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Victoria Vanasco is a Researcher at the Centre de Recerca en Economia International (CREi). Before joining CREi, she was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She earned her PhD in Economics from UC Berkeley in 2014, and she has a Masters in Finance and a B.A. in Economics from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, in Argentina, where she is from. Before earning her PhD, she spent two years as a Junior Professional Associate at the World Bank. Her research has been published in top finance journals, such as the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics. Among other awards and grants, Victoria is the recipient of the 2018 Junior Prize in Monetary Economics and Finance awarded by Banque de France and Toulouse School of Economics, and of an ERC-Starting Grant for the period 2021-2026 for her project “INFOMAK: Information, Markets, and the Macroeconomy”. She is also a Research Affiliate at CEPR, an Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE) and at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), an Associate Editor at Management Science, and a member of the Editorial Board at The Review of Economic Studies. Her research focuses on topics related to information asymmetries and their impact on financial markets and the real economy. She studies factors that lead to information and belief heterogeneity, and how these factors impact the incentives of market players to screen and monitor assets, with a focus on understanding how regulatory policies can increase liquidity and discipline in markets.
- The Downside of Asset Screening for Market Liquidity, Journal of Finance, October 2017
- Securitization, Ratings, and Credit Supply (with Brett Green and Brendan Daley), Journal of Finance, November 2019
- Investor Experiences and Financial Market Dynamics (with Ulrike Malmendier and Demian Pouzo), Journal of Financial Economics, June 2020
- Investor Experiences and International Capital Flows (with Ulrike Malmendier and Demian Pouzo), Journal of International Economics, May 2020
- Learning by Lending(with Mathew Botsch), Journal of Financial Intermediation, March 2018
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