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Giorgio Caselli

Giorgio Caselli.

Research Fellow


Firm performance; financial stability; bank ownership; monetary policy transmission; economics of climate change; sustainable finance.


Cambridge Ahead: The Cambridge Corporate Database & Regional Growth

Personal background

Dr Giorgio Caselli is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, and a Postdoctoral Research Associate at St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge. He is also a Tutor on the Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Giorgio’s research examines the role of financial and non-financial firms in sustainable economic development, monetary policy transmission, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. He has been working on several projects, funded among others by Cambridge Ahead, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, the Business Board, the Babraham Research Campus and the Greater Cambridge Partnership.

Prior to joining the Centre, Giorgio worked as an analyst at Deloitte’s Global Financial Services Industry and completed his PhD in Financial Economics at Cranfield University. His PhD thesis was awarded the Director’s Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis of the Year. Giorgio regularly presents his research at leading international conferences and his work received several awards, including a Young Researcher Award by the European Association of Cooperative Banks.

Selected publications

Caselli, G. and Figueira, C. (2022), ‘Monetary policy, ownership structure, and risk-taking at financial intermediaries’, The Financial Review, forthcoming.

Caselli, G. (2022), “How do cooperative banks consider climate risk and climate change?”, in: Migliorelli, M. and Lamarque, E. (Eds), Contemporary trends in European cooperative banking: Sustainability, governance, digital transformation, and health crisis response, Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 193-223.

Caselli, G. (2021), “The role of bank ownership types and business models”, in: Ferri, G. and D’Apice, V. (Eds), A modern guide to financial shocks and crises, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 135-158.

Caselli, G., Cosh, A. and Tyler, P. (2021), “The Cambridge Phenomenon; An innovation system built on public private partnership”, Innovation & Impact.

Caselli, G. and Figueira, C. (2020), ‘The impact of climate risks on the insurance and banking industries‘, in: Migliorelli, M. and Dessertine, P. (Eds), Sustainability and financial risks: The impact of climate change, environmental degradation and social inequality on financial markets, Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 31-62.

Caselli, G., Figueira, C. and Nellis, J. G. (2020), ‘Ownership diversity and the risk-taking channel of monetary policy transmission‘, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 44, No. 6, pp. 1329-1364.

Cosh, A. and Caselli, G. (2019), ‘An insight into the Cambridge economy: What lies ahead for Silicon Fen?‘, East Anglia in Business, No. 1, pp. 44-45.

Caselli, G. (2018), ‘The cooperative banks today in the EU perspective‘, in: Migliorelli, M. (Ed), New cooperative banking in Europe: Strategies for adapting the business model post crisis, Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 201-229.

Caselli, G. (2017), ‘Ownership diversity and stability in the financial services sector‘, Society Matters, No. 43, p. 14-15.

Figueira, C., Caselli, G. and Rahadyan, H. (2017), ‘Public-private partnerships in Indonesia: The regulatory environment, progress to date and lessons learned‘, in: Mouraviev, N. and Kakabadse, N. (Eds), Public-private partnerships in transitional nations: Policy, governance and praxis, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 173-197.

Figueira, C., Caselli, G. and Theodorakopoulos, N. (2016), ‘Migrant entrepreneurs as cosmopolitan change agents: A Bourdieuan perspective on capital accumulation‘, Society and Business Review, Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 297-312.

Figueira, C., Theodorakopoulos, N. and Caselli, G. (2016), ‘Unveiling faculty conceptions of academic risk taking: A phenomenographic study‘, Studies in Higher Education, Vol. 43, No. 8, pp. 1307-1320

Contact details

Giorgio Caselli
Centre for Business Research
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG