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Piero Gottardi

Professor of Economics

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Email: [email protected]

Tel. [+39] 055 4685 919 

Administrative assistant: Rossella Corridori

Postal address: 
Department of Economics
Villa La Fonte
Via delle Fontanelle 18
50014 San Domenico di Fiesole - Italy

Brief Biographical Sketch

Prof. Gottardi joined the Institute in September 2008 from the University of Venice. He has been visiting professor at Harvard, Yale, Brown, Pompeu Fabra, UAB, teaching in the doctoral programmes of these universities.

He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Theory and the Journal of Public Economic Theory and has published in the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Review of Economic Dynamics and the Journal of Economic Theory.

Research Interests

  • general equilibrium theory
  • financial economics
  • competitive equilibrium models with asymmetric information
  • optimal taxation
  • intergenerational risk-sharing
  • information transmission in strategic market environments
  • non-exclusive contractual arrangements. 


  • Italian
  • English

Selected Publications

  • Alberto Bisin - Piero Gottardi - Adriano Rampini:  "Managerial Hedging and Portfolio Monitoring", Journal of the European Economic Association 6 (March 2008), 158–209.
  • Piero Gottardi – Belen Jerez: “Comment on ‘Bertrand and Walras Equilibria under Moral Hazard’”, Journal of Political Economy  115 (October) 2007, 893-900.
  • Julio Davila - Piero Gottardi - Atsushi Kajii: "Local Sunspot Equilibria Reconsidered", Economic Theory 31 (June 2007), 401-425.
  • Alberto Bisin – Piero Gottardi: "Efficient Competitive Equilibria with Adverse Selection", Journal of Political Economy  114 (June 2006), 485–516
  • Piero Gottardi - Roberto Serrano: "Market Power and Information Revelation in Dynamic Trading", Journal of the European Economic Association 3 (December 2005), 1279-1317.


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