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Professor Filippo Ippolito : Associate

Filippo Ippolito is Associate Professor of Finance at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, and Director of the Master in Finance at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. He holds a PhD in Finance from the Saïd Business School at Oxford University, and an MPhil in Russian and Eastern European Studies, also from Oxford. His research focuses on corporate debt, capital structure, corporate liquidity management, banking and private equity. Filippo’s work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Annual Review of Financial Economics, and Journal of Corporate Finance. His work has been presented at top international conferences, including those of the American Finance Association, the European Finance Association, the European Central Bank, the Bank of Italy, the Bank of Spain, and the NBER Summer Institute, among others.

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Filippo speaks English, and Italian.

Tel: (+39) 06 90258080

Filippo's specialisms include:

professional experience

  • Due diligence for the acquisition of a gas distribution company (2020)

  • Computing the RAB for a water company (2020)

  • Advice on cost of capital for an energy company (2020)

  • Assessing the unfair burden of universal postal obligation for a postal operator (2020)

  • Advice on state aid (2019)

  • Advice on the fee structure of a venture capital fund (2019)


  • Colla, P., Ippolito, F. and Li, K. (2020), ‘Debt Structure’, Annual Review of Financial Economics, 12.

  • Acharya, H., Almeida, H., Ippolito, F. and Perez-Orive, A. (2020), ‘Bank Lines of Credit as Contingent Liquidity: Covenant Violations and Their Implications’, Journal of Financial Intermediation, 44, October; and Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (forthcoming).

  • Ippolito, F., Perez, A. and Ozdagli, A. (2018), ‘Bank Loans and the Transmission of Monetary Policy: The Floating Rate Channel’, Journal of Monetary Economics, 95, May.

  • Ippolito, F., Peydró, J., Polo, A. and Sette, E. (2016), ‘Double bank runs and liquidity risk management’, Journal of Financial Economics, 112:1, pp. 135–154, October.

  • Ippolito, F., Peydró, J., Polo, A. and Sette, E. (2016), ‘Double bank runs, liquidity risk management, and Basel III’, Voxeu, 10 May.

  • Ippolito, F., Ozdagli, A. and Perez, A. (2016), ‘How the use of floating-rate loans changes the impact of monetary policy’, Voxeu, 2 February.


  • PhD in Finance, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

  • MPhil in Russian and Eastern European Studies, University of Oxford

  • Laurea Economics, University of Siena

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