1 GUSTAVOPIGA UniversitàdegliStudidiRomaTorVergata DipartimentodiEconomiaeTerritorio ViaColumbia RomeItaly CurrentPositions FullProfessorofEconomics UniversityofRomeTorVergata FacultyofEconomics TeachesMicroandMacroeconomics 2009 ProcurementAdvisor,OECDSigma ForAlbania,MacedoniaandCroatia HeadDirector Ph.D.inMoneyandFinance UniversityofRomeTorVergata HeadDirector MasterinProcurementManagement UniversityofRomeTorVergata WinneroftheMinistryoftheEconomyAwardforbest MasterproposalforProcurementProfessionalism 2004 Member of the Master in European Economics and InternationalFinance,bothattheUniversityofRome Tor Vergata. Creator and coordinator of the first 2 year post B.A. program all in English, the M. Sc. in EuropeanEconomyandBusinessLawattheUniversity ofrometorvergata ManagingEditor RivistadiPoliticaEconomica,thescientificjournalof theitalianassociationofentrepreneurs,confindustria Associate Editor, Applied Economics and Journal of PublicProcurement 2002 MemberoftheScientificCommitteeof EUROMTSLtd.andFondazioneLuigiEinaudi 2009 MemberoftheCommitteeofProcurement Evaluation LazioRegion,HealthProcurement
2 2009 MemberoftheTenderEvaluationCommittee CNIPA,ItalianAuthorityforITinthePublic Administration,tenderfor ingwithCitizens Degrees 2.96 DoctorofPhilosophy,Ph.D. ColumbiaUniversity,NewYork "ThreeEssaysonPublicDebtManagement" Defense Committee: Prof. Roberto Perotti, Prof. Edmund Phelps, Prof. Robert Mundell, Prof. John Donaldson,Prof.GlennHubbard 2.92 MasterofPhilosophyinEconomics ColumbiaUniversity,NewYork 5.91 MasterofArtsinEconomics ColumbiaUniversity,NewYork 7.87 "Laurea"inEconomics Summacumlaude UniversityofRome"LaSapienza",Rome 6.82 BaccalauréatC MathematiquesetSciencesPhysiques LycéeChateaubriand,Rome ProfessionalExperience incooperationand inpublicprocurement 2008 ProcurementConsultant For:ItalianAuthorityofProcurementforGoods, WorksandServices TrainingandCurriculumDevelopmentSpecialist ProjectImplementationandCapacityDevelopment HiredbyFineuropLtd. Project awarded by Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU) Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation Division (IMED) Ministry of Planning GovernmentofthePeople srepublicofbangladesh. WorldBankfundedproject 2007 The Italian Participation to the World Bankfinanced tenders,coordinatorandcoauthorwithlucabandiera of a report published by the Italian Ministry of the Economy,theItalianMinistryofForeignTradeandthe Italian Foreign Trade Institute, after working at World Bankheadquartersduringtheyear.Individualsselected
3 throughcompetitionbyaninternalboardoftheitalian OfficeattheWorldBank EconomicexpertofSECIT,ItalianMinistryofEconomy andfinanceinrelationtoprocurementpolicies Expert,OECD Theoretical Framework for the Review of the Impact ofeprocurementintermsoftransparencyand Accountability ContractorforInternationalAssistancein ProcurementinLithuania,Malta,Hungaryand Bulgaria(whereheworkswiththePublicProcurement Authoritytoestablishaneprocurementnational Plan) CoOrganizer,withKhiV.Thai,2 nd International PublicProcurementConference Practices,InnovationandKnowledgeSharing UniversityofRomeTorVergata,September ChairmanoftheBoard, ConsipS.p.A,theItalianNationalProcurement Agencyowned100%bytheItalianMinistryofthe Economy. Launched and chaired initially the European Union Learning Lab on Procurement, an expert group of 35 ProcurementAgenciesfrom26EUcountriesthat meetsregularlytodiscussstrategicconcernsin procurementpractices 2005 Member PanelSessionon InnovationandPublicProcurement. Review of Issues at Stake, project commissioned by theeuropeancommission,dgenterprise 2004 Member Expert Group on Increasing the Impact of Public Procurement on Private Investment in R+D and Innovation:ConcretePolicyOptions EuropeanCommission,DGResearch 4.01 AdvisortotheTurkishTreasury UndertheInternationalMonetaryFundsponsoring Advisedontheoptimalstructureofpublic Governmentissuesafterthebankingcrisis.
