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Between Crisis and Reform: European Union at the Crossroads

When: Tuesday, May 24, 2022
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Central

Where: Scott Hall, Ripton 201 & Room 212, 601 University Place, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Graduate Students

Contact: Ariel Sowers   (847) 491-7454

Group: Department of Political Science

Category: Academic


Francesco Saraceno, Deputy Department Director of the Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Économiques.

Francesco Saraceno is Deputy Department Director of the Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Économiques. He received doctorates in Economics at Columbia University and La Sapienza University in Rome. He served as an economic adviser to Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi, and teaches at Sciences Po, where he directs the Masters program in European Affairs; the LUISS School of European Political Economy (SEP), where he serves on the Scientific Board; INSEAD Fontainebleau; and at the Bruges College of Europe. He advises the International Labour Organization on macroeconomic policies and employment and has served as a member of the Scientific Committee of the General Confederation of Italian Industry. His research focuses on the relationship between inequality and macroeconomic performance, on European macroeconomic policies, and on the interaction between structural reforms and fiscal and monetary policies.

He is the author or co-author of La Riconquista: Perchè abbiamo perso l’Europa e come possiamo riprendercela, A European Public Investment Outlook, Le Temps Retrouvé de l’Économie, and La scienza inutile – Tutto quello che non abbiamo voluto imparare dall’economia. He maintains a blog on European affairs entitled “Sparse Thoughts of a Gloomy European Economist"

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