Alessandro Villa is an economist in the economic research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. His research fields are macroeconomics and financial economics. His current work focuses on financial contracting and firm dynamics, optimal policy, and heterogeneous agents.
Villa received a Ph.D. in economics from Duke University in 2021. He holds an MBA from Bocconi University and an M.Sc. in computer science and engineering from the University of Genoa.