are in macroeconomics, labor economics, and public finance. He has published his research in the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Review of Economic Studies. He has also published in several top-field journals. After his Laurea from the Universita' di Torino, Gianluca received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997. Before joining Princeton, he taught at University College London from 1997 to 2002 and at NYU from 2002 to 2017.

From 2009 to 2013, he was the Coordinating Editor of the Review of Economic Dynamics, and from 2015 to 2019 one of the Co-Editors of Econometrica. He is currently one of the Associate Editors of the Journal of Economic Perspectives.
Since 2017, he is one of the co-leaders of the NBER EFG group Micro Data, Macro Models. Gianluca was among the semi-plenary speakers at the 2010 World Congress of the Econometric Society in Shanghai, at the 2016 North American Summer Meetings of the Econometric Society in Philadelphia, and at the 2017 Asian Meetings of the Econometric Society in Hong Kong. He was a plenary speaker at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the SED in Seoul, at the Fall 2015 Midwest Macro Meeting in Rochester, and at the 2019 Econometric Society Winter Meetings in Rotterdam. In March 2016, he gave the Berglas Lecture at Tel Aviv University. His AER article 'Monetary Policy According to HANK' (joint with Greg Kaplan and Ben Moll) won the Economics in Central Banking Award in 2019. Since 2016, he is a Fellow of the Econometric Society.

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