Date of Birth 3 September 1947
Place Rome, Italy
Nomination 26 maggio 2020
Title Honorary Governor of the Bank of Italy
Most important awards, prizes and academies
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study. Member of the G30. Doctor honoris causa in Statistics, University of Padua, Padua 2009; Doctor honoris causa in Political Science, University LUISS Guido Carli, Rome 2013; Honorary Doctorate, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 2017; Doctor honoris causa in Economics, University of Sant'Anna, Pisa 2018; Doctor honoris causa in Law, University of Bologna, Bologna 2019; Doctor honoris causa in Economics, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan 2019;
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Rome, 2000; Commandeur de l'Ordre National de la Legion d'honneur, Paris, 2019; Grand Collar of the Order of Prince Henry, Lisbon 2019; Great Cross of the Order of Merit, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin 2020
Summary of scientific research
His contributions focused on macroeconomics, monetary theory and international economics. During his years as Governor of the Bank of Italy and President of the European Central Bank, his publications and speeches were devoted to the economies of Italy and the euro area, and also centred on the institutional design of the euro, on monetary policy in the euro area, and on the future of Europe.
He is the author of a number of publications on international and European monetary and financial issues.
President of the Council of Ministers
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