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Fernando Vianello Edit Profile

economist , academic

Italian economist and academic.

Background

Fernando Vianello was born on the 17th of August 1939. He was an italian economist ans academic. Together with Michele Salvati, Sebastiano Brusco, Andrea Ginzburg and Salvatore Biasco, he founded the Faculty of Economics of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. In 1963 he graduated in Law from the University of Bologna with a thesis on the Italian economic development, under the supervision of Paolo Sylos Labini. In the same year he attended the 6th training course on "Economic Development" organized in Rome by SVIMEZ (Italian Association of Southern Italy’s Industries Development), managed by Claudio Napoleoni.

From 1964 to 1966 he was an assistant professor in "Principles of Political Economy" course held by Sylos Labini at the Faculty of Statistics of the "Sapienza" University of Rome.

Since 1966 he began attending economic courses taught by Joan Robinson, Nicholas Kaldor, Richard Kahn and James Meade in the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom). In 1968 he obtained a degree in Economics (Bachelor of Arts Degree) at Jesus College in the University of Cambridge.

Career

During his career Prof. Vianello had the opportunity to collaborate some of the most important Italian economists of the twentieth century, such as Federico Caffè, Paolo Sylos Labini and Pierangelo Garegnani. Also he was an associate Professor of History of Economic Doctrines on the faculty of Economic and Banking Sciences at the university of Siena (Italy).

Achievements

  • Founded the Faculty of Economics of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.

Works

  • book

    • Labour theory of value(1987)

    • A critique of Professor Goodwin’s Critique of Sraffa(1988)

    • Effective Demand and the Rate of Profits: Some Thoughts on Marx, Kalecki and Sraffa(1989)

    • Natural (or Normal) Prices. Some Pointers(1989)

    • Joan Robinson on Normal Prices (and the Normal rate of Profits)(1996)

    • Italy towards European Monetary Union (and domestic socio-economic disunion)(1998)

    • Social accounting in Adam Smith(1999)

    • Financial Liberalization, the European Single Currency and the Problem of Unemployment(2001)

    • Price and Prejudice. The statics and dynamics of money-wage flexibility(2007)

    • Nota del curatore a Francesco Saverio Nitti. Saggi di Economia e Finanza(1969)

    • Plusvalore e profitto nell’analisi di Marx(1973)

    • I meccanismi di recupero del profitto(1975)

    • Occupazione e bilancia dei pagamenti(1977)

    • Il profitto e il potere. Una raccolta di saggi (1974-1979)(1979)

    • Lo sviluppo capitalistico italiano dal dopoguerra al «miracolo economico»: una veduta di insieme(1979)

    • L’Europa fra dollaro e marco: note sul dibattito italiano(1979)

    • Opinioni italiane e inglesi sul controllo delle importazioni(1979)

    • Commento(1981)

    • La critica dell'economia politica: ieri e oggi(1986)

    • Precisazioni in tema di prezzi naturali(1992)

    • Umanesimo del welfare: qualche riflessione(1993)

    • Modificabilità dei tassi di cambio e restrizioni alla libertà di movimento dei capitali(1994)

    • Federico Caffè e l’intelligente pragmatismo(1995)

    • Il saggio dell'interesse come fenomeno monetario e il saggio di rendimento del capitale impiegato nella produzione(1988)

    • Liberalizzazione finanziaria, moneta unica europea e occupazione(1999)

    • Concorrenza, accumulazione del capitale e saggio del profitto. Critica al moderno sottoconsumismo(2000)

    • La Facoltà di Economia e Commercio di Modena(2004)

  • publication

    • On Ricardo’s principle that the profits of the farmer regulate the profits of all other trades(1983)

    • The Pace of Accumulation(1985)

    • Reviewing a Review(2004)

    • Valore prezzi e distribuzione del reddito(1970)

    • Quantità di lavoro e rapporti di scambio(19710

    • La classe operaia e l’aumento dei prezzi(1973)

    • Il fascino discreto della teoria economica(1973)

    • La District of Columbia e lo sviluppo capitalistico in Italia dal dopoguerra ad oggi(1975)

    • Introduzione a D. Ricardo, Sui principi dell’economia politica e delle tassazione(1976)

    • L'economia italiana al tempo del Piano del lavoro(1978)

    • Osservazioni sul capitale fisso e sulle quantità negative di lavoro(1979)

    • La lenta morte dello stato assistenziale(1979)

    • La cultura degli Eloi(1982)

Connections

wife:
Mariella Gramaglia née Vianello - Italy - journalist

She was a member of the italian Parliament during the Legislature X of Italy. Mrs. Vianello was also assessor appointed at Comune of Rome first by mayor Francesco Rutelli and then by mayor Walter Veltroni.

2 children:
Maddalena and Michele