Giacomo De Giorgi is ICREA Research Professor at MOVE-UAB and Barcelona GSE Research Professor. Before coming to Barcelona, Giacomo De Giorgi was Assistant Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He has been Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of California-Berkeley. He is Research Affiliate of BREAD, Faculty Research Fellow of CEPR, and Research Fellow of NBER. He is also Faculty Fellow of the Stanford Center for International Development (SCID) and Affiliate of Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti (fRDB).
Prof. De Giorgi's research interests include Development, Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, Consumption Smoothing, Insurance Networks, and Social Interactions. In 2011, he received an IGC grant for his project, "Exit from Informality: Carrot and Stick." In 2009 he received an FSI and an SCID grant for Financial Literacy and Development and an IRiSS-seeds grant for Climate Change and Development.
In 2015, The Royal Economic Society and the Economic Journal selected Professor De Giorgi and co-author Michele Pellizzari (University of Geneva) to receive the Royal Economic Society Prize for their paper, "Understanding Social Interactions: Evidence from the Classroom."