Raphaele Chappe


Raphaele Chappe

Assistant Professor of Economics

Areas of expertise: finance, private equity, hedge funds, political economy, monetary policy


Raphaele Chappe is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Drew University. She is also an economic advisor for The Predistribution Initiative, a multi-stakeholder project to develop new investment structures that share more economics with workers and communities, with a focus on private equity. Raphaele also helped co-found the SMBX, a fintech marketplace for “small business bonds”. In 2019, she received a Research Fellowship from the Open Society Foundations. In a prior life she has also worked as a tax attorney on Wall Street (in her last position at Goldman Sachs). Raphaele received her doctorate in economics from The New School for Social Research and an LL.M. from New York University.