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Gregory Nini, PhD


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Greg Nini is an associate professor of Finance at the LeBow College of Business of Drexel University. Greg teaches classes on financial institutions and markets and conducts research in a variety of areas related to corporate finance and capital markets. His research has been supported by various grants and published in top finance journals. In additional to his position at Drexel, Greg is also a fellow of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center and a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Before joining Drexel, Greg was an economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington D.C. In 2019, Greg testified to the U.S. House of Representatives about the risks of leverasged lending.


BA Mathematics and Economics - Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA 1994
PhD Applied Economics - University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA United States 2002

Professional Experience

Academic-Federal Reserve Board Economist Jul 2002 - Jul 2007
Academic-University of Pennsylvania Assistant Professor Jul 2007 - Aug 2013
Academic-Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Visiting Scholar Mar 2014 -
Other -U.S. House Committee on Financial Services Witness Jun 2019 -


Journal of Financial Economics – Associate Editor (2020–Present)
Journal of Financial Services Research – Associate Editor (2018–Present)
Journal of Risk and Insurance – Associate Editor (2018–Present)