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Senior Professor
Department of Economics

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Biographical note

Born July 26th, 1949. Degree in Economics from Università Bocconi. M.Sc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Academic CV

Associate Professor of Economics. Between 1995 and 1999, he took leave to serve in the Cabinet of Mario Monti, then European Commissioner for Internal Market, Financial Services, and Taxation. Between 1999 and 2004, he took leave to be Deputy Head of Cabinet under Mario Monti, then European Commissioner for Competition Policy. He was Director General and Board Member of the International Management Institute of St. Petersburg (IMISP), professor of Economics at SDA Bocconi School of Management, Visiting fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, New York and visiting assistant Professor of Economics, New York University, NY. From 1992 to 1995 he was a consultant for the United Nations Development Programme for managerial development in Eastern Europe.

Research areas

Production, structure, and behavior in industrial organizations. Total Factor Productivity. European economy. Economics of competition.



Armonizzazione delle politiche di concorrenza ed antitrust in C. Secchi and E. Sassoon (eds), Alleanze alla prova: Europa e Stati Uniti tra cooperazione e conflitto, Egea 2006;The enlargement of the European Union and South East Asia, in Carlo Filippini, Bui Huy Khoát and Stefan Hell (eds), EU Enlargement and Its Impact on Vietnam, National Political Publishing House, Hà Nôi, 2004;La tassazione del risparmio, in Centro Nazionale di Prevenzione e Difesa Sociale (a cura di), Coordinamento Fiscale nellUnione Europea, Giuffrè Editore, 2001; Unione Europea e Autorit nazionali, LIndustria n. 4, 2000;"European taxation policy : a change of tack", in Steuerrecht und europäische Integration - Festschrift für Professor Albert Rdler, Verlag C.H. Beck, Mnchen, 1999; "The Monetary Union and the Single Market : challenges and opportunities", in P. Pochet e B. Vanhercke (a cura di), Social Challenges of Economic and Monetary Union, European Interuniversitary Press, Brussels, 1998;Richard Stone, Some British Empiricists in the Social Sciences, a cura di A.M. Cardani e Giovanna Stone, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997;Lezioni di teoria della produzione, EGEA, Milano, 1996; ''Market Power and Productivity: The Impact of Protection on Textile and Clothing Sectors of Italy and Germany'' in G. Barba Navaretti, R. Faini e A. Silberston (a cura di), Beyond the Multi-Fiber Agreement, Paris, OECD, 1995.