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List of notable or famous economists from Italy, with bios and photos, including the top economists born in Italy and even some popular economists who immigrated to Italy. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Italian economists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These economists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known economist from Italy is included when available.

A list made up of people like Pellegrino Rossi and Franco Modigliani.

This historic economists from Italy list can help answer the questions "Who are some Italian economists of note?" and "Who are the most famous economists from Italy?" These prominent economists of Italy may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Italian economists.

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Alberto Alesina is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
age 61
Alberto Francesco Alesina is an Italian political economist. He has published much-cited books and articles in major economics journals.
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Alessandro Magnoli Bocchi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Alessandro Magnoli Bocchi age 50
Alessandro Magnoli Bocchi, is an Italian economist and manager.
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Antonio Martino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
age 76
Antonio Martino is an Italian politician, who was the minister of foreign affairs in 1994 and minister of defense from 2001 to 2006. He is a founding member of Forza Italia.
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Arrigo Cervetto is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Dec. at 68 (1927-1995)
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Benedikt Kotruljević is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Dec. at 53 (1416-1469)
Benedetto Cotrugli was a Ragusan merchant, economist, scientist, diplomat and humanist.
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Carlo Azeglio Ciampi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
age 95
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi is an Italian politician and banker. He was the 49th Prime Minister of Italy from 1993 to 1994 and was the tenth President of the Italian Republic from 1999 to 2006. He is ...more
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Domenico Pellegrini Giampietro is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Domenico Pellegrini Giampietro Dec. at 71 (1899-1970)
Domenico Pellegrini Giampietro was an Italian academic, economist, lawyer, politician, and journalist. As a young man living in Caserta, Pellegrini Giampietro founded a nationalist legion named ...more
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Enrico Giovannini is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Enrico Giovannini age 61
Enrico Giovannini is an Italian economist and statistician, member of the Club of Rome. Since 2002 he is full professor of economic statistics at the Rome University “Tor Vergata”. He is Senior ...more
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Fabrizio Cicchitto is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
age 78
Fabrizio Cicchitto is an Italian politician.
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Fabrizio Zilibotti is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Fabrizio Zilibotti age 54
Fabrizio Zilibotti is an Italian economist. He is the Head of the Chair of Macroeconomics and Political Economy of the University of Zürich's Department of Economics. Zilibotti was ...more
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Ferdinando Galiani is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Dec. at 59 (1728-1787)
Ferdinando Galiani was an Italian economist, a leading Italian figure of the Enlightenment. Friedrich Nietzsche referred to him as "a most fastidious and refined intelligence" as well ...more
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Flavio Delbono is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
age 59
Flavio Delbono is an Italian politician and economist. He served as the mayor of Bologna from 25 June 2009 until 28 January 2010, when he was forced to resign as he was being investigated for ...more
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Franco Modigliani is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Dec. at 85 (1918-2003)
Franco Modigliani was an Italian economist naturalized American, a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management and MIT Department of Economics who won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics ...more
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Giacomo Acerbo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Dec. at 81 (1888-1969)
Giacomo Acerbo, Baron of Aterno was an Italian economist and Fascist politician who drafted the Acerbo Law which solidified Benito Mussolini's position once in power.
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Gian Domenico Romagnosi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Dec. at 74 (1761-1835)
Gian Domenico Romagnosi was an Italian philosopher, economist and jurist.
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Giovanni Arrighi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Dec. at 72 (1937-2009)
Giovanni Arrighi was an Italian scholar of political economy and sociology, and from 1998 a Professor of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. His work has been translated into over fifteen ...more
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Giulio Tremonti is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
age 71
Giulio Tremonti is an Italian politician. He served in the government of Italy as Minister of Economy and Finances under Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from 1994 to 1995, from 2001 to 2004, ...more
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Giuseppe Bottai is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Dec. at 64 (1895-1959)
Giuseppe Bottai was an Italian lawyer, economist, journalist, and member of the National Fascist Party of Benito Mussolini.
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Guido Tabellini is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Guido Tabellini age 63
Guido Enrico Tabellini is an Italian economist, rector of Bocconi University from November 2008 Walter E. Williams July 2012. Tabellini received his Laurea in 1980 from the University of Turin, ...more
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Loretta Napoleoni is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
age 64
Loretta Napoleoni is an Italian journalist and political analyst. She reports on the financing of terrorism and proposed a back of the envelope calculation about the financing of terrorism.
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Luigi Amoroso is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Luigi Amoroso Dec. at 79 (1886-1965)
Luigi Amoroso was an Italian neoclassical economist influenced by Vilfredo Pareto. He provided support for and influenced the economic policy during the fascist regime. The microeconomical ...more
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Luigi Einaudi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Dec. at 87 (1874-1961)
Luigi Einaudi, OMRI was an Italian politician and economist. He served as the second President of the Italian Republic between 1948 and 1955.
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Luigi Pasinetti is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Luigi Pasinetti age 88
Luigi L. Pasinetti is an Italian economist of the Post-Keynesian school. Pasinetti is considered the heir of the "Cambridge Keynesians" and a student of Piero Sraffa and Richard Kahn. ...more
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Maffeo Pantaleoni is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
Maffeo Pantaleoni Dec. at 67 (1857-1924)
Maffeo Pantaleoni was an Italian economist. At first he was a notable proponent of neoclassical economics. Later in his life, before and during World War I, he became an ardent nationalist and ...more
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Mario Draghi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Economists from Italy
age 71
Mario Draghi is an Italian economist, manager and banker who succeeded Jean-Claude Trichet as the President of the European Central Bank on 1 November 2011. He was previously the governor of the ...more