Francesco Giavazzi (1949) is Professor of Economics at Bocconi University in Milan and a regular Visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the president of IGIER, the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Researc, a joint initiative of Bocconi University, CEPR and NBER.
Mr.Giavazzi holds a degree in Engineering from the Politecnico of Milan and a Ph.D in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is Research Fellow and Trustee of the Centre for Economic Policy Research as well as Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economics Research. During 2004, he was the Houblon-Norman Fellow at the Bank of England. In 2006, Mr.Giavazzi was appointed by the Swedish Parliament to oversee (joint with Rick Mishkin) an assessment of that country's central bank. He is a member of the Strategic Committee of the Agence France Trésor, of the "Bellagio Group" and of the Group of Economic Policy Advisers to the President of the European Commission. During 1999, he was a member of the External Evaluation Committee of the Research Activities of the International Monetary Fund. Between 1998 and 2000, Mr.Giavazzi was a member of the Council of Economic Advisers to the Prime Minister of Italy. From 1992 to 1994, Mr.Giavazzi served as Director General at the Italian Treasury. From 2001 to 2003 he was Vice-Rector of Bocconi University. From 1991 to 1999, he was Editor of the European Economic Review. Mr.Giavazzi has been a columnist of Corriere della Sera since 1995. His most recent book, La Crisi, with Alberto Alesina, was published by Il Saggiatore in 2008. In 2006 they had published with MIT press, The Future of Europe: Reform or Decline. In 1989, always with MIT Press, Professor Giavazzi had published, with Alberto Alesina, Limiting Exchange Rate Flexibility: the EMS.
Личен сайт: http://didattica.unibocconi.eu/myigier/index.php?IdUte=48751