Department of Economics
University of Toronto
150 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario
Phone: 416-978-5114
Email: diego.restuccia "at"

Short Bio

Diego Restuccia is a Professor of Economics and a Canada Research Chair in Macroeconomics and Productivity at the University of Toronto. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) in Cambridge MA (USA). He received the Bank of Canada Fellowship Award in 2019 and 2024.
Professor Restuccia's research lies at the intersection of macroeconomics, development, and labor economics, and focuses on understanding the great disparities in income across countries. His recent work examines the role of resource allocation of economic factors such as capital and labor across firms or sectors in accounting for macroeconomic outcomes. His work has appeared in leading economic journals such as the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Econometrica, and the Review of Economic Studies. Professor Restuccia received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota and an undergraduate degree from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas (Venezuela). Professor Restuccia was born in Montevideo (Uruguay).