Curriculum Vitae

Current Position

  • Full Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Roma Tre University (since September 2019).

Previous Positions

  • Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Roma Tre University (March 2015-August 2019).
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Roma Tre University (March 2005-February 2015).

Other academic appointments 

  • Coordinator of the bachelor’s degree in Economics (L-33), Department of Economics, Roma Tre University (since October 2018)
  • Member of the Teaching Board of the Ph.D. in Economics, Roma Tre University (since 2009).
  • Member of the Department Board, Department of Economics, Roma Tre University (March 2008-March 2013, July 2016-July 2019).
  • Erasmus Project Coordinator, Faculty of Economics, Roma Tre University (2006-2010).

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Sapienza University of Rome (May 2001).
  • Degree in Economics, cum laude, Sapienza University of Rome (July 1995).

Grants and fellowships

  • Scientific responsible for the project “Determinazione sociale del consumo, accumulazione e crescita”, funded by the Department of Economics of Roma Tre University for a three-year research fellowship (April 2017-April 2020).
  • Member of the research unit of Roma Tre University, Italian research project of relevant national interest PRIN 2004-2006: “Sviluppo dell’impostazione classica: documenti Sraffa, avanzamenti teorici e studi applicati”. Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca (MIUR) (December 2004-November 2006).
  • Holder of a two-year research fellowship. Department of Economics, Roma Tre University (March 2003-February 2005).
  • Holder of a three-year Ph.D. fellowship. Sapienza University of Rome (September 1996-July 1999).

Teaching

  • Advanced Political Economy, Department of Economics, Roma Tre University (since 2011).
  • Microeconomics, Department of Economics, Roma Tre University (since 2008).
  • Advanced Microeconomics: Production and Distribution, Ph.D. in Economics, Department of Economics, Roma Tre University (since 2018).
  • Theory of Capital, Ph.D. in Economics, Department of Economics, Roma Tre University (2013-2017).
  • Advanced Microeconomics: General Equilibrium Theory, Ph.D. in Economics, Department of Economics, Roma Tre University (2007-2012).
  • Macroeconomics, Faculty of Economics, Roma Tre University (2007/2008).
  • Economics Applied to Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Roma Tre University (2005/2006).

Visiting

  • Visiting professor, Université de Lausanne, Centre Walras Pareto d’études interdisciplinaires de la pensée économique et politique. Teaching: Two Lectures on Sraffa(December 2018)
  • Visiting professor, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz. Teaching: Economic Models-Lectures(3 ECTS) and Economic Models-Seminars(6 ECTS) (March-August 2017).
  • Visiting scholar, Trinity College, University of Cambridge (September 2014).

Editorial activities

  • Member of the Advisory Boards of Metroeconomica, ISSN: 0026-1386 (print), 1467-999X (on-line). Since June 2017.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of theBulletin of Political Economy, ISSN: 0973-5747. Since December 2016.
  • Managing editor (with C. Gehrke and A. Palumbo) of the series: Centro Sraffa Working Papers, ISSN: 2284-2845. Since November 2013.

Organization of international conferences

  • Member of the organizing committee of the XIX annual conference of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET). Rome, May 2015.
  • Member of the organizing committee of the international conference “Sraffa’s Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities1960–2010”.Rome, December 2010.

