Gianluca Violante

Gianluca Violante

Gianluca Violante


Gianluca Violante is Theodore A. Wells '29  Professor of Economics at Princeton University.

He is a Research Associate of the NBER, CEPR, IFS and IZA and a Fellow of the Econometric Society.  After his Laurea from the Universita' di Torino, Gianluca received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining Princeton, he taught at University College London and NYU. He has been the Editor of the Review of Economic Dynamics, and one of the Co-Editors of Econometrica. His main research interests are in macroeconomics, labor economics, and public finance. He has published his research in the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Review of Economic Studies. He has also published in several top-field journals. One of his publications has won the 2019 Economics in Central Banking Award. 


Short Bio


Past Academic Positions

Research Network Associations and Fellowships

  • Research Associate of the NBER (EFG and ME programs)
  • Research Fellow of the CEPR (LE, MEF, and MG programs) and IZA
  • International Fellow of the IFS
  • External research member of CEBI
  • Fellow of the Econometric Society 

Research Groups

Editorial Positions

    Advisory Board Memberships

    Selected Lectures 


    Curriculum Vitae