Giorgio Barba Navaretti, chief editor of European Economy – Banks, regulation, and the Real Sector, is Professor of Economics at the University of Milan, Scientific Director of the Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano and Distinguished Visiting Faculty at Sciences Po, Paris.
He has a PhD in Economics from Oxford University and a Degree in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan. He has been working extensively on the economics of multinational firms and on multinational banking, on firms’ dynamics and competitiveness and on several international economic policy issues.
He is or has been a consultant for many international organisations, including the European Central Bank, the World Bank, the OECD and the European Commission and for Italian public institutions. He is part of the Task Force on Industrial Policy of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development. He is a non-executive director of Aon Italia and Banca Sistema.
He is the Vice President of Collegio Carlo Alberto Foundation, a member of the Scientific Committee of Confindustria, of the International Advisory Board of Enel Foundation and of the Board of Directors of Unicredit and Universities Foundation.
He published many papers in key international academic journals and books, including Multinationals in the World Economy with Anthony J.Venables (Princeton University Press) He is a columnist for Il Sole 24 Ore.