Luca Benzoni is a Senior Financial Economist in the Economic Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Benzoni's research focuses on asset allocation over the life cycle, human capital, the modeling of equity returns, interest rates, and their volatility, and derivatives pricing. Benzoni's research has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Journal of Financial Intermediation. Before joining the Chicago Fed in September 2006, Benzoni was an assistant professor in finance at the University of Minnesota.
Benzoni received a B.S. in Economics from Bocconi University (Milan, Italy) and a Ph.D. in Finance from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.