Tito Boeri - Curriculum vitae#

Present positions
  • President of the Italian social security administration (INPS).
  • On leave from the following positions:
    • Professor of Economics at Bocconi University, Department of Economics
    • Dean for Research at Bocconi University
    • BP Centennial Professor at London School of Economics
    • Scientific Director of the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti (http://www.frdb.org)

Other Affiliations
  • Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) of London.
  • Research Associate of the Centre for Economic Performance at London School of Economics. Research fellow of the IZA (Institut zur Zukunft der Arbeit) of Bonn.
  • Research fellow of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
  • Research fellow of the Netspar (Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement) of Amsterdam.

Research and teaching
  • Labour Economics, Political Economics, Transition Economics.
  • Graduate teaching at Bocconi University, Paris I, Universitè Libre de Bruxelles (Ecares) and Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

Previous Positions
  • 2001-2006 Director of DIEM (Degree of International Economics and Management) at Bocconi University
  • 1990-96 Principal Administrator – Acting Head of Division at OECD-Centre for Co-operation with the Economies in Transition (CCET).
  • 1988-89 Administrator at OECD-Economics & Statistics Department (ECO)
  • 1987-88 Young Professional at OECD-Directorate for Social Affairs, Manpower and Education (SME)
  • 1986-87 Consultant at OECD-Development Assistance Committee (DAC) 2, rue Andrè Pascal.

  • 1990 Ph.D. in Economics at New York University. Title of the Ph.D. final dissertation: "An Analysis of Firm Growth and Specialization". Dissertation Committee: William J.Baumol, Cristopher J.Flinn and Boyan Jovanovic.
  • 1983 Degree in Economics at Università Commerciale "Luigi Bocconi".


OECD, ECB, European Commission, EBRD, IMF, World Bank, ILO and Unece. Italian, Dutch, Greek, Spanish and Swedish Presidencies of the EU.
Italian Prime Minister office, and Ministries of the Economy and Welfare.

Public Lectures
  • 2015 Centennial Lecture at London School of Economics.
  • 2015 Public Lecture at the University of Oslo.
  • 2014 Keynote Lecture at the annual meeting of the Centre for Economic Performance.
  • 2013 Keynote Lecture at ECB Compnet Conference, Frankfurt
  • 2012 Keynote Lecture at AMSE, Aix-Marseille School of Economics.
  • 2011 Guest Lecture at the University of Luxembourg
  • 2010 Kurt Rothschild lecture, Johannes Kepler University, Linz.
  • Keynote Lecture Spring Meeting of Young Economists, Luxembourg, 2010.
  • Public lecture, opening ceremony, School of Management, Padova, 2009
  • First Willem Duisenberg Lecture 2008 (introduced by the ECB President, Trichet), Amsterdam.
  • Opening lecture Italian Conference of Labour Economists, Brescia, 2008.
  • Public Lecture, German Political Economic Association, Nuremberg, 2007.
  • Public Lecture, Finnish Economic Association, Helsinki, 2006
  • Brussels Economic Forum lecture 2003.
  • Brussels Economic Forum lecture 2002

  • Fellow of the European Economic Association.
  • Member of the Academia Europaea.
  • Founder and co-ordinator of the economic information website http://www.lavoce.info
  • Founding editor of http://www.voxeu.org.
  • Scientific Director of the Festival of Economics in Trento.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of SciencesPo, Paris.
  • Member of the Standing Committee on Dissemination of Research of the European Economic Association.
  • Member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Population Ageing, and the Giornale degli Economisti and the economic blog http://www.voxeu.org.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of Netspar (Network for the Studies on Pensions Aging and Retirement) and of the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies.
  • Member of the Commission on the Minimum Guaranteed Income scheme established by the Italian Government in 2013.
  • Member of the Economic Policy Panel (2002-3).
  • Member of the Scientific Board of IMT Lucca (2004-2008).
  • Member of the Working Groups on Flexicurity, Mobility of the European Workforce and the European Identity established by the European Commission.
  • Among the promoters of SHARE, Survey on Health Ageing and Retirement in Europe (2001).
  • Member of the High-level Commission on the Future of the European Model chaired by Dominique Strauss-Kahn (including, inter alia, Hans Tietmeyer, Lord Simon and José Saramago) and on Skills and Mobility established by the EC (2002-4).
  • Columnist for “Repubblica” (previously “Sole24ore” and “La Stampa”).
  • Has written articles for the Financial Times, Handelsblatt, Herald Tribune, Le Monde and the Wall Street Journal Europe.
  • Member of the Scientific Committees of the Italian Association of Employers (Confindustria) (2000-2002 and 2008-10) and Fondazione Vodafone (Charity, 2006-13).
  • Member of the International Committee of the “Fondazione Giuseppe Pera”, one of the founders of the Italian labour law.
  • Referee reports for Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Labour Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Economic Policy, Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Review, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of International Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organisation, Oxford Economic Papers, Journal of Public Economics, European Journal of Political Economics, Labour Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Population Economics, Bepress.

  • 2012 Gozzo d’Argento, International Award for Economic Journalism, Santa Margherita.
  • 2010 Association of Persons seriously Injured at Work) Prize for the essays on work accidents.
  • 1999, 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2010 Excellence Research Award, Università Bocconi.
  • 2007-9 and 2010-12 Research Profile Bocconi.
  • 2008 Gold medal of the Province of Milan for the contribution to economic information.
  • 2007-8 First Willem Duisenberg Fellow at NIAS (Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies).
  • 2006 MIUR (Ministero dell’Università e della ricerca) grants.
  • 2006 Award Marinella Municipality for the website http://www.lavoce.info.
  • 2006 Prize "Mondo del Lavoro". Opinion leader.
  • 2004 Award of the Italian Lower Chamber (Camera dei Deputati) for the studies on the labour market.
  • 2004 Award of the Fondazione Iglesias (for the book “Meno Pensioni, Più Welfare” with Roberto Perotti).
  • 2003 Prize Cenacolo for the website http://www.lavoce.info.
  • 2002 Prize Capalbio (for the book “Lo stato asociale”).
  • 1999, 2001 and 2005 Research Awards for Excellence in Research, Bocconi University.
  • 1997 Jean Monnet Fellowship at European University Institute, Fiesole.
  • 1985 Research Award of the Associazione Italiana di Scienze Regionali.
  • 1984 Mediocredito Centrale Scholarship.

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