Italian and European Economic Policies in the Context of Changing US-EU Relationships
Fiorella Kostoris Padoa Schioppa received her Italian degree in the Department of Economics at Bocconi University in Milan. She has a Master of Science from the Graduate School of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is now Professor at the University of Rome La Sapienza and teaches a senior seminar at the Department of Economics at Columbia University. She is also Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges. She served for two terms on the board of the International Economic Association and has been a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research since 1989 and a Member of the Scientific Committee or the Advisory Board of numerous European institutions, in Brussels, London, and Paris and the Eurogroup of 50.
She is editor of the Economic Book Series for the Publisher Ulrico Hoepli; a Member of the Scientific Board of the Enciclopedia Treccani; one of the 7 members of the Comitato di Indirizzo per la Valutazione della Ricerca; and an editorialist for the daily newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore and the Radio Radicale broadcast "Lessico dell'Economia".
Among many other distinctions Kostoris is Grande Ufficiale al Merito, nominated by the Italian President of the Republic in 2000, and Officier dans la Legion d'Honneur, nominated by the French President of the Republic in 2001.
She has published more than 100 papers and 20 books. Her research interests include macroeconomics and labour, public finance and European matters, gender equality, social mobility, regional economics, and the cultural heritage.