Guido Tabellini

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.

How Political Conflict Shapes Macroeconomics: Alberto Alesina’s Intellectual Legacy

One of the most respected economists of his generation, Harvard professor Alberto Alesina suddenly died at 63. His friend and colleague Guido...

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