Pricila Maziero

Pricila Maziero

Joined Stern 2017

Leonard N. Stern School of Business


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Pricila Maziero joined New York University Stern School of Business as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics in September 2017 and became an Associate Clinical Professor of Economics in September 2020.

Professor Maziero conducts research on optimal dynamic contracts applied to macroeconomics, public finance and corporate finance. Her work focuses on theoretical and empirical implications of private information and limited commitment on consumption and income inequality, taxation, and wages and debt contracts. Some of her recent research analyzes the theoretical and empirical joint determination of CEO compensation and a firm’s financing decisions.

Professor Maziero was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania from 2009-2017. Prior to joining Wharton, she was a Research Analyst at the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank from 2005 to 2009.

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Public Finance
  • Dynamic Contracts
  • CEO Compensation

Academic Background

Ph.D., Economics
University of Minnesota

M.A., Economics
University of Sao Paulo

B.A., Economics
State University of Sao Paulo

Areas of Expertise


  • Macroeconomics