Alessandro Gavazza is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

He is an applied economist, with main interests in industrial organization. His research focuses on the role of frictions in markets and it has been published, among other journals, in Econometrica, the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, and the Review of Economic Studies. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Review of Economic Studies and a member of the Board of Editors of the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.

He was one of the co-editors of the Journal of Industrial Economics from 2013 to 2018. In 2018, he obtained an ERC Consolidator Grant. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from New York University in 2005.