Bruno Pellegrino

PhD Candidate in Business Economics, University of California, Los Angeles

Bruno Pellegrino is a PhD Student in the Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He joined the program in 2014. He employs a combination of theory and statistical analysis to understand how institutions shape economic activity and, in particular, the firms' productivity, innovation and competition. Additionally, he is also interested in the microeconomic foundations of social capital. He assists professors in the GEM area in teaching Managerial Economics to students of the FEMBA and EMBA program. Before joining the GEM PhD program, he worked in Credit Suisse, Nomura, Société Générale (primarily as an economist and global macro strategist), then as a Research Fellow at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. A southern Italian native, he holds an undergraduate degree from Bocconi University and a masters' degree from the London School of Economics.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    PhD Candidate (Anderson School of Management) , University of California Los Angeles
  • 2012–2014
    Research Fellow (Booth School of Business), University of Chicago
  • 2010–2012
    Economist and Strategist, Credit Suisse

Education

  • 2019 
    University of California Los Angeles, PhD Global Economics and Management
  • 2009 
    London School of Economics, MSc Finance & Economics
  • 2008 
    Bocconi University, BSc International Economics and Management

Grants and Contracts

  • 2017
    Price Center for Entrepreneurship Research Grant
    Role:
    Lead author
    Funding Source:
    UCLA Anderson
  • 2016
    Center for Global Management Resarch Grant
    Role:
    Lead author
    Funding Source:
    UCLA Anderson
  • 2015
    Center for Global Management Resarch Grant
    Role:
    Lead author
    Funding Source:
    UCLA Anderson