Fabrizio Zilibotti

IEW, University of Zurich and CEPR

Fabrizio Zilibotti is a joint recipient of the 2009 edition of the Yrjo Jahnsson award of the European Economic Association, in recognition of his contribution to the study of economic growth, technological innovation and the positive analysis of welfare state institutions. A former Professor of Economics at University College London and at the Institute of International Economic Studies in Stockholm, he currently holds the Chair of Macroeconomics and Political Economy of the IEW. He is also a regular visiting professor at Stockholm University. He is the main editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association, a former director and managing editor of the Review of Economic Studies, and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Growth. He is the Principal Investigator of an ERC Advanced Grant. His research interests include economic growth and development (with special focus on China), political economy, macroeconomics, financial economics, and industrial organization. He has published papers in the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Economic Journal, European Economic Review, International Economic Review, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of the European Economic Association. He is a CEPR Research Fellow. In April 2010, he received the Italian Prize "Ciliegia d'Oro", which is assigned to distinguished personalities of the world of culture, science, sport and business born in Emilia Romagna (previous winners include Enzo Ferrari, Luciano Pavarotti and Giulietta Masina).