Paolo Manasse

University of Bologna


Paolo Manasse is Professor of Macroeconomics and International Economic Policy at the University of Bologna. He also taught at L. Bocconi (where he currently teaches Macro in the PhD program) , at Sorbonne (Paris I), Johns Hopkins (Bologna Center) and other Italian universities. He obtained his PhD from the LSE with Rick van der Ploeg and Charlie Bean. He worked as a Consultant for the OECD, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and was a resident Consultant, Visiting Scholar and Technical Assistance Advisor for the IMF. He is a research fellow of IGIER-Bocconi in Milan, and of the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis. His research interests are in international macroeconomics, including a wide range of issues such as monetary and fiscal policy in currency unions, fiscal federalism and asymmetric information, international trade and the labor market, international policy coordination, sovereign debt and banking crises. His publications include, among others, the American Economic Review, the European Economic Review, the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. His writes on current Italian and European issues on his blog “Back-of The-Envelope Economics” (in Italian, but Google Translator friendly).


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