|Minister of Public Administration and Innovation|
8 May 2008 – 16 November 2011
|Prime Minister||Silvio Berlusconi|
|Preceded by||Luigi Nicolais|
|Succeeded by||Filippo Patroni Griffi|
|Member of the |
Italian Chamber of Deputies
|Assumed office |
23 April 2008
|Member of the European Parliament|
for North-East Italy
20 July 2004 – 28 April 2008
20 July 1999 – 19 July 2004
|Born||15 May 1950|
|Political party||Forza Italia|
|Italian Socialist Party|
The People of Freedom
Renato Brunetta (Venice, May 15, 1950) is an Italian economist and politician who was minister for public administration and innovation from May 2008 to November 2011 in the Berlusconi government. He is currently the head of Forza Italia's group of deputies in the Chamber of Deputies.
Son of an Hawker and the youngest of three brothers, Renato Brunetta grew up in Venice. He says that as a boy he cultivated his own initiative classical studies with excellent results, despite a social gap should seem to differentiate it from the companions of Liceo Foscarini.
He is a former member of the Italian Socialist Party, Member of the European Parliament for the North-East from 2004 to 2009 with the Forza Italia, part of the European People's Party, and vice-chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy.
- Economic adviser for three Italian Prime Ministers (Craxi, Amato, Ciampi), and a professor of Labour Economics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata.
- From 1985 to 1989, vice-chairman of the Labour and Social Affairs Committee of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (in Paris).
- From 1983 to 1987 he was Ministry of Labour official responsible for all the strategies for employment and incomes policy.
- In 1989 founded the European Association of Labour Economists, of which he is the first chairman.
- In the 1980s and 1990s worked as an economic adviser to the Bettino Craxi, Giuliano Amato, and Carlo Azeglio Ciampi governments.
- From 1999 to 2008: Member of the European Parliament.
- Founder and editor of the journal Labour - Review of labour economics and industrial relations, he also wrote for the newspapers Il Sole 24 Ore, Il Giornale, and Avanti!.
- 1988 - Saint Vincent Prize - Journalism
- 1992 - Ezio Tarantelli prize - Best work of labor economics
- 1994 - Prize Scanno - Best work of industrial relations
- 2002 - International Prize Rudolph Valentino - Economy, finance and communication
- Personal profile of Renato Brunetta in the European Parliament's database of members
- Declaration (PDF) of financial interests (in Italian)
- Cazzullo, Aldo (June 15, 2008). "Brunetta: io ministro ma vendevo gondolette". Corriere della Sera. Retrieved November 26, 2009.
- Brunetta, Renato (1996). Microeconomia del lavoro. Teorie e analisi empiriche. Venice: Marsilio Editori.
- Brunetta, Renato (1992). Disocupazione, isteresi e irreversibilità. Per una nuova interpretazione del mercato del lavoro. Milan: ETASLIBRI.
- Brunetta, Renato (1994). La fine della società dei salariati. Venice: Marsilio Editori.
- "Register of winnersi". Archived from the original on 2007-01-15.
| Italian Minister of Public Administration and Innovation
2008 – 2011
Filippo Patroni Griffi
|Italian Chamber of Deputies|
Title jointly held
| Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies
2008 – present
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