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Ignazio Visco

Ignazio Visco

Deputy Director General, Member of the Governing Board of the Banca d'Italia.

Ignazio Visco has been Deputy Director General of the Bank of Italy since January 2007. He is also G-7 and G-20 Central Bank Deputy, an alternate member of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Board of Directors, and member of the EU Economic and Financial Committee.

At the Bank of Italy since 1974, he was the Head of the Research Department from 1990 to 1997 and the Central Manager for International Affairs and for Economic Research between March 2004 and December 2006.

Between 1997 and 2002 he was the Chief Economist and Head of the Economics Department of the OECD in Paris.

Mr. Visco graduated in Economics from the University of Rome, earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and has taught econometrics and economic policy at La Sapienza University in Rome.

He is the author of several articles and books including: Price Expectations in Rising Inflation, North Holland, 1984; Saving and the Accumulation of Wealth (edited with A. Ando and L. Guiso), Cambridge University Press, 1994; L’economia italiana, with L.F. Signorini, Il Mulino, 2002; Ageing and Pension System Reform (Report for the G-10 Deputies, Chairman of the Working Group), 2005; and Investire in conoscenza, Il Mulino, 2009.


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