Main publications

Scientific journal articles

  1. ‘Re-switching and the Austrian business-cycle theory: A rejoinder’, Review of Austrian Economics, 2019, 32(4), 383-389. Doi: 10.1007/s11138-019-00467-8.
  2. ‘Neoclassical theories of stationary relative prices and the supply of capital’, Metroeconomica, 2019, 70(4), 723-737. Doi: 10.1111/meca.12250.
  3. ‘On the second stage of the Cambridge capital controversy’, Journal of Economic Surveys, 33(4), 1073-1093. Doi: 10.1111/joes.12312.
  4. ‘A note on re-switching, the average period of production and the Austrian business-cycle theory’, Review of Austrian Economics, 2019, 32(4), 363-374. Doi: 10.1007/s11138-019-0432-0.
  5. ‘Price expectations in neo-Walrasian equilibrium models: assessing the developments of Hicks’s standpoint’ (with E.S. Levrero e F. Ravagnani), Cahiers d’Économie Politique, 2019, 76(1), 117-149.
  6. ‘Theories of value and ‘ultimate standards’ in Sraffa’s notes of summer 1927’, Bulletin of Political Economy, 2018, 12(1-2), 35-53.
  7. ‘Is Marx’s absolute rent due to a monopoly price?’, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2018. doi: 10.1080/09672567.2018.1449879.
  8. ‘Sraffa on the degeneration of the notion of cost’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2018, 42(3), 817-823. doi: 10.1093/cje/bex063.
  9. ‘Symposium on Arrigo Opocher and Ian Steedman (2015), Full Industry Equilibrium. A Theory of the Industrial Long Run, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press’ (with E. Bellino, C. Bidard, G.C. Harcourt, A. Opocher, I. Steedman, N. Yoshihara, H. Kurz), Metroeconomica, 2017, 68(4), 586-624. doi: 10.1111/meca.12182.
  10. ‘On the Samuelson-Etula Master Function and the Capital Controversy’ (with A. Dvoskin), European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2016, 23(6), 1032-1058. doi: 10.1080/09672567.2016.1186920.
  11. ‘The Gravitation of Market Prices as a Stochastic Process’ (with A. Naccarato),Metroeconomica, 2016, 67(4), 698-716. doi: 10.1111/meca.12116.
  12. ‘Rent as a Share of Product and Sraffa’s Price Equations’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2016, 40(2), 599-613. doi: 10.1093/cje/bev015.
  13. ‘A Note on Reswitching and Intertemporal Prices’,Review of Political Economy, 2015, 27(4), 666-678. doi: 10.1080/09538259.2015.1090762.
  14. ‘The Hicks-Malinvaud average period of production and ‘marginal productivity’: a critical assessment’, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought,2014, 21(1), 142-157. doi: 10.1080/09672567.2012.683022.
  15. ‘Real Wicksell effect, demand for capital and stability’, Metroeconomica, 2013, 64(2), 346-360. doi: 10.1111/meca.12010.
  16. ‘A Remark on Intensive Differential Rent and the Labour Theory of Value in Ricardo’, Bulletin of Political Economy, 2012, 6(2), 133-147.
  17. ‘Sraffian Indeterminacy: a Critical Discussion’ (with E.S. Levrero), Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2011, 35 (6), 1127–1149. doi:10.1093/cje/ber008.
  18. ‘Reswitching and decreasing demand for capital’, Metroeconomica, 2010, 61(4), 676-682. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-999X.2010.04090.x.
  19. ‘Economic generality versus mathematical genericity: activity-level indeterminacy and the index theorem in constant returns production economies’, Metroeconomica, 2008, 59(2), 266-275. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-999X.2007.00305.x.
  20.  ‘Reswitching of Techniques in an Intertemporal Equilibrium Model with Overlapping Generations’, Contributions to Political Economy, 2007, 26(1), 43-59. doi: 10.1093/cpe/bzm018.

Other journal articles

  1. ‘Abilitazione e reclutamento dei professori universitari nei settori economici dal 2012 ad oggi – II Parte’(with E. Bellino), Menabò di Etica ed Economia, 2017, n.71.
  2. ‘Abilitazione e reclutamento dei professori universitari nei settori economici dal 2012 ad oggi – I Parte’ (with E. Bellino), Menabò di Etica ed Economia, 2017, n.70.
  3. ‘La teoria del capitale a cinquant’anni dal dibattito tra le due Cambridge’, Critica Marxista, 2016, 4-5, 64-71. ISSN: 0011-152X
  4. ‘Alcune osservazioni sulla teoria classica della rendita’, QA – Rivista dell’Associazione Rossi-Doria, 2008, (1), 131-158. ISSN: 1971-4017.

Books

  1. Capitale e Rendita. Due saggi di teoria economica, 2012, Rome: Aracne Editrice. ISBN: 9788854851573

Essays in volumes

  1. ‘Surplus’, in H.D. Kurz & N. Salvadori (eds) The ElgarCompanion to David Ricardo, 2015. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. ISBN: 978184844 8506
  2. ‘Malinvaud on Wicksell’s Legacy to Capital Theory: Some Critical Remarks’, in E.S. Levrero, A. Palumbo & A. Stirati (eds) Sraffa and the Reconstruction of Economic Theory, 2013. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan.ISBN: 9780230355262

Book reviews on scientific journals

  1. Book review: Theories of Value from Adam Smith to Piero Sraffa, by A. Sinha, Contributions to Political Economy, 2011, 30, (1), 102-105. doi: 10.1093/cpe/bzr007
  2. Book review: Sraffa or an Alternative Economics, by G. Chiodi & L. Ditta (eds.), Contributions to Political Economy, 2009, 28, (1), 106-108. doi:10.1093/cpe/bzp007

