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Annamaria Simonazzi is Professor of Economics at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, where she is the director of the Master in Economics and local coordinator of the European Phd in Socio-Economic and Statistical Studies. She presides the Scientific Committee of the Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini, a research institute carrying out research activities, technical assistance, and capacity building in the fields of labour, economics, development and culture in Europe. She is co-director of the journal Economia & Lavoro and member of the editorial board of the web magazine www.inGenere.it.

Her research interests range from macroeconomics, to social policy, gender and labour economics. Recent publications include: Economic relations between Germany and Southern Europe, The Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2013 (co-authored); Change in care regimes and female migration. The ‘care drain’ in the Mediterranean, Journal of European Social Policy, 2006 (co-authored); Italy: Continuity and Change in Welfare State Retrenchment in D. Vaughan-Whitehead (Ed.), The European Social Model in Crisis – Is Europe losing its Soul?, Edward Elgar 2015.

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A Fiscal Union. Is it likely? Would it be enough?

Paper Conference paper | | Oct 2017

The current crisis is the culmination of a process of integration that has profoundly changed the structure of each member state, their inter-relations and their power relations. One of its side effects was the rediscovery of the terms ‘centre’ and ‘periphery’ to analyse the economic situations of the European countries.

Social investment for inclusive growth: a Southern European perspective

Paper Conference paper | | Apr 2015

Inequality has emerged as a major economic issue: sharp increases in the share of income going to those at the very top of the income distribution, a rising share of income going to profits, stagnant real wages, and a fall in median family income have raised concern over the sustainability of our economies and societies.

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From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time

Event Conference #INET2017 | Oct 21–23, 2017

INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.