Professor, International Economics Pictet Chair in Finance and Development at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Laurea in Political Sciences, University of Turin; Master in Economics, CoripePiedmont; Ph.D. and M. A. in Economics, The Johns Hopkins University.
Ugo Panizza is Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute of Geneva and Deputy Director of the Institute’s Centre for Finance and Development. Ugo Panizza has been a Visiting Professor at the Institute since 2008, a position he held in addition to being the Chief of the Debt and Finance Analysis Unit at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. He is the Director of the Center for Finance and Development, Director of the International Centre for Monetary and Banking Studies (ICMB), Vice President and Fellow of CEPR, Fellow of the Fondazione Einaudi, and Editor-in-Chief of International Development Policy. Previously, he worked at the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank, alongside holding teaching and research posts at the American University of Beirut and the University of Turin. Professor Panizza’s research interests include international finance, sovereign debt, banking, and political economy. He has extensive work and research experience in Latin America and the Middle East and North Africa.
Legal Air Cover, Patrick Bolton, Mitu Gulati, Ugo Panizza, CEPR Discussion Paper & IHEID WPS – Read More
How to Prevent a Foreign Debt Disaster, with P. Bolton, L. Buchheit, P.O. Gourinchas, M. Gulati, C.T. Hsieh, and B. Weder di Mauro, Foreign Affairs, June 4, 2020.
Covid-19 in Developing Economies (editor, with Simeon Djankov), CEPR eBook, May 2020 – Read More
Born Out of Necessity: A Debt Standstill for COVID-19, with P. Bolton, L. Buchheit, P.O. Gourinchas, M. Gulati, C.T. Hsieh, and B. Weder di Mauro, CEPR Policy Insight, also VoxEU (2020). – Read More
Local Currency Denominated Sovereign Loans – A Portfolio Approach to Tackle Moral Hazard and Provide Insurance, (with Filippo Taddei) IHEID Working Paper (2020). – Read More
Make-Wholes in Sovereign Bonds (Not Sure Why They Are There, But They May Be Free), with Mitu Gulati, CEPR DP (2020). – Read More
When Governments Promise to Prioritize Public Debt: Do Markets Care?, (with Mitu Gulati, Mark Weidemaier, & Gracie Willingham,) Journal of Financial Regulation (2019). – Read More
Public Debt: Threat or Opportunity, CORE Insights, 2022 (with Barry Eichengreen) – Read More
Enough Potential Repudiation: Economic and Legal Aspects of Sovereign Debt in the Pandemic Era, with Anna Gelpern, Annual Review of Economics (forthcoming) – Read More
A Debt of Dishonor, with Kim Oosterlink, Mark Weidemaier, and Mitu Gulati, Boston University Law Review (forthcoming) – Read More
Long-Term Debt Sustainability in Emerging Market Economies: A Counterfactual Analysis, IHEID WP, UN DESA WP – Read More
Do Countries Default in Bad Times? The Role of Alternative Detrending Techniques, CEPR DP, IHEID WP – Read More
On the Benefits of Repaying, with Francesca Caselli, Matilde Faralli and Paolo Manasse, CEPR Discussion Papers 16539, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers. Also on VoxEU – Read More
The Hausmann–Gorky Effect, with Mitu Gulati, Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 166(1), pages 175-195, September – Read More
How to restructure Euro area sovereign debt in the era of Covid-19, with Theresa Arnold & Mitu Gulati, Capital Markets Law Journal, vol. 15(3), pages 322-346 – Read More
Alternative Solutions to the Odious Debt Problem, with Mitu Gulati, Annals of the Fondazione Luigi Einaudi. vol. 54(1), pages 153-168, June – Read More
When Governments Promise to Prioritize Public Debt: Do Markets Care?, (with Mitu Gulati, Mark Weidemaier, & Gracie Willingham), Journal of Financial Regulation (April 2019).Vol – Read More