Elena Carletti is Full Professor of Finance at Bocconi University. She is also the Scientific Director of the Florence School of Banking and Finance at the European University Institute, a member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board and of the Bank of Italy Committee for Paolo Baffi Lecture Series. Finally, she is a board member of the Fondazione Cassa Di Risparmio di La Spezia.
Her main research areas are financial intermediation and regulation, corporate governance and sovereign debt. In these areas she has published numerous articles in leading academic journals, and has coedited various books. She participates regularly in policy debates and roundtables at central banks and international organizations, and has also organized numerous academic and policy-oriented events. She is Research Fellow at CEPR, Fellow of the Finance Theory Group and the Wharton Financial Institutions Center, among others.
Before joining Bocconi, Elena Carletti was Professor of Economics at the European University Institute. She has also been a member of the review panel of the Irish Central Bank and the Riskbank; has acted as consultant for the OECD and the World Bank and has been a member of the Scientific Committee of Confindustria. In addition, she has also been a board member of the Financial Intermediation Research Society and a review panel member for the creation of Financial Market Centres in Stockholm.