Vera Negri Zamagni

Vera Negri Zamagni

Senior Adjunct Professor of International Economics
European and Eurasian Studies
International Economics

SAIS Europe


  • Europe
  • Italy
  • Western Europe
  • Economics
  • European Union and Transatlantic Relations
  • French
  • Italian

Background and Education

Professor of Economic History, University of Bologna. Former Vice President of the Emilia-Romagna regional government; co-founder (and co-editor, 1997-2001) of the European Review of Economic History; Scientific Board Member, il Mulino; former Secretary General of the Italian Economic History Society; Trustee of the Bologna branch of the Bank of Italy; Doctor Honoris Causa, Umeå University, Sweden (2001); Laurea in history and philosophy, Catholic University of Milan; PhD, Economic History, University of Oxford.

Publications: The Italian Economy, Agenda Publishing (2018) (Italian version, L'economia italiana nell'età della globalizzazione, Il Mulino, 2018); Per una storia della retribuzione, co-authored, Il Mulino (2018); An Economic History of Europe Since 1700 (2017); Una Storia Globale - Storia, Economia e Società, co-author Mondadori Educational (2015); Family Life and Work Life: Opposition or Harmony?, co-author (2012); Cooperative Enterprise: facing the challenge of globalization, co-authored with Stefano Zamagni (2010); L'industria chimica italiana e l'IMI (2010); Finmeccanica (2009); L'Istituto Mobiliare Italiano. 1931-1998, co-author (2009); La cooperazione, co-author (2008); Introduzione alla storia economica d'Italia, (2007); The Global Chemical Industry in the Age of the Petrochemical Revolution, co-author (2006); Italcementi. Dalla leadership nazionale all'internazionalizzazione (2005); La cooperazione di consumo in Italia, co-author (2004); "Evolution of the Economy," in Italy since 1945 (ed. by P. McCarthy) (2000); "Italy," in Western Europe: economic and social change since 1945 (1999); The Economic History of Italy 1860-1990 (1993); contributor to various professional publications, including the Banca d'Italia Centennial Series; author of several books and articles in academic journals on European economic history.

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2015-04-08 00:00:00 
Fall 2018 
Surveys Europe...
Surveys Europe’s economic development since the Industrial Revolution, the event that radically changed the way people live. Discusses why the Industrial Revolution began in Europe, how it spread, the basic features of the new international economy, the role of technological change and patterns of finance, the birth of large corporations, the impact of wars and crises and reconstruction after World War II. Devotes one class to the rise of the Soviet economic system in the interwar years. (Cross listed International Economics/European & Eurasian Studies)
October 26, 2015 
Vera Negri Zama...

Vera Negri Zamagni, Senior Adjunct Professor of International Economics, is quoted in an article in Corriere della Sera entitled "Il laboratorio delle quote rosa (in Italian)."