By Mauro Baranzini, Amalia Mirante

This examine examines 5 many years of Italian economists who studied or researched on the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge among the years 1950 and 2000. delivering an in depth checklist of Italian economists linked to Hicks, Harrod, Bacharach, Flemming, Mirrlees, Sen and different distinct dons, the authors learn 11 learn strains, together with the Sraffa and the neo-Ricardian institution, the post-Keynesian tuition and the Stone’s and Goodwin’s faculties. Baranzini and Mirante hint the effect of the colleges when it comes to 1) their primary function within the evolution of financial inspiration; 2) their advertising of 4 key controversies (on the size of technical growth, on capital thought, on source of revenue distribution and at the inter-generational transmission of wealth); three) the counter-flow of Oxbridge students to academia in Italy, and four) the invigoration of a 3rd new release of Italian economists learning or educating at Oxbridge today.

A must-read for all these drawn to the way in which Italian and British study has formed the learn and educating of economics.

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5 Vincenzo Denicolò Vincenzo Denicolò is Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna and has, for some time, been a professor at the University of Leicester. As he points out in his personal page of the University of Bologna, ‘his main research interest currently is the economics of innovation and intellectual property, but he works, more broadly, on industrial organization and competition policy and maintains an interest in social choice theory, in which he has also published extensively in the past.

Franzoni is full Professor in the Faculty of Economics of Bologna. Phil. 10 He is author of a well-received introduction to law and economics (Introduzione all’economia del diritto). 8 Carlo Scarpa Carlo Scarpa is now a full Professor of Economics at the University of Brescia. After being awarded a laurea in economics at the University of Parma, he received a research doctorate in economics from the University of Bologna. D. in economics working at Nuffield College. He has specialized in industrial economics, and has carried out research and published widely on industrial economics, antitrust and regulation, as well as on energy, local public services and intellectual property rights.

Vaciago was first full Professor of Economics at Ancona before being called back to his alma mater, the Catholic University of Milan. He has held various senior ministerial posts in Rome. His early research and publications were in the field of long-run growth and productivity (Verdoorn-Kaldor’s Law) which led, inter alia, to the publication in the Oxford Economic Papers in July 1975 of the paper ‘Increasing Returns and Growth in Advanced Economies: A Re-Evaluation’. His main field of research, however, remains that of monetary theory and policy.

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