Mariacristina Di Nardi is a Professor at University College London, a Senior Economist in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, a Research Fellow at IFS, and a Faculty Research Fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her research focuses on savings, wealth inequality, Social Security, health, medical expenses, entrepreneurship, and taxation. De Nardi's research has been published in the Review of Economic Studies, the Review of Economic Dynamics, the Oxford Review of Economic Policy, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and the American Economic Review. Before joining the Chicago Fed in July 2005, De Nardi was an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota. De Nardi received a BA from the University of Venice in Italy and a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago.