A Compendium of Italian Economists at Oxbridge: by Mauro Baranzini, Amalia Mirante

By Mauro Baranzini, Amalia Mirante

This research examines 5 many years of Italian economists who studied or researched on the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge among the years 1950 and 2000. delivering an in depth checklist of Italian economists linked to Hicks, Harrod, Bacharach, Flemming, Mirrlees, Sen and different extraordinary dons, the authors research 11 examine strains, together with the Sraffa and the neo-Ricardian college, the post-Keynesian university and the Stone’s and Goodwin’s faculties. Baranzini and Mirante hint the effect of the universities when it comes to 1) their basic position within the evolution of financial idea; 2) their advertising of 4 key controversies (on the dimension of technical development, on capital thought, on source of revenue distribution and at the inter-generational transmission of wealth); three) the counter-flow of Oxbridge students to academia in Italy, and four) the invigoration of a 3rd iteration of Italian economists studying or educating at Oxbridge today.

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14 Alessandro Vercelli Alessandro Vercelli graduated in political science in 1969 at the University of Turin and, for the years 1969–72, was a research fellow of the Einaudi Foundation. In 1972–73, he was a junior research fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford.  M.  Lucas, is an outcome of his research activity. In the last two decades, he has extended his interest to the topics of the environment, sustainability and inequality. With Partha Dasgupta and Karl-Göran Mäler, he has edited a volume entitled The Economics of Transnational Commons that stresses the relevance of shared natural resources, and of the links between poverty and environmental degradation.

Casarosa summarizes his arguments as follows: 1. The Keynesian short-run theory of the firm is a reformulation, in terms of aggregate supply and expected demand functions for the firm, of the Marshallian theory of the competitive firms. 2. ) to the systems as whole. 3. Keynes’s claim that at the point of effective demand ‘the entrepreneurs’ expectation of profit will be maximized’ is correct; however, profit expectations are realized only when the economic system is in short-run equilibrium. 4.

Bliss and Cippà 1982, 65) Along similar lines in the same volume, we find a contribution by Roberto Cippà and Vinicio Guidi (1982)6. They start with a discussion of 6 Vinicio Guidi (1948) earned a degree in economics in Florence in 1973. Between 1975 and 1978, following a year in the army, he carried out research in his alma mater under the supervision of 30 A Compendium of Italian Economists at Oxbridge the general equilibrium model, in which they critically analyse the main assumptions that limit the possibility of studying important economic realities.

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