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Stefano Micossi

Current positions Director General, Assonime (since April 1999). Professor at the College of Europe (since 1991) [currently teaching the basic course on“EU Internal Market: Economic Institutions and Policies” ] Other positions and professional affiliations Chairman of CIR Group Board of Directors [CIR is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange in the blue chip market segment] Member of the Board of Directors of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels. Member of the Board of Directors of Banca Nazionale del Lavoro – BNP Paribas. Member of Current positions Director General, Assonime (since April 1999). Professor at the College of Europe (since 1991) [currently teaching the basic course on“EU Internal Market: Economic Institutions and Policies” ] Other positions and professional affiliations Chairman of CIR Group Board of Directors [CIR is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange in the blue chip market segment] Member of the Board of Directors of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels. Member of the Board of Directors of Banca Nazionale del Lavoro – BNP Paribas. Member of the Board of Directors and Executive committee of EuropeanIssuers, the European association of listed companies. Member and Coordinator of the scientific committee of Confindustria, the Confederation of Italian Industry. Former positions Director General for Industry at the European Commission (1995-1998). Director of Economic Research in Confindustria (1988-1994). Economist (1972-78), Head of Office (1980-85), Assistant Director and then Director (1987-88) in the International Division of the Bank of Italy’s Research Department. In 1978-80 was seconded by the Bank of Italy to the IMF in Washington, D.C., as assistant to the executive director for Italy. Education Laureat in Jurisprudence, University of Milan (1971). MA (1973) and M. Phil. (1974), Department of Economics, Yale University Graduate School. Publications Has published extensively in national and international economic journals on macro-economics, international economics and European economic and policy affairs. He co-edited (with Gian Luigi Tosato) a recent volume on “Europe in the XXI Century: Perspectives on the Treaty of Lisbon”, published in November 2009 by CEPS. Has published two widely read pamphlets on the financial crisis, “Keep it simple: Policy responses to the financial crisis” (with Carmine Di Noia, March 2009), and “Overcoming Too-Big-To-Fail: a regulatory framework to limit moral hazard and free riding in the financial sector” (with Jacopo Carmassi and Elisabetta Luchetti, March 2010), both published with CEPS. Writes editorial comments for il Sole 24 Ore and has occasionally published comments in the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal Europe, the Project Syndicate network, Vox-EU, La Voce.