Marco Pelosi

Marco Pelosi


I am an Economist at the Bank of Italy. I recently obtained my PhD in Finance from the LSE, working under the supervision of Daniel Paravisini and Dirk Jenter.

I work in the DG Economics, Statistics, and Research. I am interested in Fintech, Financial Intermediation, Household and Corporate Finance.

Here you can find my academic CV (or see here for a one-page version).

You can contact me via email at marco [dot] pelosi [at] bancaditalia [dot] it.


  • Fintech
  • Financial Intermediation
  • Household Finance
  • Corporate Finance


  • PhD in Finance, 2022

    London School of Economics

  • MRes in Finance, 2017

    London School of Economics

  • MA in Quantitative Finance, 2015

    University of Torino

  • MA in Economics, 2015

    Collegio Carlo Alberto

  • BA in Business Administration, 2012

    University of Bergamo


Ongoing Research

Advantageous Selection in Fintech Loans [pdf]

Broadband and Bank Intermediation (with Angelo D’Andrea and Enrico Sette) [pdf]

Living on the Edge: the Salience of Property Taxes in the UK Housing Market (with Francesco Nicolai and Simona Risteska) [pdf]

Policy Papers

Zombie Firms and the Take-up of Support Measures During Covid-19 (with Giacomo Rodano and Enrico Sette) [pdf] [voxEU]



At LSE I have been Teaching Assistant at Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Executive level.

Teaching awards:

  • LSE Class Teacher Award (2020)


  • FM212: Principles of Finance
  • FM300: Corporate Finance, Investments, and Financial Markets
  • FM250: Finance (Summer School)
  • FM225: Fixed Income Securities, Debt Markets and the Macro Economy (Summer School)
  • Statistics for Finance


  • FM422E: Corporate Finance
  • FM407E: Mergers, Buyouts and Corporate Restructurings


  • EE951: Corporate Finance and Strategy

Scholarships and Awards

  • 2015-2020 PhD Scholarship, LSE Department of Finance
  • 2015 Scholarship in memory of Giorgio Mortara, Bank of Italy (merit mention)
  • 2012-2015 Allievi Honors Scholarship, Collegio Carlo Alberto
  • 2015 Scholarship in memory of Mario Borello
  • 2015 Scholarship in memory of Giovannello Giolitti (declined)
  • 2009 Scholarship Loan from Pro Universitate Bergomensi


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