Andrea (Andy) Contigiani

Assistant Professor

Management & Human Resources


I am an Assistant Professor at the Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University. I received my PhD from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. I do research on early-stage companies, using econometrics, machine learning, and field work.

Areas of Expertise

  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Minority and Women Owned Businesses
  • Small Businesses
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Venture Capital


PhD in Managerial Science & Applied Economics, University of Pennsylvania, May 2019

MA in Statistics, University of Pennsylvania, Dec 2016

MA in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, May 2012

MS in Economics and Social Sciences, Universita' Bocconi, Sep 2009

BS in Business Administration, LUISS Guido Carli, Oct 2006


  • BUSMHR 3510 - Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Examines the many dimensions of new business creation and the fostering of innovation. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 490, 490.01, 3510.01 or 3510.02.

  • BUSMHR 7522 - Entrepreneurship and the Business Plan

    Experiential opportunities in entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial concepts, and financing and executing the business plan. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 7520 or 7521 (825).

  • BUSMHR 4998H - Honors Research

    Special topics research in management and human resources; research evaluated through papers, thesis, and/or special examinations. Prereq: Honors standing, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs or 4 completions. This course is progress graded.