Sebastian Di Tella

Sebastian Di Tella
Assistant Professor, Economics
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SebastianDi Tella
Assistant Professor of Economics
John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Faculty Scholar for 2016-2017
Academic Area: 
Economics

Research Statement

Sebastian Di Tella's research is in Macroeconomic Theory and Finance, focusing on the role of the financial system in amplifying and propagating aggregate shocks. In recent work he studies the concentration of aggregate risk on the balance sheets of financial institutions and the implications for financial regulation. He is also interested in optimal monetary policy and its interaction with the financial system.

Bio

Sebastian Di Tella is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he teaches Macroeconomics in the MBA program. His research is in macro theory covering a range of topics, including business cycles, monetary policy, the macroeconomic effects of financial crises, and optimal financial regulation.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Economics, MIT, 2013
  • BA in Economics, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 2006

Awards and Honors

  • Graduate School of Business Trust Faculty Scholar for 2015-16

Teaching

Degree Courses

2016-17

This course gives students the background they need to understand the broad movements in the global economy. Key topics include long-run economic growth, technological change, wage inequality, international trade, interest rates, inflation,...

Modern macroeconomics of aggregate fluctuations in advanced economies. Current research on sovereign debt, fiscal policy and financial flows, low growth and stagnation, low interest rates, financial crises, unemployment fluctuations, and other...

2015-16

This course gives students the background they need to understand the broad movements in the global economy. Key topics include long-run economic growth, technological change, wage inequality, international trade, interest rates, inflation,...

Modern macroeconomics of aggregate fluctuations in advanced economies, concentrating mainly on the U.S. Current research on sovereign debt, fiscal policy and financial flows, with emphasis on current events. Current research on persistent...