Francesco D’Acunto

Assistant Professor

Carroll School of Management


Francesco D’Acunto is an assistant professor at the Boston College Carroll School of Management and a Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellow. His research interests are in the areas of cultural finance, entrepreneurship, and FinTech. In these areas, Professor D’Acunto studies the formation of beliefs and the financial decision-making of households and corporations. His work has been awarded two Cubist Systematic Strategies Awards for Outstanding Research and has been covered in popular media outlets, such as The Economist, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, the Washington PostThe American Interest, Reuters, as well as in international media outlets, such as the World Economic Forum, the Daily Mail, the Globe and Mail, Die Welt, Haaretz, La Stampa, Dinheiro Vivo, and Al Balad