Fabiano Schivardi



Full Professor, LUISS University
Fellow, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance


Stanford University, Ph.D., 1998
Bocconi University, BA, 1992


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Research Interests

Applied Micro, Industry Dynamics, Corporate Finance

Selected Publications

"Management practices and resilience to shocks: Evidence from COVID-19", with Andrea Lamorgese, Andrea Linarello and Megha Patnaik, Management Science, forthcoming.

"Are Executives in Short Supply? Evidence from Deaths’ Events", with Julien Sauvagnat, The Review of Economic Studies, forthcoming.

"Credit Misallocation During the European Financial Crisis", with Enrico Sette and Guido Tabellini, Economic Journal, 2022, Vol. 132, Issue 641, pp. 391–423.

"Learning Entrepreneurship from Other Entrepreneurs?", with Luigi Guiso and Luigi Pistaferri, Journal of Labor Economics, 2021, Vol. 39, pp. 135-191.

"Identifying the Real Effects of Zombie Lending", with Enrico Sette and Guido Tabellini, The Review of Corporate Finance Studies, 2020, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp. 569–592.

"The IT Revolution and Southern Europe's Two Lost Decades", (with T. Schmitz), Journal of the European Economic Association, 2020, Volume 18, Issue 5, pp. 2441–2486.

"Do Female Executives Make a Difference? The Impact of Female leadership on Gender Gaps and Firm Performance" with L.Flabbi, M. Macis and A Moro, Economic Journal, 2019, Volume 129, Issue 622, pages 2390-2423.

"Asymmetric Information and Imperfect Competition in Lending Markets" with G.S. Crawford and N. Pavanini, American Economic Review, 2018, Volume 18, Issue 7, pages 1659-1701.

"Employment and Wage Insurance within Firms: Worldwide Evidence" with A. Ellul and M. Pagano, Review of Financial Studies, 2018, Volume 31, Issue 4, pages 1298-1340.

“Demand or productivity: What determines firm growth?”, with A. Pozzi, RAND Journal of Economics, 2016, Volume 47, Issue 3, pages 608-630.

“Export and wages: Rent Sharing, Workforce Composition or Returns to Skills?”, with M. Macis, Journal of Labor Economics, 2016, Volume 34, Issue 4, pages 945-978.

“Corporate Control and Executive Selection”, with F. Lippi, Quantitative Economics, 2014, Volume 5, Issue 2, pages 417-456.

“Does Idiosyncratic Business Risk Matter for Growth? ” (with C. Michelacci), Journal of the European Economic Association, 2013, Volume 11, Issue 2, pages 343-368.

“Credit within the Firm” (with L. Guiso and L. Pistaferri), Review of Economic Studies, 2013, Volume 80, Issue 1, pages 211-247.

“Entry Barriers in Italian Retail Trade” (with E. Viviano), Economic Journal, 2011, Volume 121, Issue 551, pages 145-170.

“Skill dispersion and Productivity: an Analysis with Matched Data” (with S. Iranzo and E. Tosetti), Journal of Labor Economics¸ 2008, Volume 26, Issue 2, pages  247-285.

“Insurance within the Firm” (with L. Guiso and L. Pistaferri), Journal of Political Economy, 2005, Volume 113, Issue 5, pages 1054-1087.


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