Warwick Policy Lab lecture - Professor Francesco GiavazziFriday 15 Jan 2016
Professor Francesco Giavazzi visits Warwick to speak at the next Warwick Policy Lab (WPL) lecture.
The WPL lecture series is open to all University students and staff and invites speakers from outside the University to speak on interesting and important real world issues.
The aim of these guest lectures are to help students interpret what they have learnt in lectures and classes to interesting and important real world situations and subjects.
Professor Francesco Giavazzi
"The Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Adjustment Plans: Disaggregating Taxes and Spending "
Thursday 4 February 2016
IMC002, International Manufacturing Centre (view on interative map)
Francesco Giavazzi (Bergamo, 1949) is professor of economics at Bocconi university in Milan where he has been deputy rector responsible for the university’s research activities -- and a Regular Visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he teaches one semester a year.
He obtained a degree in electrical engineering from the Politecnico di Milano in 1972, and a PhD in economics from MIT in 1978.
He is a research fellow and a trustee of CEPR (the Centre for Economic Policy Research) in London, and a research associate of NBER (the National Bureau of Economics Research) in Cambridge (Mass); read more.