A Compendium of Italian Economists at Oxbridge: by Mauro Baranzini, Amalia Mirante

By Mauro Baranzini, Amalia Mirante

This examine examines 5 a long time of Italian economists who studied or researched on the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge among the years 1950 and 2000. offering a close checklist of Italian economists linked to Hicks, Harrod, Bacharach, Flemming, Mirrlees, Sen and different distinct dons, the authors study 11 examine traces, together with the Sraffa and the neo-Ricardian university, the post-Keynesian college and the Stone’s and Goodwin’s faculties. Baranzini and Mirante hint the effect of the universities by way of 1) their basic function within the evolution of monetary suggestion; 2) their advertising of 4 key controversies (on the dimension of technical growth, on capital conception, 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 instructing at Oxbridge today.

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

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Finally, in their paper ‘Sequential Analysis and Out-of-equilibrium Paths’, written for the meeting ‘John Hicks: One Hundredth Anniversary Workshop’ held in Bologna in 2004, Amendola and Gaffard consider the relationship between the monetary and technical features of production along sequential adjustment paths. They argue that the main issue in this framework is that of the harmonization of the construction and utilization phases along such an adjustment path. The two authors draw their paper to a close in the following way: 2 The Oxonian-Italian School of Economics, 1950 to About 1990 23 When we move from the consideration of the behaviour of an economy during a given period to a process taking place over time, investment and consumption are more realistically interpreted as the construction and utilization of production that take place over a sequence of related periods, and hence their relation is considered to be one of inter-temporal complementarity rather than of substitution.

Phil. ) that ran for six terms (two years), with a number of qualified teachers.  Professor Sen’s arrival from the 2 The Oxonian-Italian School of Economics, 1950 to About 1990 41 LSE was announced during a ‘historical’ sub-Faculty meeting at St Cross Building. In the late 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s, a number of new distinguished fellows, readers and professors were appointed, either at Nuffield or in other Oxford colleges. While the old ‘guard’ had, in general, concentrated its attention on macro-economic variables, on classical and Keynesian models, and the history economic analysis, the younger generation of Oxford economists were, in general, always more involved in micro-economic topics, in the general equilibrium (micro-founded) models and in applied economics.

He has also published on practical questions of economic policies, on monetary policies, and on current account composition and the sustainability of external debt in various nations. Some of his research works have been co-written, in particular with Michele Moretto, Luca Lambertini, Andrea Mantovani and Paolo Zangheri. 4 Flavio Delbono Flavio Delbono studied economics at the University of Parma, graduating in 1982. D. in economics at Siena in 1986. In 1984, he enrolled at Linacre College, Oxford; this was made possible by a variety of grants, one of which was a British Council Scholarship.

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