Mauro Gallegati

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Mauro Gallegati (born 8 March 1958) is an Italian New-Keynesian economist, scholar of the agent based economics [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 in St. Louis, University of Cambridge, Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University, Santa Fe Institute, Brookings Institution, University of Technology, Sydney, Kyoto University and ETH Zurich.[2]

He currently teaches advanced macroeconomics at Marche Polytechnic University, in the Faculty of Economics with 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 and 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]


  • Mauro Gallegati, Vie di fuga, Editore Ogni Uomo è Tutti Gli Uomini, 2013. ISBN 8896691729
  • Mauro Gallegati, Oltre la siepe, Chiarelettere, 2014. ISBN 8861905560


  1. ^ Farmer, J. Doyne & Foley, Duncan (August 6, 2009). "The Economy Needs Agent-Based Modelling". Nature. 460: 685-686.
  2. ^ Curriculum accademico sul sito dell'Università Politecnica delle Marche.
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  5. ^ Gallegati, Mauro on IDEAS.
  6. ^ Gallegati, Mauro & Stiglitz, Joseph E. (1992). "Stochastic and deterministic fluctuations in a non-linear model with equity rationing". Giornale degli economisti ed annali di economia. n. 51: 97–108
  7. ^ Mauro Gallegati Archived March 4, 2013, at the Wayback Machine, INET website.