Giancarlo Corsetti (Ph.D. Yale, 1992) returned to the EUI in January 2022, as Pierre Werner Chair and Professor of Economics, a position he previously held between 2003 and 2010. He was formerly Professor of Macroeconomics at Cambridge University, fellow of Clare College and director of the Cambridge INET Institute. He also taught at the Universities of Rome III, Yale and Bologna. He is a leading scholar in international economics and open macro with pioneering contributions on currency, financial and sovereign crises, monetary and fiscal policy in open economy, and the international transmission and global imbalances, published in top academic journals. He served as co-editor of the Journal of International Economics between 2005 and 2016. In 2014, he received the Best in Class Award by his alma mater, the University of Rome La Sapienza, where he was invited to deliver the Federico Caffe’ Lecture in 2019. In 2015 he gave the Schumpeter Lecture at the Meetings of the European Economic Association in Manheim. In 2020, he was elected fellow of the British Academy.
He is a consultant at the European Central Bank and the Bank of England and a regular visiting professor in central banks and international institutions. He is research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, where he served as co-director of the International Macroeconomic Programme between 2004 and 2015. He is a member the European Economic Association, where he served as a member of the council, and Program Chairman of the 2007 Annual Congress in Budapest. Since 2018, he serves in the United Nations High-level Advisory Board on Economic and Social Affairs.