Alberto Alesina

Former Chairman of the Department of Economics at Harvard

A notable Italian political economist that has served as the Chairman of the Department of Economics, Alberto Alesina is available to hire for all manner of events, conferences and functions around the world through the Champions Speakers agency. Holding a prestigious post at the one and only Harvard University, Alesina is the Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy as well as well as being a member of a variety of organisations dealing with Economics. He is a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Centre for Economic Policy Research, the Econometric Society and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Alesina is a leader in the field of political economics and has published extensively in all major academic journals in economics. As well, Alesina is the author of five books He has been a co-editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics for eight years and Associate Editor of many academic journals.

Having produced and orchestrated numerous works to an impressive standard, Alesina’s work has covered a variety of topics including political business cycles, the political economy of fiscal policy and budget deficits as well as breaching subjects such as the process of European integration, stabilisation policies in high inflation countries, the determination of the size of countries. A man of many talents that has an abundance of knowledge and expertise that he has garnered over a distinguished career as a political economist, Alesina’s areas of expertise also stretch to currency unions, the political economic determinants of redistributive policies, differences in the welfare state in the US and Europe.

Sought after and demanded around the world largely due to his spectacular reputation which has seen him held in the highest regard, at conferences and functions Alberto generally touches upon the differences in the economic system in the US and Europe, the effect of alternative electoral systems on economic policies, and the determination of the choice of different electoral systems.

Also a fabulous writer, in addition to authoring two exceptional books, Alberto Alesina is also the co-editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics for eight years and associate editor of many academic journals. He has published columns in many leading newspapers around the world. The founding contributor of the online economic policy and research journal and of, Alberto Alesina is a must for your next event.

To book Alberto Alesina as the finance speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Alberto is known to speak on the following topics:

  • Economics & Banking
  • International Politics
  • Brexit & the EU
  • Making Decisions
  • Leadership & Teamwork