Professor of Economics at London Business School
Paolo Surico is a fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, research associate at the London School of Economics Centre for Macroeconomics and research consultant to several international policy institutions and central banks, such as the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority, and previously at the IMF and the European Central Bank. Before joining London Business School in 2009, he was Advisor of the External Member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England.
Paolo Surico’s expertise lays at the intersection of macroeconomics and finance with particular emphasis on monetary and fiscal policy, housing and mortgage markets. His recent work focuses on assessing the aggregate effects and distributional impact of conventional and unconventional monetary policies as well as tax reforms and government spending, giving particular emphasis to the role played by household and corporate debt in the transmission mechanism of macroeconomic policies and shocks.
Paolo’s work has been featured in many leading international journals as well as international press (e.g. The Economist and Financial Times) and Italian media (e.g. Sole 24 ore, RAI and Corriere della Sera). Paolo has won numerous awards in recognition of his research achievements and several teaching prizes in recognition of his presentation skills and engaging delivery style. Outside London Business School, Paolo has participated as Keynote Speaker at high profile events hosted by financial and non-financial companies for their client or senior executives, including INEOS, UBS, PwC, Citywire, Rugby Football Union, Dartmouth Partners, Prudential, etc.
Paolo is a member of the Wheeler Institute Call for Proposals Faculty Committee. His research on the economic impact of the pandemic has been featured in the Wheeler Institute COVID-19 webinar series that specifically addresses the re-opening of the UK economy, UK policy making and the health of UK residents.