Full professor
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My office hour is Tuesday from 15:30 to 17:00.

U07, Piano: P02, Stanza: 2103
Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi 8 - 20126 MILANO


I am full professor of finance at Bicocca University. I am director of the master in Statistics and Economics and vice-director of the research Center of European Studies CefES. After my undergraduate degree in Bocconi, I have obtained a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE). After my PhD, I have been post-doc scholar at IGIER (Bocconi), Human Capital Mobility scholar at IDEI (Toulouse) and visiting researcher at Financial Markets Group (LSE). More recently, I have visited the Bank for International Settlements (Basilea) to undertake a research project on bank CEOs’ compensation as well as the Bank of Finland (Helsinki). My research interests are in the area of banking regulation and corporate finance. I have published on international journals, among others, on the European Economic ReviewJournal of Financial IntermediationJournal of Financial Stability and Small Business Economics. I teach in Bicocca, Bocconi and in the PhD program in Catholic University.  I am in the editorial board of the Italian Economic Journal. In the past, I have been elected member of the comittee that evaluates research in the area of economics and statistics in Bicocca. As for policy oriented activities, I have been involved in a study of the competitive conditions of the mortgage market for the European Parliament, I have written on mergers and competition in the banking industry and recently on bank CEOs compensation after the financial crisis (http://voxeu.org/article/post-crisis-regulation-and-ceo-bonuses).





  • Cerasi, V., Deininger, S., Gambacorta, L., & Oliviero, T. (2020). How post-crisis regulation has affected bank CEO compensation. JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MONEY AND FINANCE, 104. Detail
  • Cerasi, V., & Rochet, J.C. (2014). Rethinking the regulatory treatment of securitization. JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL STABILITY, 10(1), 20-31. Detail
  • Cerasi, V., & Oliviero, T. (2015). CEO compensation, regulation, and risk in banks: Theory and evidence from the financial crisis. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CENTRAL BANKING, 11(3), 241-297. Detail
  • Cerasi, V., Fedele, A., & Miniaci, R. (2017). Product Market Competition and Access to Credit. SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMICS, 49(2), 295-318 [10.1007/s11187-017-9838-x]. Detail
  • Cerasi, V., Carletti, E., & Daltung, S. (2007). Multiple-bank lending: Diversification and Free-riding in Monitoring. JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL INTERMEDIATION, 16(3), 425-451 [10.1016/j.jfi.2007.03.001]. Detail