Valentina Raponi is an Assistant Professor  at IESE’s Financial Management Department. She teaches Capital Markets and Operational Finance in the MBA Program and Econometrics II in the PhD Program.

Her research interests focus on Empirical Asset Pricing, Financial Econometrics, Portfolio Choice and Machine Learning. Her research appears in leading academic journals including The Review of Financial Studies and Journal of Banking and Finance.

Valentina holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Imperial College Business School, a PhD in Methodological Statistics from the University of Rome La Sapienza, an MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and an MSc  and BSc in Statistics and Economics from the University of Rome La Sapienza.

Before joining IESE, Valentina has also worked as intern at the European Central Bank, the Bank of Italy and the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance.