Booth School of Business


A Sharp Contraction - Veronica Guerrieri, Chicago Booth


Booth School of Business
Ronald E. Tarrson Professor of Economics

Veronica Guerrieri studies macroeconomics, search theory, labor and financial market frictions, dynamic contracting, and growth theory. "Coming from Europe, the malfunctioning of labor markets has always attracted my attention," she says. "My research explores frictional labor markets and other market imperfections."

Guerrieri won the "Bernácer Prize" in 2015, the "Carlo Alberto medal" in 2013, the “Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship” in 2011, the “Excellence Award in Global Economic Affairs” in 2010 from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, the “Excellence in Refereeing Award” in 2008 and 2012 from the American Economic Review. Guerrieri is an associate editor of the American Economic Review and a referee for B.E. Journals in Macroeconomics, Econometrica, the Economic Journal, Economic Letters, the European Economic Review, the International Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Theory, the Journal of Political Economy, NSF, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Dynamics, and the Review of Economic Studies.

Guerrieri earned her bachelor''s degree summa cum laude and master''s degree in economics from Universit&agrave Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan in 2000 and 2001, respectively, and a PhD in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2006. She joined Chicago Booth in 2006, she has been a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research since 2013, and she has been a consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago since 2014. She has been a visiting professor at MIT, Yale, LSE, NYU, CREI and EIEF and a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

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