Date of birth: 30 Luglio 1952
Address: Largo Alessandro Lala, 16 – 80125 NAPOLI (ITALY)
Current: Full Professor of ‘Political Economy’ at the University ‘Federico II’ of Naples (Italy). Chairman of the Ph.D. programme (Dottorato di Ricerca) in Economics of the University ‘Federico II’ of Naples (Italy).
Past: 1998-2004 Chaiman of the ‘Department of Economic Theory and Applications’ of the University ‘Federico II’ of Naples (Italy). 1994-1996 Chairman of the Istituto Economico Finanziario of the University ‘Federico II’ of Naples (Italy). 1990-1993 Full Professor of Political Economy at the University of Catania (Italy). Chairman of the Istituto di Scienze Economiche of the University of Catania (Italy). President of the Degree Committee of the Faculty of Political Sciences (specialisation: Economics and Politics) of the University of Catania (Italy). 1988-1990 Associate Professor of Monetary Economics and Politics at the University of Messina (Italy). 1982-1988 Researcher in Economics at the University ‘Federico II’ of Naples (Italy).
1983 Ph.D. (Philosophy Doctorate) in Economics at the University of Cambridge (UK).
1976 Degree in Economia e Commercio at the University ‘Federico II’ of Naples (Italy).
OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2003 September and October, component of the assessment team of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Italian Government Cooperation Programme on Local Development in South Africa.
2002-2003 Director of the Regional Research Team of the Italian Ministeries of Foreign Affair and Productive Activities on “International Opportunities of Development for the Southern Italian Regions” financed by the European Union.
2002 From the end of June to the beginning of July, member of the evaluation team of the Cooperation activity of the UNDP in Cuba.
2002-2006 Director of the Research Team of the Province of Naples on the state of the Campania Regional Economy.
OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
Visiting professor at the University of Cambridge (UK), Kwansei Gakuin University (Japan), Renmin University of Beijing (China), Bremen (Germany), Nice (France), Santiago de Compostela (Spain), New School for Social Research of New York (USA), CIDE and Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico of Mexico City (Mexico).
Member of Queens’ College (Cambridge, UK), of the Società Italiana degli Economisti, of the Società Italiana di Storia del Pensiero Economico, of the History of Economics Society, of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought.
Several times referee of the following journals: Cambridge Journal of Economics, Economic Journal, Manchester School, Metroeconomica, Review of Political Economy, Economia Politica, Investigacion Economica, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Studi Economici.