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Economist

Ignazio Visco, Italian economist. Stringher scholar Bank of Italy, 1971, Fanno scholar Mediocredito Center, 1975; recipient Leontief award Eastern Economic Association, 1982. Fellow Society Italian Economisti, Society Italiana Statistica, Consiglio Italiano Scienze Society; member American Economic Association, European Economic Association.

Background

Visco, Ignazio was born on November 21, 1949 in Naples, Italy. Son of Diego and Giannina (Muntoni) Visco.

Education

Laurea, University Rome, 1971. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1981.

Career

Economist Banca D'Italia, Rome, 1974-1980, division chief, 1981-1983, deputy director, 1984-1988, director real and bop sector, 1988-1990, head research department, 1990-1997. Head economics department, chief economist Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, since 1997.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Price Expectations in Rising Inflation, 1984, L'Economia Italiana, 1999. Editor: Saving and the Accumulation of Wealth, 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Stringher scholar Bank of Italy, 1971, Fanno scholar Mediocredito Center, 1975. Recipient Leontief award Eastern Economic Association, 1982. Fellow Society Italian Economisti, Society Italiana Statistica, Consiglio Italiano Scienze Society.

Member American Economic Association, European Economic Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking.

Connections

Married Bianca Maria Testa, June 29, 1972. 3 children.

father:
Diego Visco

mother:
Giannina (Muntoni) Visco

spouse:
Bianca Maria Testa