Riccardo Calcagno

Full Professor (L. 240)
Department of Management and Production Engineering (DIGEP)


Research interests

Financial decisions and stress
Financial knowledge and growth
Financial literacy and financial decisions of households and entrepreneurs
Managerial compensation and financial markets


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Scientific branch

ECON-09/B - Financial Markets and Institutions
(Area 0013 - Economic and statistical sciences)


ERC sectors

SH1_4 - Financial economics; banking; corporate finance; international finance; accounting; auditing; insurance
SH1_8 - Microeconomics; game theory


Goal 4: Quality education
Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production

Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Professore Ordinario, presso EMLYON Business School
  • Professore Associato confermato, presso EMLYON Business School (3/1/2011-30/4/2015)
  • Professore Associato confermato, presso VU University Amsterdam (1/9/2007-1/1/2011)
  • Ricercatore a tempo det., presso VU University Amsterdam (1/9/2005-1/9/2006)


Collegi of the degree programmes


Master of Science

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Other activities and projects related to teaching

Corporate Finance (Advanced): firms financial choices and capital structure with asymmetric information; equity and bond financing; firm investment choices: internal and external growth.

Corporate Governance: internal and external mechanisms of corporate governance; the market for corporate control; does corporate governance matter?

Business Financing : credit rationing, its underlying motivation, and effects; the limited access to equity and bond markets due to informational frictions; mergers and acquisitions.


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