Franco Peracchi is a Professor of Econometrics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata and a Fellow of the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) in Rome, Italy. He taught at UCLA, NYU, University of Udine, University of Chieti-Pescara, University Carlos III, Princeton University, and Georgetown University. His research interests include econometric theory, labor and health economics, and the economics of social security and pensions. His currently research areas include cognitive decline among the elderly, distribution regression, and approaches to model uncertainty.
He earned an MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the LSE, and a PhD in Economics from Princeton University.