Università degli Studi di Siena
The Spread of Italian Economic Thought in the United States
Since November 2000 Luca Fiorito has been a research fellow of economics at the University of Siena. After obtaining his BA (laurea) in economics at the University of Siena, he received a PhD in History of Economic Thought at the University of Florence. He has published several essays on the history of North American economic thought-with particular regard to the history of American institutionalism-and on the international spread of Italian economics. He is the editor of unpublished works of WC Mitchell and ERA Seligman. Currently, at the Italian Academy, he is conducting research on the influence of Italian economic thought in the United States during the years 1890-1940.