Emanuele Colonnelli

Emanuele Colonnelli works at the intersection of finance and development, with a special interest in high-growth entrepreneurship and talent allocation in emerging markets, and in the interaction between governments, institutions and firms. He is the recipient of a number of grants and awards, such as the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award and the Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship in Entrepreneurship. He also has research and work experience in several countries including multiple countries across Africa, Brazil, China, Myanmar, Bangladesh, India, and the U.S.A. At Booth, he teaches the MBA class on Emerging Markets Finance and Entrepreneurship.

Colonnelli holds a PhD Economics from Stanford University, a BSc in Economics from the University of Siena, an MSc in Economics from Bocconi University, and he spent an academic year visiting Pembroke College, Oxford University.

Research interests 
high-growth entrepreneurship and talent allocation in emerging markets
intersection between governments
institutions and firms