Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.

Massimo Marinacci

Professor of Economics
Bocconi University
Visiting Scholar
2/17/13 2/23/13

Massimo Marinacci is a professor in the Department of Decision Sciences at Bocconi University and, since 2011, he has held the AXA-Bocconi Chair in Risk. He is currently the director of the PhD program in Economics and Finance at Bocconi.

He started his academic career in 1996 as assistant professor in the Department of Economics of the University of Toronto. In 1998, he was promoted to associate professor in the Department of Economics of the University of Bologna, and, in 2000, to full professor in the Department of Statistics and Applied Mathematics of the University of Torino, which he chaired from 2003 to 2009. He has been fellow of the Collegio Carlo Alberto from 2005 to 2009, and is fellow of the Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics and the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research at Bocconi University.

He earned the laurea in Economics from Bocconi University in 1989 and the PhD in Economics from Northwestern University in 1996.

His visit was supported by a generous gift from Donald R. Wilson Jr., AB’88 that advances fiscal studies.