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Gianluca Violante is a Professor of Economics at Princeton University. He is also a Research Associate of the NBER, CEPR, IFS and IZA and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He sits on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Economic Perspectives. After his Laurea from the Universita' di Torino, Gianluca received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining Princeton, he taught at University College London and NYU. He was the Editor of the Review of Economic Dynamics, and one of the Co-Editors of Econometrica. His main research interests are in macroeconomics, labor economics, and public finance. One of his articles won the Economics in Central Banking Award.