Mauro Gallegati

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Mauro Gallegati (born March 8, 1958) is an Italian New-keynesian economist, scholar of the Agent Based Econonomics [1] and professor at Marche Polytechnic University in Ancona, Italy.


After having earned his PhD in Economics in 1989 at Marche Polytechnic University with a thesis on financial fragility under the supervision of Hyman Minsky, he has held visiting positions, both as a scholar and as a professor at Washington University di St. Louis, University of Cambridge, Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University, Santa Fe Institute, Brookings Institution, University of Technology, Sydney, Kyoto University, ETH.[2]

He currently teaches advanced macroeconomics at Marche Polytechnic University, in the Faculty of Economics "Giorgio Fuà".[3] He has been the President of the ESHIA Society (Economic science with heterogeneous interacting agents).[4]

His research activity is mainly centred on complexity economics. Within this field of research he has published scientific works with Bruce Greenwald, Joseph Stiglitz, Domenico Delli Gatti.[5]

With Joseph Stiglitz, Gallegati has developed a theory of asymmetric information with heterogeneous agents and its applications.[6]

Gallegati is a member of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.[7]



  1. ^ J.Doyne Farmer and Duncan Foley, "The Economy Needs Agent-Based Modelling" (pdf,922KB), Nature, Vol. 460, August 6, 2009, 685-686.
  2. ^ Curriculum accademico sul sito dell'Università Politecnica delle Marche.
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  5. ^ Mauro Gallegati on IDEAS.
  6. ^ Mauro Gallegati and Joseph E. Stiglitz), Stochastic and deterministic fluctuations in a non-linear model with equity raytioning, «Giornale degli economisti ed annali di economia», n. 51, pp. 97–108, 1992.
  7. ^ Mauro Gallegati, INET website.