Professor Paolo Surico received his PhD in 2004 from Bocconi University and worked as a Research Advisor of the External Members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, before joining the Economics Department at London Business School in 2009.
His recent work focuses on assessing the aggregate effects and distributional impact of large public programme interventions such as government spending and tax reforms, giving particular emphasis to the role played by household debt in the transmission mechanism.
He is a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London) and an academic consultant at the Bank of England. Paolo’s main research interests are in macroeconomics, fiscal policy and monetary economics. His work has been recently published in leading international academic journals and he has worked as an external consultant for the European Central Bank.
He was awarded the Best MBA Teacher Prize, as voted for by students, in the biennium 2011-2012. He is the holder of the Leverhulme Prize 2012 for the best economist in the U.K. under the age of 35 and he is a recipient of the British Academic mid-career fellowship in 2014.