Conference and workshop presentations

  • ‘Incomes from capital in alternative economic theories’, Società Italiana degli Economisti, 60th scientific conference. Palermo, October 2019.
  • ‘Capital mobility and unequal exchange in international trade’, STOREP annual conference. Siena, June 2019.
  • ‘Incomes from capital in alternative economic theories’, Giornate della Ricerca del Dipartimento di Economia, Roma Tre University. Rome, May 2019.
  • ‘Mobilità del capitale e scambio ineguale nel commercio internazionale’, Garegnani Lecture 2018, Centro di Ricerche e Documentazione “Piero Sraffa”. Rome, November 2018.
  • ‘Absolute advantages, capital mobility and desertification’, Società Italiana degli Economisti, 59th scientific conference. Bologna, October 2018.
  • ‘A note on re-switching and the neo-Austrian concept of the average period of production’, STOREP annual conference. Genoa, June 2018.
  • ‘On the Second Stage of the Cambridge Capital Controversy’, ESHET annual conference. Madrid, June 2018.
  • ‘On the Second Stage of the Cambridge Capital Controversy’, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz. Graz, April 2018.
  • ‘Teorie del valore e “standard ultimi” nelle note di Sraffa dell’estate 1927’, Garegnani Lecture 2017, Centro di Ricerche e Documentazione “Piero Sraffa”. Rome, November 2017.
  • ‘Is Marx’s absolute rent due to a monopoly price?’, international conference: ‘Marx 1818/2018 – New developments on Karl Marx’s thought and writings’. Triangle – Université Lumière Lyon 2. Lyon, September 2017.
  • ‘Neoclassical theories of stationary relative prices and the supply of capital’, STOREP annual conference: ‘Investments, finance and instability’. Piacenza, June 2017.
  • ‘Sraffa on the Degeneration of the Notion of Cost’,ESHET annual conference. Paris, May 2016.
  • ‘On price expectations in neo-Walrasian equilibrium models: an overview’ (with E.S. Levrero e F. Ravagnani). Conference: ‘Against Walras’. Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. Parigi, September 2015.
  • ‘Sraffa on the notion of cost and its degeneration’. STOREP annual conference.Torino, June 2015.
  • ‘On the Samuelson-Etula Master Function and Marginal Productivity: some old and new critical remarks’ (with A. Dvoskin). ESHET annual conference. Roma, May 2015.
  • ‘The Gravitation of Market Prices as a Stochastic Process’ (with A. Naccarato). Conference: ‘What have we learnt on Classical political economy since Sraffa?’ Université Paris X Nanterre. Paris, October 2014.
  • ‘Rent as a share of product and Sraffa’s price equations’. Université Lumière Lyon. Lyon, September
  • ‘Indeterminatezza sequenziale e prezzi attesi’ (with E.S. Levrero). Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. Milan, June 2013.
  • ‘Wicksell effects, demand for capital and stability’. Young Researchers’ Workshop on Distribution and Effective Demand. Centro di Ricerche e Documentazione “Piero Sraffa”. Roma, September
  • ‘Real Wicksell effect, demand for capital and stability’. STOREP annual conference. Padova, June 2012.
  • ‘The Hicks-Malinvaud average period of production and “marginal productivity”: a critical assessment’. ESHET annual conference. Istanbul, May 2011.
  • ‘The Hicks-Malinvaud average period of production and “marginal productivity”: a critical assessment’. International Conference: Sraffa’s ‘Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities’ 1960-2010, Roma Tre University. Rome, December 2010.
  • ‘A remark on intensive differential rent and the labour theory of value in Ricardo’. International Conference on Production and Distribution, Meiji University. Tokyo, September 2010.
  • ‘A remark on intensive differential rent and the labour theory of value in Ricardo’. STOREP annual conference. Trento, June 2010.
  • ‘La rendita assoluta di Marx e le equazioni di prezzo di Sraffa’. Department of Economics, Roma Tre University. Rome, October 2009.
  • ‘Marx’s Theory of Absolute Rent and Sraffa’s Price Equations’. STOREP annual conference. Florence, June 2009.
  • ‘Real Wicksell effect, demand for capital and stability’. Centro di Ricerche e Documentazione “Piero Sraffa”. Rome, April 2009.
  • ‘La indeterminatezza sraffiana e l’equilibrio sequenziale’. Department of Economics, Roma Tre University. Rome, March 2007.
  • ‘Su Mandler e l’indeterminatezza sraffiana’ (with E.S. Levrero). Società Italiana degli Economisti, 47th scientific conference. Verona, October 2006.
  • ‘La teoria della distribuzione di Wicksell ed il “prodotto marginale del capitale”: un commento a Malinvaud’. Centro di Ricerce e Documentazione “Piero Sraffa”. Rome, June 2004.
  • ‘The index theorem and the uniqueness of equilibrium with production: some considerations on the limitations of procedure’. Goethe-Universität. Frankfurt am Main, May, 2003.
  • ‘The Index Theorem and the Uniqueness of Equilibrium with Production: a Discussion’. First Brazilian Conference on the Surplus Approach. Salvador de Bahia, October 2002.

Other Activities

  • Memberships: European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET); Società Italiana degli Economisti (SIE); Società Italiana per la Storia dell’Economia Politica (STOREP).
  • Referee: Bulletin of Political Economy; Cahiers d’Économie Politique, Cambridge Journal of Economics; Contributions to Political Economy; European Journal of the History of Economic Thought; History of Economic Ideas,Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Metroeconomica, Review of Political Economy.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Centro di Ricerche e Documentazione “Piero Sraffa”. (Since January 2018).
  • Member of the commission ‘Università, valutazione e ricerca’ (CURV) of the Società Italiana degli Economisti (since March 2017).
  • Consultant to the Municipality of Rome (2002-2004).