Curriculum Vitae

PROFILE

Fabio Masini graduated in Economics and Business Science from the University of Florence in 1992 and was awarded a PhD in the History of Economic Thought in 1997. During and after a post-doc degree at the University of Pisa he worked as project manager and consultant for major companies and public administrations on projects of local development. From 2005 to 2011 he tought Political Economy. He is currently teaching Theories and History of International Economic Relations, and History of Economic Thought at the University of Roma Tre. He was member of several National Research Projects and Academic Coordinator of the Jean Monnet + Project “UrEU”; he holds a Jean Monnet Chair on European Economic Governance. Main fields of research: European and international economic and monetary integration; economic policy and public intervention in the economy; history of economic thought; the economics and policy of local development; the economics of tourism and local resources.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (since 2005)

2019

  • “Tracing Neoliberalism in Italy: Intellectual and Political Connections”, European Journal of the History of Ecconomic Thought, forthcoming.
  • “Verso un Tesoro federale dell’eurozona”, in Visone T., Martiny F. 2019. Dalla crisi alla trasformazione: concetti e istituzioni per l’Europa unita, forthcoming.
  • “Reconcyling demos and kratos: the economics of a multi-layered democracy”, Rivista di Studi Politici Internazionali, forthcoming.

2018

  • “Decision-making processes and multilayered institutional order: Lionel Robbins’s legacy”, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 42(5): 1459–1471.
  • “Verso una piena democrazia sovranazionale”, in Cozzolino A., Forte F.I., Palazzi F. (cur.) 2018. Europa: che fare? L’Unione Europea tra crisi, conflitti e prospettive di rilancio federali, Napoli: Guida, 255-261.
  • “Challenging the Euro: a view from the United States”, Rivista di Studi Politici Internazionali, 85(1): 57-76.
  • Riformare l’Euro. Idee e proposte per l’Europa del futuro, Roma: Giubilei-Regnani.
  • “Il progetto ‘La dimensione europea nell’insegnamento di Cittadinanza e Costituzione’. Contenuti e attività della proposta formativa”, in Corbucci, P. e Freddano, M. (cur.), Diventare cittadini europei. Idee, strumenti e risorse per un’educazione consapevole all’Europa, Loescher: Torino, 605-618 [con R. Castaldi e F. Pigozzo].
  • “‘It Can’t Happen, it’s a Bad Idea, It Won’t Last’. US Economists and the Euro; A Reappraisal”, Modeling the New Europe, 25: 60-86

2017

  • “Balance of Payments, Wage Indexation and Growth: the Role of CESPE in Italian Policy-Making in the 1970s”, History of Economic Thought and Policy, 6(2): 25-48 [with F. Cattabrini].
  • Storia e Teorie delle Relazioni Economiche Internazionali, Milano: FrancoAngeli.
  • “National versus Supranational Collective Goods: The Evolution of Neoliberal Federalism”, in Backhouse R.E., Bateman B.W., Nishizawa T. and Plehwe D. (eds), Liberalism and the Welfare State. Economists and Arguments for the Welfare State, New York: Oxford University Press, 171-191.
  • “On a Recent Evolution of Relevant Sources in the History of Economic Thought”, History of Economic Thought and Policy, 6(1): 163-169.
  • “The Economics of Peace in the History of Political Economy”, in Bientinesi F. and R. Patalano (eds), Economists and War: A Heterodox Perspective, London & New York: Routledge, 81-97.

2016

  • “Trading-Off National and Supranational Collective Goods: The Birth and Death of Neoliberal Pluralism”, International Journal of Political Economy, 45(4): 339-356.
  • “Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa: EMU as the Anchor Stone for Building a Federal Europe”, in Dyson K. and I. Maes (eds), Architects of the Euro. Intellectuals in the Making of European Monetary Union, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 193-211.
  • “Monetary and Fiscal Arrangements for the Eurozone. Some Unconventional Proposals”, Perspectives on Federalism, 8(2): 1-10.
  • “Towards a Federal Structure of Economic Governance in the Eurozone”, Sant’Anna Legal Studies Research Paper, 1: 1-20.

