Ferdinando Monte is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Economics at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, and Affiliated Faculty at the Georgetown University Department of Economics. His research focuses primarily on international economics, economic geography urban economics, and the organization of the firm. His studies have covered, among other things, the impact of international trade on local labor markets and on inequality, models for the evaluation of local policies, consumer mobility, and empirical analysis of firms’ reorganization and growth. He has published articles in the American Economic Review, Economic Letters, the Journal of Political Economy, Science, and the Journal of International Economics. His teaching interests at McDonough are broadly in the areas of firm analysis and strategy, predictive analytics, macroeconomics, and international economics. Prior to joining McDonough, Professor Monte worked as an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School and as Visiting Professor at Princeton University. Monte has consulted for companies and public institutions in Italy and Switzerland. He holds a PhD and an MA in economics from the University of Chicago, an MSc in economics from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Spain, and a BA in economics from Bocconi University in Italy. He is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research.