University of Southern California

Vincenzo Quadrini
Professor of Finance and Business Economics

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

Phone: 
213-740-6521
Education: 
PhD, University of Pennsylvania; MA, CORIPE Piemonte; BS, Ancona University

Overview

Vincenzo Quadrini is a macroeconomist who focuses on international economics, entrepreneurship, and financial contracts. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, and Journal of Monetary Economics. He is co-editor of Economic Inquiry, associate editor of the Review of Economic Dynamics, and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Center for Economic Policy Research. Before joining USC, Professor Quadrini was on the faculty at New York University, Duke University, and Pompeu Fabra University.

Research

Quadrini, V. (2014) "Macroeconomic Effects of Asset-Price Shocks in a Globalized Financial Market," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 116 (1), 190-217.
Azzimonti, M., deFrancisco, E., and Quadrini, V. (2013) "Financial globalization, inequality, and the rising public debt," American economic Review.
Quadrini, V., and Rios-Rull, V., "15," in Atkinson, T., and Bourguignon, F., eds., Handbook of Income DIstribution, Handbook of Income Distribution/North Holland, Amsterdam/New Yok 2013.
Quadrini, V. (2013) "Bank Asset Channel,".
Quadrini, V., and Sun, Q. (2013) "Credit and Hiring,".
Cooley, T., Marimon, R., and Quadrini, V. (2012) "Risky Investments with Limited Commitment,".
Bengui, J., Mendoza, E., and Quadrini, V. (2012) "Capital Mobility and International Sharing of Cyclical Risk," Journal of Monetary Economics.
Jermann, U., and Quadrini, V. (2012) "Macroeconomic Effects of Financial Shocks," American Economic Review, 102 (1), 238-71.
Monacelli, T., Quadrini, V., and Trigari, A. (2011) "Financial Markets and unemployment,".
Perri, F., and Quadrini, V. (2011) "International Recessions,".
Quadrini, V. (2011) "Financial Frictions in Macroeconomic Fluctuations," Economic Quarterly Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
Marimon, R., and Quadrini, V. (2011) "Competition, human capital and income inequality with limited commitment," Journal of Economic Theory, 146 (3), 976-1008.
Mendoza, E., and Quadrini, V. (2010) "Financial Globalization, Financial Crises and Contagion," Journal of Monetary Economics - Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 57 (1), 24-39.
Mendoza, E., Quadrini, V., and Rios-Rull, V. (2009) "Financial Integration, Financial Development and Global Imbalances," Journal of Political Economy.
Quadrini, V. (2009) "Entrepreneurship in Macroeconomics," Annals of Finance, 5 (3), 295-311.
Michelacci, C., and Quadrini, V. (2009) "Financial Markets and Wages," Review of Economic Studies, 2 (4), 795-827.
Quadrini, V. (2009) "Comments on "Politico Economic Consequences of Raising Wage Inequality" by Corbae, D’Erasmo and Kuruscu," Journal of Monetary Economics, Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 56 (1).
Mendoza, E., Quadrini, V., and Rios-Rull, V., "6," in Clarida, R., and Giavazzi, F., eds., NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics 2007, The University of Chicago Press 2008.
Quadrini, V., and Trigari, A. (2007) "Public Employment and the Business Cycle," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 109 (4), 723–742.
Jermann, U., and Quadrini, V. (2007) "Stock Market Boom and the Productivity Gains of the 1990s," Journal of Monetary Economics, 54 (2).
Jermann, U., and Quadrini, V. (2006) "Financial Innovations and Macroeconomic Volatility," NBER Working Papers No. 12308.
Quadrini, V., and Cooley, T. (2006) "Monetary Policy and The Financial Decision of Firms," Economic Theory, 27, 243-270.
Quadrini, V., and Meh, C. (2006) "Endogenous Market Incompleteness with Investment Risks," Journal of Economic, Dynamics and Control, 30, 2143-2165.
Quadrini, V., and Michelacci, C. (2005) "Borrowing from employees: Wage dynamics with financial constraints," Journal of European Economic Association, 3 (2-3), 360-369.
Klein, P., Quadrini, V., and Rios-Rull, V. (2005) "Optimal Time Consistent Taxation with International Mobility Of Capital," B.E. Journals-Advances in Macroeconomics, 5 (1).
Quadrini, V. (2005) "Policy Commitment and The Welfare Gains From Capital Market Liberalization," European Economic Review, 48 (8).
Cooley, T., and Quadrini, V. (2004) "Optimal Time-Consistent Monetary Policy in a Phillips-Curve World," Journal of Economic Theory, 118, 174-208.
Quadrini, V. (2004) "Public Policy and the Economic of Entrepreneurship," MIT Press.
Cooley, T., Marimon, R., and Quadrini, V. (2004) "Aggregate Consequences of Limited Contract Enforceability," Journal of Political Economy, 112 (4), 817-847.
Quadrini, V. (2004) "Investment and Liquidation in Renegotiation-proof Contracts with Moral Hazard," Journal of Monetary Economics, 51, 713-751.
Quadrini, V., and Cooley, T. (2003) "Common Currencies vs. Monetary Independence," Review of Economic Studies.
Quadrini, V., Rodriguez, S.B., Diaz-Gimenez, J., and Rios-Rull, V. (2002) "Updated Facts on The U.S. Distributions of Earning, Income and Wealth," Quarterly Review of The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
Quadrini, V., and Perri, F. (2002) "The Great Depression in Italy: Trade Restrictions and Real Wage Rigidities," Review of Economic Dynamics.
Quadrini, V., "Entrepreneurial Financing, Savings, and Mobility," in Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth, Elsevier Science 2002.
Quadrini, V., and Cooley, T. (2001) "Financial Markets and Firm Dynamics," American Economic Review.
Quadrini, V., and Cooley, T. (2001) "The Costs of Loosing Monetary Policy Independence: The Case of Mexico," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.
Quadrini, V. (2000) "Entrepreneurship, Saving and Social Mobility," Review of Economic Dynamics.
Quadrini, V. (1999) "Growth, Learning and Redistributive Policies," Journal of Public Economics.
Quadrini, V., and Cooley, T. (1999) "A Neoclassical Model of The Phillips Curve Relation," Journal of Monetary Economics.
Quadrini, V. (1999) "The Importance of Entrepreneurship for Wealth Concentration and Mobility," The Review of Income and Wealth.
Quadrini, V., Diaz-Gimenez, J., and Rios-Rull, V. (1997) "Dimensions of Inequality: Facts on The U.S. Distributions of Earnings, Income and Wealth," Quarterly Review of The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
Quadrini, V., and Rios-Rull, V. (1997) "Understanding The U.S. Wealth Distribution," Quarterly Review of The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
Quadrini, V., Krusell, P., and Rios-Rull, V. (1997) "Politico-Economic Equilibrium and Economic Growth," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.
Quadrini, V., Krusell, P., and Riios-Rull, V. (1996) "Are Consumption Taxes Really Better Than Income Taxes," Journal of Monetary Economics.