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Claudio  Rizzi

Claudio Rizzi

Ph.D. Student, Finance


Claudio Rizzi is a second-year Ph.D. student at the University of Miami. His research focuses on the interdisciplinary connection between environmental sustainability, climate change, and finance, as well as political and behavioral finance.
Through his research, Claudio strives to contribute to the fight against climate change and tries to investigate the risks that this emergency entails for the financial markets and the macro-economy.

His studies preceding the University of Miami include a Bachelor and a Master of Science in Finance at the Florida State University.

When he is not working on research, Claudio enjoys playing sports (soccer, beach volleyball, and tennis) and traveling.

Research Interests

Climate Finance, environmental sustainability, ESG, political finance, and behavioral finance.

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Teaching assistant, Miami Herbert Business School, 2018 - present


  • M.S., Finance, Florida State University, 2017
  • B.S., Finance, Florida State University, 2016

Honors and Awards

  • University of Miami Arthur B. McBride Scholarship
  • Florida State University Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key Award
  • Florida State University Robert Bruce Graduate Fellowship
  • Florida State University College of Business Endowed Scholarship
  • Summa Cum Laude, Florida State University, 2016
Claudio  Rizzi


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