Since 27 July 2018, has held the position of Vice Chairman at Cassa depositi e prestiti, where he also acts as Chairman of the Risk Committee for the Board of Directors.
Born in Genoa in 1940, Professor Emeritus of Economics, since 2007 has been President of the Economics Foundation of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” – FUET, where he lectures in European Economics. He also teaches European Economics at the Scuola Nazionale dell’Amministrazione (SNA, “National School of Government”) and is Nonresident Senior Fellow of The Brookings Institution, Board Member of Bruegel, Foreign Member of The Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University, General Secretary of the Villa Mondragone International Economic Association as well as member of the Advisory Board of Unindustria, of the Editorial Board of Eurilink University Press and of the Scientific Committee for the journal Rivista di Politica Economica – Sipi Confindustria.
From 1976 to 2011 was lecturer in Political Economy (D’Annunzio University in Chieti, University of Naples and Rome “Tor Vergata”) and from 1988 to 2011 professor of Political Economy in the Rome “Tor Vergata” Department of Law. He was Dean of the Department of Economics at the same University from 1988 to 2007. Lectured in Business Economics at the LUISS University of Rome from 1988 to 2007.
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Author of many publications on the theme of industrial policy and economics, competition, state and market, finance and the green economy, European economics and international economics.
Also Professor Emeritus, a title awarded by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research on 27 June 2012.