Guido Tabellini is the Intesa Sanpaolo Chair in Political Economics at Università Bocconi.
He was Rector of Università Bocconi from 2008 to 2012, and director and president of IGIER from 1994 to 2008. He obtained his degree in Economics at the Università di Torino, and his PhD in Economics at UCLA in 1984. Before returning to Europe, he taught at Stanford University and UCLA. Tabellini is a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the Econometric Society, a foreign honorary fellow of the American Economic Association, and a joint recipient of the Yrjo Jahnsson award from the European Economic Association, where he was President in 2007. He belongs to several international research networks; in particular he is a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London, a distinguished fellow of the Center for Economic Studies in Munich, and a research fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.
Professor Tabellini has carried out research in political economics and public choice, macroeconomics, and international economics. He has written several books, and his articles have been published in all the leading international journals.