Scientific DirectorTito Boeri is Professor of Economics at Bocconi University in Milan and Senior Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics (where he was Centennial Professor). He was Senior Economist for the Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and a consultant to the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the European Commission, the International Labour Organization, and the Italian government.From March 2015 to February 2019 he was President of the Italian National Institute of Social Security (INPS). He is the Scientific Advisor for Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti (www.frdb.org) of which he has been Director since its establishment in 1998. He is a Fellow of the European Economic Association and of the European Association of Labour Economists. He is also a Research Fellow at the following institutions: the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER Bocconi), the CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research), the Centre for Economic Performance in London, the IZA (Institut zur Zukunft der Arbeit – Institute of Labor Economics) in Bonn, the Netspar (Network for the Study of Pension and Retirement) in Tillburg. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of Covid Economics.He was a columnist for “Il Sole 24 Ore”, “La Stampa” and “la Repubblica” and has collaborated with foreign newspapers such as the “Financial Times” and “Le Monde”. He is one of the founders of the economic policy watchdog website www.lavoce.info and the federated site in English www.voxeu.org.
Among his books in Italian:Contro i giovani (with V. Galasso), Mondadori (2007); La crisi non è uguale per tutti, Rizzoli (2009); Classe dirigente (curator along with A. Merlo e A. Prat), Università Bocconi (2010); Le riforme a costo zero (with P. Garibaldi), Chiarelettere (2011); Parlerò solo di calcio, Il Mulino (2012); Populismo e stato sociale, Laterza (2017); Riprendiamoci lo Stato (with S. Rizzo), Feltrinelli (2020); Sì vax (with A. Spilimbergo), Einaudi (2021).
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Production supported by the organization of major cultural events: Lessons of History, since 2006 in some of the major Italian cities (Rome, Milan, Turin, Florence, Genoa, Naples, Trieste, Bari, Udine, Cagliari, Brescia, Trento/Rovereto, Verona, Padua, Matera), the Trento Festival of Economics (in its 16th edition in 2021), the Padua Global Health Festival, and the Lessons of History Festival in Naples.
La Fondazione Collegio Carlo Alberto (www.carloalberto.org), costituita nel 2004 su iniziativa congiunta della Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo e dell’Università di Torino, promuove la ricerca di frontiera e la didattica avanzata in economia, giurisprudenza, scienze politiche, sociologia e statistica. Il Collegio ospita ogni anno più di 300 studiosi e oltre 150 studenti.
La partecipazione al FIE rappresenta una naturale espansione delle attività di outreach del Collegio, che mette a disposizione del comitato promotore TOLC le sue competenze nella divulgazione scientifica su temi di policy e di interesse collettivo legati alle scienze sociali.