Nicola Limodio

My name is Nicola Limodio and I am an Assistant Professor of Finance at Bocconi University.

My research focuses on financial economics, development economics and political economy. My CV is here and my papers below.


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Working Papers

* “Terrorism Financing, Recruitment and Attacks". Draft, Appendix and PEDL Working Paper, PEDL Research Note. Media presence on VoxDev, ProMarket, Slate Political Gabfest, TalkingAboutTerrorism blog, News Livedoor (in Japanese) and Youtube video by BIPR. Resubmitted, Econometrica.

* “Deposit Insurance and Depositor Behaviour: Evidence from Colombia” (with N. de Roux). Draft & Documento CEDE Working Paper. Media presence on the All About Finance World Bank blog. Revise and Resubmit, the Review of Financial Studies.

* “High-Speed Internet, Financial Technology and Banking” (with A. D'Andrea). Draft & BAFFI CAREFIN Working Paper. Finalist in the ECB Young Economists’ Competition 2020.

* “The Effect of Chinese FDI in Africa: Evidence From Ethiopia” (with R. Crescenzi). Media presence on fDIIntelligence & LSE GILD Blog Post. Presentation at STEG Annual Conference. Transforming Growth podcast. Submitted.

* "Subnational Income, Convergence and the Covid19 Pandemic” (with A. M. Choudhary, I.A. Haqqani, F. Lenzi). Draft and IGC Working Paper. Submitted.

Published Papers

* “Liquidity Risk and Long-Term Finance: Evidence from a Natural Experiment” (with M. A. Choudhary). Draft, Published Version, Appendix & IGIER Working Paper. Forthcoming, the Review of Economic Studies.

* “Bureaucrats Allocation in the Public Sector: Evidence from the World Bank”. Draft, Published Version, IGIER Working Paper, Data & Code. The Economic Journal, Volume 131, Issue 639, October 2021, Pages 3012–3040

* “Anti-Trust Policies and Profitability in Non-Traded Sectors" (with T. Besley and N. Fontana). Draft, Published Version, Data & Code. Media presence on Knowledge Bocconi. American Economic Review: Insights, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2021, Pages 251-65

Work In Progress

* "Banking and Climate Change" (with F. De Marco)“

* "Firm Credit and Internet Access” (with A. D'Andrea, R. Kpodar, A. Presbitero).