Luohan Academy


PersonalBorn in 1967.

EducationPh.D. in Economics, University of Virginia (1999).

Academic AppointmentsThorsten Beck is currently the professor of banking and finance at The Business School (formerly Cass) in London. He is also Director of the Florence School of Banking and Finance and will take up a Chair of Financial Stability at the European University Institute in September 2021. He is a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and the CESifo.

Research Field

Corporate Finance; Banking; Access to Financial Services; Financial Safety Net.