Giacomo Calzolari editor of European Economy – Banks, regulation, and the Real Sector is professor of economics at the University of Bologna and fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London. He obtained a PhD at the Toulouse School of Economics. He has been conferred the Young Economist Award of the European Economic Association and the Best paper award by the Association of Competition Economics. He regularly publishes in top international journals such as American Economic Review, Rand Journal of Economics, International Economic Review and Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of financial intermediation. He is co-editor of the International Journal of Industrial organization, Labour: Review of labour economics and industrial relations and reviewer for most of the international academic journals in economics and for national science foundations including NSF USA. His research interests include banking regulation, competition policy, economics of regulation, industrial organization, and the economics of incentives (also applied to his three kids).