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 Ph.D. in Economics, Roma Tre University (since 2021).
  • Coordinator of the bachelor’s degree in Economics (L-33), Department of Economics, Roma Tre University (2018-2021)
  • 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 (2008-2013 and 2016-2019).
  • 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

  • ‘Interest, profit and saving in Arrow-Debreu equilibrium models’, Bulletin of Political Economy, 2020, 14(1), 39-53.
  • ‘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.
  • ‘Neoclassical theories of stationary relative prices and the supply of capital’, Metroeconomica, 2019, 70(4), 723-737. Doi: 10.1111/meca.12250.
  • ‘On the second stage of the Cambridge capital controversy’, Journal of Economic Surveys, 33(4), 1073-1093. Doi: 10.1111/joes.12312.
  • ‘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.
  • ‘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.
  • ‘Theories of value and ‘ultimate standards’ in Sraffa’s notes of summer 1927’, Bulletin of Political Economy, 2018, 12(1-2), 35-53.
  • ‘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.
  • ‘Sraffa on the degeneration of the notion of cost’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2018, 42(3), 817-823. doi: 10.1093/cje/bex063.
  • ‘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.
  • ‘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.
  • ‘The Gravitation of Market Prices as a Stochastic Process’ (with A. Naccarato),Metroeconomica, 2016, 67(4), 698-716. doi: 10.1111/meca.12116.
  • ‘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.
  • ‘A Note on Reswitching and Intertemporal Prices’,Review of Political Economy, 2015, 27(4), 666-678. doi: 10.1080/09538259.2015.1090762.
  • ‘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.
  • ‘Real Wicksell effect, demand for capital and stability’, Metroeconomica, 2013, 64(2), 346-360. doi: 10.1111/meca.12010.
  • ‘A Remark on Intensive Differential Rent and the Labour Theory of Value in Ricardo’, Bulletin of Political Economy, 2012, 6(2), 133-147.
  • ‘Sraffian Indeterminacy: a Critical Discussion’ (with E.S. Levrero), Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2011, 35 (6), 1127–1149. doi:10.1093/cje/ber008.
  • ‘Reswitching and decreasing demand for capital’, Metroeconomica, 2010, 61(4), 676-682. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-999X.2010.04090.x.
  • ‘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.
  •  ‘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

  • ‘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.
  • ‘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.
  • ‘La teoria del capitale a cinquant’anni dal dibattito tra le due Cambridge’, Critica Marxista, 2016, 4-5, 64-71. ISSN: 0011-152X
  • ‘Alcune osservazioni sulla teoria classica della rendita’, QA – Rivista dell’Associazione Rossi-Doria, 2008, (1), 131-158. ISSN: 1971-4017.

Books

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

Edited books

  • Economics, Policy and Law (with P. De Muro e A. Naccarato), 2020. Roma: Roma Tre-Press. ISBN: 9791280060525.

Essays in volumes

  • ‘Incomes from capital in alternative economic theories’, in P. De Muro, S.M. Fratini & A. Naccarato (eds) Economics, Policy and Law, 2020. Roma: Roma Tre-Press. ISBN: 9791280060525.
  • ‘Surplus’, in H.D. Kurz & N. Salvadori (eds) The ElgarCompanion to David Ricardo, 2015. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. ISBN: 978184844 8506
  • ‘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 2013.
  • ‘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 2012.
  • ‘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, Iberian Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Metroeconomica, Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, Review of Austrian Economics, Review of Political Economy, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics.
  • 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).