Giuseppe Torluccio, Economics of Financial Intermediaries | BBS


Italy Full Professor of Economics of Financial Intermediaries University of Bologna Core Faculty
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Giuseppe Torluccio is Full Professor of Economics of Financial Intermediaries at the University of Bologna, at the Management Department. He holds an MBA from the Olin Business School – Washington University in St. Louis. He was a visiting scholar at Washington University in St. Louis and a visiting scholar at Arizona State University (USA), and Bangor University (UK). Lecturer in Master Crif, ABI, Prometeia and Banks.
He carries out training, research, consultancy and is the author of publications in the field of financial intermediation, credit risk management and corporate financing, and corporate banking governance. FinTech and Regtech represent areas of applied research. Recently he is active in social finance, microcredit, social business. He collaborates with Nomisma on ESG issues. He is vice president of the Grameen Italy Foundation and director of the Yunus Social Business Center – Unibo.


The role of IT into banking industry is dramatic and innovative at the same time. Banking business models are redesigning by new paradigms: they will impact to strategies and operational perspectives.  Banking players need to be into the new picture, supported by new toolkit able to combine the current landscape with new technologies.

Last but not least, ITC firms, media networks, and Big techs companies are the new entrants into financial services arena. FinTech emerging applications are disruptive forces capable to transforming the financial services industry by making transactions faster, cheaper, more secure and transparent. Our banking course delivers a general framework of financial industry and provide some specific knowledge into the disruptive innovation in terms of organization/processes/infrastructures/applications.

Finance and Fintech

Types of financial instruments available on the market and their features: shares, bonds, mutual funds, private equity funds, ETFs, ETCs. Market Indexes and their characteristics. Pricing of the most common financial instruments: government bonds. Duration and Convexity. Elements of the bank’s economy and financial intermediaries.

Wealth Management