Stefano Zamagni

Stefano Zamagni

Vice Director for Italian Affairs, SAIS Europe
Senior Adjunct Professor of International Economics
International Economics
International Development

SAIS Europe

Expertise

Regions
  • Argentina
  • Italy
  • Latin America
  • Western Europe
Topics
  • Economics
  • European Union and Transatlantic Relations
Languages
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Background and Education

Professor of Economics and former dean of the Economics Faculty, University of Bologna. Member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, Vatican City; Presidente Onorario, Fondazione Italia per il Dono (Milano); member of the board of LUMSA Università, Rome; member of the scientific board of the doctoral program in economics at the Catholic University of Argentina; international adviser to DISCERN (Institute for Research of the Sign of the Times); former member of the scientific committee, Ente L. Einaudi of the Bank of Italy; co-editor of Economia Politica, a quarterly review published by Il Mulino; editor, Areté, a quarterly review published by Maggioli; member of the editorial boards of Sociologia, Rome, Migration Studies, Rome, and Diritti umani e diritto internazionale, Napoli; associate editor, International Review of Economics; fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences; fellow of the Academy of Sciences of Bologna and Milan; member of the academic committee of the Human Development, Capability and Poverty International Research Center at Harvard University; president of Agenzia per le ONLUS (Italian Charity Commission); Member of the Advisory Board, European Spes Institute, Leuven; Doctor honoris causa from Charles University, Prague (2012); "Cardinal Raúl Silva Henríquez" Medal, Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez, Santiago Chile (2011); 3rd annual Premio Sentinella del Creato (2011); Honorary Degree in economics, The University of Cordoba, Argentina (2014), Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid (2010), and Catholic University Argentina, Buenos Aires; 18th annual Premio Internazionale per il Dialogo Fra I Popoli e Le Loro Culture; Laurea, economics, Catholic University of Milan.

Publications: Economia é cooperazione, with L. Bruni (2017); Prudenza (2015); L' economia civile, with L. Bruni (2015); Mercato (2014); Handbook on the Economics of Reciprocity and Social Enterprise, with L. Bruni (2013); Impresa responsabile e mercato civile (2013); Famiglia e lavoro, with V. Zamagni (2012); Per un'economia a misura di persona (2012); Libro Bianco sul Terzo Settore (2011); Microeconomia: scelte, relazioni, economia civile, with L. Becchetti and L. Bruni; (2010); Dizionario di Economia Civile, with L. Bruni (2010); Cooperative Enterprise: Facing the Challenge of Globalization, with V. Zamagni (2010); Microeconomics, co-author (2010); Avarizia: La passione dell’avere (2009); La cooperazione with V. Zamagni (2008); Markets, Money and Capital: Hicksian Economics for the Twenty-First Century, co-editor (2008); The Cooperative Enterprise, co-author (2008); Civil Economy, co-author (2007) (translated into German, Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Korean, and Italian); L’economia del bene comune (2007); History of Economic Thought, co-author (2005, 2nd edition; translated into Greek and Spanish); Verso una nuova teoria economica della cooperazione, co-author (2005); Economics: A European Text, co-author (2002); author of numerous books and journal articles on welfare economics, theory of consumer behavior, social choice theory, economic epistemology, ethics, history of economic thought and civil economy.


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Fall 2017 
The course anal...
The course analyzes the role of the state in the economy, including its manifestation as a Welfare State, as well as the role played in the public sphere by civil society organizations. The first part presents the theory of market failures and government failures, the theory  of collective economic action, the economic theory of democracy, the theory of tax incidence. The second part of the course uses the tools developed in the first part to analyze specific governmental institutions, expenditure programs and taxes in a comparative international perspective. These include health care, social insurance, redistribution programs, education, the politics of institutional choice, government decentralization (federalism). (Cross listed International Economics/International Development)
July 8, 2017 
Stefano Zamagni...

Stefano Zamagni, Vice Director for Italian Affairs, SAIS Europe; Senior Adjunct Professor of International Economics, is quoted on the Daily Bulletin in an article entitled "Could Fintech And Blockchain Help Italian Banks?."

November 30, 2016 
Stefano Zamagni...

Stefano Zamagni, Vice Director for Italian Affairs, SAIS Europe; Senior Adjunct Professor of International Economics, Is interviewed by Il Corriere della Sera in an article entitled "Sharing food e alveari hi-tech per un impatto zero (in Italian)."

May 31, 2016 
Stefano Zamagni...

Stefano Zamagni, Vice Director for Italian Affairs, SAIS Europe; Senior Adjunct Professor of International Economics, is quoted in Il Sole 24 Ore in an article entitled "Imprese centrali nelle politiche green (in Italian)."

January 13, 2016 
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Stefano Zamagni, Vice Director for Italian Affairs, SAIS Europe; Senior Adjunct Professor of International Economics, is quoted in an article on Analisis Digital.com.ar entitled "CC-1 El acuerdo de París para preservar el planeta (in Spanish)."

October 29, 2015 
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Stefano Zamagni, Vice Director for Italian Affairs, SAIS Europe; Senior Adjunct Professor of International Economics, is cited on La Stampa in an article entitled "Il Cortile dei Gentili in America del Sud (in Italian)."

September 26, 2015 
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Stefano Zamagni, Vice Director for Italian Affairs, SAIS Europe; Senior Adjunct Professor of International Economics, is quoted on Vita.it in an article entitled "Le nostre Osservazioni sulla Carta di Milano (in Italian)."

July 27, 2015 
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Stefano Zamagni, Vice Director for Italian Affairs, SAIS Europe; Senior Adjunct Professor of International Economics, was cited in America - The National Catholic Revue , Aug 3-5, 2015 Issue in a piece entitled "Pontifex Economicus."

July 16, 2015 
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Stefano Zamagni, Vice Director for Italian Affairs, SAIS Europe; Senior Adjunct Professor of International Economics, spoke at the Social Enterprise World Forum (Sewf), delivering a seminar entitled "L'economia sociale è ormai pronta per essere «normale» (in Italian)."

May 28, 2015 
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Stefano Zamagni, Vice Director for Italian Affairs, SAIS Europe; Senior Adjunct Professor of International Economics, will present his new book, at the Biblioteca di Riccione entitled "L'Economia Civile (in Italian)."