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Full Professor
Department of Economics

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Biographical note

Born January 26th, 1956. Degree in Economics from the Università di Torino. PhD in Economics, UCLA, U.S.A.

Academic CV

Guido Tabellini has been professor of economics at Bocconi University since 1994, where he has been Rector from November 2008 to September 2012.   He is receipient of the Intesa Sanpaolo Chair in Political Economics from July 2013. Before returning to Europe, he taught at Stanford and UCLA.He is a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences,a fellow of the Econometric Society, a fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, he received the Yrjo Jahnsson award by the European Economic Association, and he has been President of the European Economic Association.

Research areas

Macroeconomics and monetary economics. Public economics. International economics. Political economics.



Much of his recent research is summarized in two books co-authored with Torsten Persson: Political Economics: Explaining Economic Policy, MIT Press, 2000; and The Economic Effects of Constitutions, MIT Press, 2003. Further details on his publications are provided in the personal web page.