Giacomo Corneo

Fields of research

Income Inequality and Redistribution, Value Systems and Welfare State

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Giacomo Corneo is Professor of Public Finance and Social Policy at Freie Universität Berlin. He studied economics at Universitá Bocconi in Milan, received a Ph.D. at Ministero dell'Universitá in Rome and one from the EDP at EHESS in Paris, and got Habilitation at the University of Bonn. He taught at ENPC in Paris, at the University of Bonn, and the University of Osnabrück. He served as senior advisor at Ministère de l'Economie et des Finances in Paris. He has been since 2004 managing editor of the Journal of Economics. He also serves as associate editor of the International Review of Economics. He is Research Fellow of CEPR, London, CESifo, Munich, and IZA, Bonn. He has published several works in the fields of public economics, labor economics, comparative economics, industrial organization, and growth theory. His papers appear in various periodicals, including American Economic Review, Journal of Public Economics, International Economic Review, European Economic Review. His research interests include inequality and redistribution, public finance, and the economics of values and norms.