Guido Tabellini

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Guido Tabellini
Born (1956-01-26) January 26, 1956 (age 65)
Torino, Italy
NationalityItalian
Institution Bocconi University
Field Political economics
School or
tradition
Constitutional economics
Alma mater UCLA (Ph.D., 1984)
University of Turin (Laurea, 1980)
Doctoral
advisor
David K. Levine
Awards Yrjö Jahnsson Award (2001)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Guido Enrico Tabellini (born January 26, 1956) is an Italian economist, rector of Bocconi University from November 2008 until July 2012.

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Tabellini received his Laurea in 1980 from the University of Turin, and his Ph.D. in 1984 from UCLA. He first taught at Stanford, then at UCLA, and later in Italy. He is past president of the European Economic Association. He was consultant to the World Bank and Italian government.

In 2003 Tabellini published The Economic Effects of Constitutions. Munich Lectures in Economics.

In May 2008 he was appointed as rector of Bocconi University (Milan), in charge from 1 November 2008. He had left this position in 2012.

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