Professor Parisi received his D.Jur. degree from the University
of Rome "La Sapienza", an LL.M. and a J.S.D. and an M.A. degree in
Economics from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Ph.D
in Economics from George Mason University.
Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna, Department
of Economics. From 2002 to 2006 he held a Chair in Private Law at
the University of Milan (Statale), where he was appointed
Professore Ordinario per Chiara Fama. From 1993 to 2006 he
taught at George Mason University where he served as Professor of
Law & Director of the Law and Economics Program and as an
Associate Director of the J.M. Buchanan Center for Political
Economy. Since 2007 he is a Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School.
He is the author of 10 books and approximately 250 papers in the
field of law and economics. Professor Parisi is currently serving
as Editor-in-Chief of the Review of Law and Economics and
served as Editor of the Supreme Court Economic Review from
2002 to 2008. He is a member of the board of editors of the
International Review of Law and Economics, Public
Choice, the American Journal of Comparative Law, and
he serves on the Board of Advisors of the Social Sciences
In 2019 he received the Lifetime Achievement Award by the European Association of Law and Economics. Since 2007 he served as Nominator for the Nobel Prize for Economics.