Maxime Bonelli

Assistant Professor of Finance

PhD (HEC) (Inria)

Multi-award winning academic, Maxime Bonelli, is an Assistant Professor of Finance at London Business School. His research primarily focuses on furthering society’s understanding of the factors behind the organisation of the financial sector and the resulting effects on the real economy.

Maxime completed his first PhD in Mathematics in 2016 at the prestigious National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology (Inria). He subsequently worked as a quantitative researcher in the asset management industry for several years, before returning to academia to complete his second PhD in Finance from HEC, Paris.

Maxime was a finalist in the BlackRock’s Applied Research Award, and the recipient of the European Finance Association Doctoral Best Paper Prize and the SUERF/UniCredit Foundation Research Prize. Alongside featuring in the Financial Times, Maxime has also written a number of papers, both individually and in collaboration with other noted academics.


Causal effects of closing businesses in a pandemic

Barrot J-N; Bonelli M; Grassi B; Sauvagnat J

Journal of Financial Economics 2024 Vol 154 p 103794