2015

  • “European Integration. Contrasting Models and Perspectives”, in Fiorentini, R. and G. Montani (eds.), The European Union and Supranational Political Economy, London: Routledge: 44-64.
  • “Quali poteri e istituzioni per far vivere e prosperare l’Unione Economica e Monetaria?”, Paradoxa, IX(3), luglio-settembre: 26-36.

2014

  • “A History of the Theories on Optimum Currency Areas”, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 21(6): 1015-1038.
  • “The ECB: towards a monetary authority of a federal Europe”, Perspectives on Federalism, 6(3):207-217.
  • “Luigi Einaudi and Italian Liberalism, 1940-1960″,  in Schulz-Forberg H. and Olsen N. (eds)(2014). Reinventing Western Civilization: Transnational Reconstructions of Liberalism in Europe in the Twentieth Century, New Castle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 117-136.

2013

  • “Facts, Theories, and Policies in the History of Economics. An Introductory Note”,  History of Economic Thought and Policy, 2(1): 5-16. Download

2012

  • “Designing the institutions of international liberalism: some contributions from the interwar period”, Constitutional Political Economy, 23(1): 45-65. Download
  • “The Reception of Lionel Robbins in Italy”, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 19(2): 249-286. Download
  • “Scarsità di risorse e limiti dello sviluppo: il punto di vista di Epicarmo Corbino”, Il Pensiero Economico Italiano, XX(2): 209-220. Editor’s site
  • “Luigi Einaudi and the Making of the Neoliberal Project“, History of Economic Thought and Policy, 1(1) : 39-59. Download
  • “Jannaccone come intellettuale pubblico: l’integrazione internazionale e l’idea di Europa”, Il Pensiero Economico Italiano, XX(1): 129-142. Editor’s site
  • [cur.] Federalismo. Proposte di riforma della convivenza civile, Firenze, Il Ponte, LXVIII(2-3) [con Roberto Castaldi]. Editor’s site

2011

  • “Pigouvian vs Marshallian Tax. Market Failure, Public Intervention and the Problem of Externalities”, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 18(5): 715-732 [with Katia Caldari]. Download
  • “On the Spread of Economic Ideas: Lionel Robbins in Italy and Japan”, in H. Kurz, K. Treib and T. Nishizawa, The Dissemination of Economic Ideas, Aldershot: Edward Elgar, 223-259 [with Atsushi Komine]. Buy on Amazon
  • “Economic Epistemology and Methodological Nationalism: a Federalist Perspective”, Perspectives on Federalism, 3(1): 15-25. Download
  • “Economia malata: oltre la sindrome di Beck?”, Il Ponte, maggio, LXVII(5): 64-71. Editor site

2010

  • “Exporting the European Model? Perspectives on East-Asian Monetary Integration”, Studi e Note di Economia, 2: 215-226. Download
  • “National Autonomy, Regional Integration and Global Public Goods: the Debate on the Tobin Tax (1978-2008)”, CREI Working Paper, n° 1. Download
  • “Alternative Routes to Monetary Integration in the British Economic and Political Debate (1989-91)”, Storia del Pensiero Economico, 1: 71-97. Download

2009

  • “Sulla lama di un rasoio. Crescita, vincoli, prospettive: il caso Romania”, Economia dei servizi, 1, gennaio-aprile: 15-28 [con Piero Bini]. Download
  • Economics and Political Economy in Lionel Robbins’s Writings”, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 4, December: 421-436. Download
  • “Multi-Speed Monetary Integration. Local Opportunities and Global Perspectives”, Analele Universitatii Constantin Brancusi, Economics Series, 1: 219-236.
  • (cur.) Dalla moneta alla Costituzione. Storia e prospettive dell’integrazione europea (1979-2009), Firenze, Il Ponte Editore, 5, maggio.
  • “Teorie economiche e scelte politiche: trent’anni di integrazione europea”, Il Ponte, 5, maggio: 5-12.
  • “Per un’economia politica dell’interdipendenza globale. Beni collettivi, mercati e istituzioni pubbliche”, Il Ponte, 5, maggio: 136-155.
  • “Altiero Spinelli e la circolazione delle idée economiche (1927-1946)”, Il Pensiero Economico Italiano, XVII(2): 51-66. Go to site
  • “Economics and Laicism. The Struggle for a «Humane Discipline»”, in Parisi D., Solari S., Humanism and Religion in Political Economy, Milano: Franco Angeli, 44-60.
  • “Robbins’s Epistemology and the Role of the Economist in Society”, in F. Cowell and A. Witzum (eds.) (2009) Lionel Robbins’s essay on the nature and significance of economic science. 75th anniversary conference proceedings. London: Sunctory and Toyota International Centres for Economic Research and Development, 343-365.

