Paolo Fulghieri

Lead Faculty
Corporate Finance

Corporate Financial Strategy


Paolo Fulghieri is the Macon G. Patton Distinguished Professor of finance at UNC Kenan-Flagler. His research interests are in corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance and financial intermediation, with a special focus on venture capital and initial public offerings.

As part of his research activity, Professor Fulghieri has published extensively in leading finance journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies. He also is the winner of a best paper award in the Journal of Banking and Finance. He is executive editor of The Review of Corporate Finance Studies, a new first-tier journal that disseminates significant new research in financial economics. He served as co-editor of The Review of Financial Studies from 2006-10.

He received his PhD and MA in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and his Laurea in economics from Universita’ Commerciale L. Bocconi in Milan.


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