Giorgio Barba Navaretti is Professor of Economics at the University of Milan, Distinguished Visiting Faculty at Sciences Po, Paris, Research Fellow of CEPR and Scientific Director of the Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano. He has been working extensively on the economics of multinational firms, on firms’ dynamics and competitiveness, on international banking and capital markets and on several other international economic policy issues.
He serves as President of the Collegio Carlo Alberto Foundation and sits in the Board of Unicredit Foundation, Fondazione Pesenti and Fondazione Agnelli. He is or has been a consultant for many international organisations, including the European Central Bank, the European Investment Bank, the World Bank, the OECD and the European Commission and for several Italian public institutions like the Bank of Italy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He is a non-executive director of Aon Italia, CheckMab and Fideuram-Intesa San Paolo Private Banking.
He published many papers in international academic journals and books, including Multinational Firms in the World Economy with Anthony J. Venables (Princeton University Press; in Italian Le multinazionali nell’economia mondiale, Il Mulino) and Made in Torino? Fiat Chrysler e il futuro dell’industria, Il Mulino. He is a columnist for Il Sole 24 Ore, Editor of “European Economy. Banks, Regulation, and the Real Sector”, and a regular commentator on economic issues at Rai and Radio24 national radio news programs.
He has a PhD in Economics from Oxford University and a Degree in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan.