Curriculum Vitae

PROFILE

Fabio Masini graduates in Economics and Business Science from the University of Florence in 1992 and is awarded a PhD in the History of Economic Thought in 1997. During and after a post-doc degree at the University of Pisa he works as project manager and consultant for major companies and public administrations on projects of local development. From 2005 to 2011 he teaches Political Economy. He currently teaches Theories and History of International Economic Relations, History of Economic Thought and Theories and History of Public Intervention in the Economy at the University of Roma Tre. He was member of several National Research Projects, and Academic Coordinator of the Jean Monnet + Project “UrEU”. Main fields of research: 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 RECENT PUBLICATIONS

2016

  • “Monetary and Fiscal Arrangements for the Eurozone. Some Unconventional Proposals”, Perspectives on Federalism, 8(2): 1-10.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “Towards a Federal Structure of Economic Governance in the Eurozone”, Sant’Anna Legal Studies Research Paper, 1: 1-20.

2015

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

2014

  • “The ECB: towards a monetary authority of a federal Europe”, Perspectives on Federalism, 6(3):207-217.
  • “A History of the Theories on Optimum Currency Areas”, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 6: 1015-1038.
  • “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

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

2011

  • “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
  • “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
  • “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

2010

  • “National Autonomy, Regional Integration and Global Public Goods: the Debate on the Tobin Tax (1978-2008)”, CREI Working Paper, n° 1, 2010. Download
  • “Alternative Routes to Monetary Integration in the British Economic and Political Debate (1989-91)”, Storia del Pensiero Economico, n° 1, 2010, pp. 71-97. Download
  • “Exporting the European Model? Perspectives on East-Asian Monetary Integration”, Studi e Note di Economia, 2, 2010, pp. 215-226. Download

2009

  • “Sulla lama di un rasoio. Crescita, vincoli, prospettive: il caso Romania”, Economia dei servizi, n° 1, gennaio-aprile, 2009, pp. 15-28 [con Piero Bini]. Download
  • “Multi-Speed Monetary Integration. Local Opportunities and Global Perspectives”, Analele Universitatii Constantin Brancusi, Economics Series, n° 1, 2009, pp. 219-236.
  • (cur.) Dalla moneta alla Costituzione. Storia e prospettive dell’integrazione europea (1979-2009), Firenze, Il Ponte Editore, n° 5, maggio, 2009
  • “Teorie economiche e scelte politiche: trent’anni di integrazione europea”, Il Ponte, 5, maggio, 2009, pp. 5-12.
  • “Per un’economia politica dell’interdipendenza globale. Beni collettivi, mercati e istituzioni pubbliche”, Il Ponte, 5, maggio, 2009, pp. 136-155.
  • Economics and Political Economy in Lionel Robbins’s Writings”, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 4, December, 2009, pp. 421-436. Download
  • “Altiero Spinelli e la circolazione delle idée economiche (1927-1946)”, Il Pensiero Economico Italiano, XVII(2), 2009, pp. 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, 2009, pp. 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, pp. 343-365.

2008

  • “Dacia and the Roman Empire. Tourism-led Growth and Catching-up with Macro-economic Constraints”, CREI Working Papers, n° 1-2008 [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, 2008, pp. 205-223.
  • “Umberto Ricci e la cultura economica di Altiero Spinelli (1927-1949)”, Eurostudium, n° 3, luglio-settembre, 2008, pp. 46-67.
  • “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, 2008, pp. 166-187 [con Katia Caldari].
  • “Unione monetaria e intervento pubblico: un problema teorico”, in Cafaro S. (cur), Il Governo dell’economia in Europa, Napoli, ESI, 2008, pp. 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, pp. 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, pp. 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, Vol. XXIII, 2007, pp. 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, 2006, pp. 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, 2005, pp. 53-78.
  • “Trend e shock esogeni: prime ipotesi intorno al concetto di fiducia come bene pubblico di rilevanza turistica”, Turistica, n° 3, 2005, pp. 39-48.

Institutional and academic charges:

  • Vice-President, Italian Council of the European Movement
  • Managing Editor, History of Economic Thought and Policy

Affiliations:

  • Triffin International Foundation
  • CeSUE, International Centre for European and Global Governance
  • 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
  • CSTS, Centro Studi, formazione e documentazione sul Turismo in Sardegna

Editorial Boards:

  • Bulletin on Federalism
  • Perspectives on Federalism