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Vera Negri

Adjunct professor

Department of Statistical Sciences "Paolo Fortunati"

Curriculum vitae


Degree in history and philosophy at the Catholic University of Milan, 1966, cum laude

Ph.D. in economic history at the University of Oxford (G.B.), 1976

Professor of Economic History at the University of Bologna.

Previous teaching positions: Trieste (1975-79), Florence (1979-87), Bologna (1987-90), Cassino (1990-93).

Visiting professor of European Economic History at the Bologna Centre of the Johns Hopkins University 1973 to the present.

Co-founder and co-editor (1997-2001) of the European Review of Economic History.

In the advisory board of the leading Italian publishing house Il Mulino.

Degree honoris causa from the University of Umeå (Sweden) in October 2001.

Secretary general of the Italian Economic History Society (1989-1993), member of the Italian National Research Council (1994-1999), member of GEV 13 of ANVUR (2011-13); trustee of the Bologna branch of the Bank of Italy (1996-2000, 2011-2012), Degree ad honorem from Umea University (Sweden) in 2001.

Vicepresident of the Emilia-Romagna Regional Government (2000-2002); member of the Institute of the Italian Encyclopedia Treccani (2006-2011). president of the Association of friends of Hospice Seragnoli; vice president of the NGO Cefa.

Publications include more than 140 essays, 12 volumes and 14 edited volumes, mostly in Italian, but a few in English and some in Spanish. They cover the economic history of Italy 1860 to present in the context of European and World economic history of the last two centuries, with special reference to reconstruction of national income estimates, regional disequilibria, income distribution and wages, state intervention, business history, evolution of the cooperative movement, European integration.