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College of Arts and Sciences

Giulia Brancaccio

Assistant Professor

Department and Program Affiliations:


Academic focus: 

Microeconomics and data analysis applied to the study of markets and firms

Current research project: 

Information acquisition as a motive for trade in bond markets

Academic background: 

  • Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 2018
  • M.Sc., Economics, Bocconi University, 2012
  • B.A., Economics, Bocconi University, 2010

Last book read: 

“The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism” by Doris Kearns Goodwin

In your own time/when not working: 

Hiking, running, yoga

Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching: 

Industrial Organization, at any level

What most excites you about Cornell:

A welcoming and vibrant intellectual community