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Matteo  Benetton - Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. Berkeley, CA, US

Matteo Benetton Matteo  Benetton

Assistant Professor | Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley



Areas of Expertise (6)

Regulation in Lending Markets

Competition in Lending Markets

Household Finance

Mortgage Product Design

Housing Market

Mortgage Markets


Matteo Benetton is an assistant professor in the Finance Group at Berkeley Haas. His work centers on the intersection between competition in the lending market, mortgage product design, and regulation.

Education (4)

London School of Economics: PhD, Economics

London School of Economics: Master of Research, Economics

Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies: MS, Economics

University of Pisa: BS, Economics

Honors & Awards (4)

EARIE Paul Geroski Prize for the most significant policy contribution

August 2017

First CEPR-TFI Household Finance Best Student Paper Award

May 2017

Becker-Friedman Institute Macro-Financial Modelling Dissertation Fellowship


LSE Student Union Teaching Excellence Award

Top 1% in student feedback 2014

Positions Held (1)

At Haas since 2018

2018 - present: Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business

Media Appearances (2)

All The New Professors At The Leading Business Schools

Poets and Quants  online


This year Berkeley Haas welcomed new assistant professors Anastassia Fedyk, Matteo Benetton, and Giovanni Compiani.

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At the age of 29, an Italian researcher becomes a professor at Berkeley, the California University

Corriere Quotidiano (Italian link)  online


Matteo Benetton will join Berkeley Haas as an assistant professor. He has a PhD from LSE.

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Selected Papers & Publications (3)

Leverage Regulation and Market Structure: A Structural Model of the UK Mortgage Market

Working Paper

Matteo Benetton


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Competition and the Pass-Through of Unconventional Monetary Policy: Evidence from TLTROs

Working paper

Matteo Benetton & Davide Fantino

2018 A previous version appeared as Bank of Italy Working Paper No. 1187.

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The Role of Prepayment Penalties in Mortgage Loans

Journal of Banking and Finance

Matteo Benetton, Andrea Beltratti, Alessandro Gavazza

September 2017

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Teaching (1)


UGBA-103: Introduction to Finance