Luigi Marattin is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Bologna, where he teaches Macroeconomics at the School of Political Science. He received a bachelor’s degree in the Economics of International Institutions at the University of Ferrara (2001) and an MSc in Economics at the University of Warwick (2002). He received his Ph.D. in 2007 from the University of Siena, with a thesis entitled “Essays on Fiscal Policy.” He has served as Fulbright Junior Visiting Researcher at the Departments of Economics of the New School, NYU, and Columbia University (2005). From 2005 to 2007, he was member of the University of Bologna’s research team on the T.E.R.A. project (Territorial Aspects of Enterprises Development in Remote Rural Areas), which brought together researchers from six EU universities.
Professor Marattin is currently a member of the City Council of Ferrara. He has also served on the Board of Directors of city-owned public utilities companies (2009-2010), where he was in charge of budget restructuring. Since 2010, he has been in charge of the City Budget in the Cabinet of the Mayor of Ferrara.
His academic research activities focus on the fiscal and monetary aspects of European integration and the theoretical and empirical analysis of New Keynesian dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models for fiscal policy. He is the author of several articles in international journals (Journal of Policy Modeling, Economic Modelling, International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Socioeconomics, Papers in Regional Science, International Journal of Economics, Journal of Applies Economic Sciences), a book on European integration (edited by Il Mulino), and a forthcoming chapter in a Cambridge University Press edited volume.