Prof. Dr. Lorenzo Casaburi has been appointed Swiss Re Foundation Associate Professor of Development Economics as of January 1, 2021. Lorenzo Casaburi studied economics at the Università di Bologna and at the University of California, Berkeley. He obtained his PhD from Harvard University, Cambridge, US, in 2013. Prof. Casaburi worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), Stanford University, and as a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London. Since joining the Department 2016, Prof. Casaburi has held the Swiss Re Foundation Assistant Professorship of Development Economics.