2008

  • “The Limits to Growth. Alfred Marshall and the British Economic Tradition”, in Shionoya Y., Nishizawa T. [eds], Marshall and Schumpeter on Evolution: Economic Sociology of Capitalistic Development, Aldershot: Edward Elgar, 166-187 [con Katia Caldari].
  • “Dacia and the Roman Empire. Tourism-led Growth and Catching-up with Macro-economic Constraints”, CREI Working Papers, n° 1. [con Piero Bini].
  • “Istituzioni pubbliche e mercati nel processo di integrazione europea. Appunti per un bilancio storiografico e nuovi indirizzi di ricerca”, in Piccardo L. [cur], Un’Università che cambia in un mondo che cambia. Nuove prospettive di ricerca negli studi europei, Milano: Ediplan, 205-223.
  • “Umberto Ricci e la cultura economica di Altiero Spinelli (1927-1949)”, Eurostudium, n° 3, luglio-settembre: 46-67.
  • “Unione monetaria e intervento pubblico: un problema teorico”, in Cafaro S. (cur), Il Governo dell’economia in Europa, Napoli: ESI, 31-48.

2007

  • “Dialettica teorica e conoscenza scientifica. Pasquale Jannaccone alla direzione della V serie della Biblioteca dell’Economista”, in Augello M.M., Guidi M.E.L (2007) [cur], L’economia divulgata. Stili e percorsi italiani (1840-1922), vol. III: La «Biblioteca dell’Economista» e la circolazione internazionale dei manuali, Milano: Angeli, 99-115.
  • “Money, Business Cycle, Public Goods: British Economists and Peace in Europe (1919-1941)”, in Petricioli M., Cherubini D. (eds) (2007), Pour la Paix en Europe. Institutions et société civile dans l’entre-deux-guerres – For Peace in Europe. Institutions and Civil Society between the World Wars, Bruxelles: Peter Lang, 169-190.
  • “Indipendenza della Banca Centrale e politica monetaria. Note sul dibattito intorno al ‘divorzio’ fra Banca d’Italia e Tesoro”, Annali della Facoltà di Economia, Università di Cagliari, XXIII: 75-91 [con Cinzia Maciocco].

2006

  • “Il Posizionamento del Mezzogiorno: linee introduttive”, in Barucci P., Becheri E. [cur], L’industria turistica nel Mezzogiorno. Rapporto Svimez, Bologna: Il Mulino, 17-64 [con Emilio Becheri].

2005

  • “Regime di cambi in Europa, politica economica e impatto istituzionale in Italia (1971-1979)”, in De Bonis V., Pochini S. [cur], Economia e istituzioni. Percorsi intorno al caso italiano, Milano: Franco Angeli, 53-78.
  • “Trend e shock esogeni: prime ipotesi intorno al concetto di fiducia come bene pubblico di rilevanza turistica”, Turistica, 3: 39-48.

Academic charges:

  • Managing Editor, History of Economic Thought and Policy

Affiliations:

  • Triffin International Foundation
  • ESHET, European Society for the History of Economic Thought
  • UACES, University Association for Contemporary European Studies
  • SIE, Società Italiana degli Economisti
  • AUSE, Associazione Universitaria di Studi Europei
  • AISPE, Associazione Italiana per la Storia del Pensiero Economico
  • STOREP, Associazione Italiana per la Storia dell’Economia Politica
  • CeSUE, International Centre for European and Global Governance
  • CSTS, Centro Studi, formazione e documentazione sul Turismo in Sardegna

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