Full Professor of Political Economy at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan.
Graduated in Economics from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, he obtained a Master of Arts in International and Development Economics from Yale University and a PhD in Economics from the Consortium of the Universities of Milan.
His research interests concern macroeconomics, international economics and the European integration process.
He is the author of articles published in international scientific journals and of several volumes, including “Economia Monetaria Internazionale” and “Economia dei Mercati Emergenti” written with Emilio Colombo and “Euro: Ultima Chiamata” written with the Carlomagno group of authors.
The Economics of Disasters: An Introduction
The course aims to provide the basics - through the understanding of some historical episodes and the study of elementary economic models - of the economy of disasters, both of natural origin (such as earthquakes, floods or pandemics) and man-made (such as wars, revolutions, genocides and economic-financial crises).