Marco Di Maggio

Associate Professor of Business Administration, Finance Unit of Harvard Business School, Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research

Marco Di Maggio is an Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Finance Unit of Harvard Business School and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has also served as an assistant professor of finance and economics at Columbia Business School. In 2016, Poets and Quants named him to its list of the Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors. Professor Di Maggio has recently developed the first HBS course on FinTech tailored to MBA students. He is also currently working as a core researcher for a blockchain company that offers a stable crypto-currency.

Dr. Di Maggio’s current research focuses on financial intermediation, including studies at the intersection of macroeconomics and finance. His work has been published in the American Economic ReviewJournal of Financial EconomicsThe Review of Financial StudiesManagement Science and cited by Wall Street JournalThe EconomistBloombergInstitutional Investor, and Forbes.

He has received numerous awards for his research, including the 2018 AQR Asset Management Institute Young Researcher Award, 2018 RFS Rising Scholar Award from The Review of Financial Studies for his paper “Credit-Induced Boom and Bust,” and the 2016 Best Paper in Market Microstructure Award sponsored by NASDAQ for “The Value of Trading Relationships in Turbulent Times.”

He received his PhD in economics from MIT. His undergraduate degree in economics is from the University of Naples Federico II.