Veronica Rappoport is an Associate Professor in the Management Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), a Research Fellow at the Center for Economics Performance (CEP) and the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Prior joining the LSE in 2012, she was an Assistant Professor in the Economics and Finance Department at Columbia Business School. She obtained her PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2005. Her research is on international economics and finance. The unifying theme of Veronica’s research agenda is the participation of firms in global markets in its multiple dimensions: their usage of credit, their innovation decisions, and their strategies for internationalization. She has publications on those topics in top academic journals as the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and Management Science. Veronica has taught MBA courses on “Global Economic Environment” as well as master courses on “Business in the Global Economy” and “The World Trading System”.