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Marco Casari

Full Professor

Department of Economics

Academic discipline: SECS-P/02 Economic Policy

Director of First Cycle Degree in Economics, Politics and Social Sciences

Curriculum vitae

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University of Bologna                                Email: marco. casari AT
Department of Economics                         Tel. ++39 051 209 2635
Piazza Scaravilli, 2                                     Fax ++39 051 209 8493
40126 Bologna, Italy



· Ph. D. in Social Sciences-Economics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, US, June 2002.

· M. Sc. in Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, US, June 1998.

· B.A. with honors, (Laurea D.E.S.), Universitá Commerciale Bocconi, Milano, Italy, June 1996.


· Universitá di Bologna, Department of Economics, Bologna
Full Professor, January 2011 - Present

· Universitá di Bologna, School of Political Science “Ruffilli”, Forlì, and Department of Economics, Bologna
Associate Professor, October 2006 - December 2010

· Purdue University, Krannert School of Management, USA
Assistant Professor of Economics, August 2004 – September 2006

· Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona , Center for the Study of Organizations and Decisions in Economics, Spain
Marie Curie Researcher, September 2002 – August 2004

· Ohio State University, Department of Economics, USA
Post-doctoral scholar, September 2001- June 2002


· Solar geoengineering may lead to excessive cooling and high strategic uncertainty (with A. Lou Abatayo, V.Bosetti, R.Ghidoni, and M.Tavoni), Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 2020, 117, 24, 13393-13398.

· Group size in social-ecological systems (con C.Tagliapietra), Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 2018, 115, 11, 2728-2733.

· Time Horizon and Cooperation in Continuous Time, (with M. Bigoni, A. Skrzypacz, and G. Spagnolo), Econometrica. 2015, 83, 587-616

· Money and Trust among Strangers, (with G. Camera and M. Bigoni), Proceedings of the National Academy of Science , 2013, 110, 37, 14889-14893.

· Cooperation among strangers under the shadow of the future, (with G. Camera) American Economic Review , 2009, 99, 3, 979–1005.

· Selection bias, demographic effects and ability effects in common value auctions experiments, (with J.Ham and J.Kagel) American Economic Review , 2007, 97, 4, 1278-1304.



Governing Climate Geoengineering: side transfers are not enough (with A. Lou Abatayo, V.Bosetti, R.Ghidoni, and M.Tavoni), Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2023, 10, 5, 1149 – 1177.

Civicness drain, (with A.Ichino, M.Michaeli, G. Marandola, M. De Paola, V.Scoppa), Economic Journal, 2023, 133, 649, 323–354.
Media: Vox

• What do economists teach about climate change? An analysis of introductory economics textbooks, (with H.Charmetant and M.Arvaniti), Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2024, forthcoming.

• Climate Clubs in the Laboratory (with A. Tavoni and J.E. Cuevas), Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2024, minor revisions.



• The Importance of Being Even: Restitution and Cooperation (with. M.Bigoni, A. Salvanti, A.Skrzypacz, and G.Spagnolo)

• From Open to Closed Societies:Inequality, Migration, and Women Rights (with M.Lisciandra, A. Saral).

• How to discipline financial markets: reputation is not enough (with M. Bigoni and G.Camera), R&R.