4 AdvisortotheTurkishTreasury UndertheInternationalMonetaryFundsponsoring Constructed the first Turkish government 3year FloatingRateNoteandadvisedonthepossiblelaunch of a new primary dealer system for the Turkish secondarymarketingovernmentsecurities. ConsultantfortheMinistryoftheTreasury ResearchUnitfortheEvaluationofEconomicPolicies WritesandeditsoneofthechaptersoftheDPEF,the 4yeardocumentpresentingtheItalianEconomicand BudgetaryPlan VisitingScholarInternationalMonetaryFund ResearchDepartment,WashingtonD.C. ForaprojectonDebtManagementinEasternEurope ConsultantfortheMinistryoftheTreasury Worked in the "Research Unit for the Evaluation of Economic Policies" directed by Vittorio Grilli, Alberto Alesina and Francesco Giavazzi, evaluating the fiscal impact of bills proposed to the Parliament and draftingthemediumtermfiscalplanfor Books 2008 MemberoftheCouncilofExperts,anadvisingbodyto thetreasuryministeronissuesrelatedtopublicdebt management. Created the calendar of medium and longterm lira issues, participated in several projects ranging from the reform of the procedure of reimbursement of the withholding tax on Italian government securities to nonresidents, to the issue of the new 30year bond. Participated in the road shows for "Global" issues of the Republic of Italy, travelingthroughoutasia. Revisiting Keynes: Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren, coeditor with Lorenzo Pecchi, MIT Press. AbookonKeynes predictionsregardinglaborsupply andincomein2030withtheparticipationof leading economistslike,amongothers,garybecker, Edmund Phelps,RobertSolowandJosephStiglitz The outsourcing of business and IT processes. Its impact on firms and for Italy, with Corrado Cerruti andriccardopacini,ed.ilsole24oremanagement.
5 2006 CoEditorof HandbookofProcurement withnicola DimitriandGiancarloSpagnolo CambridgeUniversityPress 2006 CoEditor, Economics of Public Procurement, with KhiV.Thai,PalgraveMacmillanPublisher CoEditor, Capital Accumulation, Productivity and Growth MonitoringItaly2005,withMarco Malgarini,PalgraveMacmillanPublisher CoEditor of Rules for the Market (Italian), with MarioBaldassarriandGiampaoloGalli PublishedbyilSole24Ore,Milan 2001 DerivativesinPublicDebtManagement. PublishedbytheCouncilonForeignRelationsandby theinternationalsecuritiesmarketassociation Editorof ManagingPublicDebtIndexLinkedBonds intheoryandpractice,withmarcellodececcoand Lorenzo Pecchi, Edward Elgar Publisher, Cheltenham Glos. Publications 2010 Pressioni Politiche e instabilità economica: il ruolo deicontrattinominali,conlorenzopecchi,inscritti inonoredimanlioresta,acuradigianandrea Bernagozzi,CEDAM Epluribusunum?Unavalutazionedell esperienza ConsipS.p.A.,inL Industria,ilMulino,AprilJune,n The Italian Participation to the World Bankfinanced tenders,coordinatorandcoauthorwithlucabandiera of a report published by the Italian Ministry of the Economy,theItalianMinistryofForeignTradeandthe Italian Foreign Trade Institute, after working at World Bankheadquartersduringtheyear EuroDebtPrimaryMarketReport withmichelebagella,andreacoppolaand RiccardoPacini,aUnicreditTorVergatapublication 2007 TransparencyintheEuropeanBondMarket, Transition Studies Review n. 45, with Paolo Paesani, 2006 Introduction with Nicola Dimitri and Giancarlo Spagnolo; The Variety of Procurement Practice:
6 2006 Evidence from Public Procurement with Laura Carpineti and Matteo Zanza, Fostering Participation with Gianluigi Albano, Nicola Dimitri and Isabelle Perrigne, When Should Procurement be Centralized with Nicola Dimitri and Federico Dini. All chapters in Handbook of Procurement, edited by Nicola Dimitri, Gustavo Piga and Giancarlo Spagnolo, Cambridge UniversityPress. Benchmarking European Public Procurement Practices: PurchasingofFixLineTelephoneServicesandPaperfor Printers withlauracarpinetiand Matteo Zanza, in Advancing Public Procurement: Practices, Innovation andknowledgesharingpracademicpress Why do Transparent Public Procurement and CorruptionGoHandinHand? withraffaellacoppier, in Economics of Public Procurement, a book edited by Gustavo Piga and Khi V. Thai, PalgraveMacmillan Publisher On the Sources of the Inflation Bias and Output Variability, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, vol.52,september Euro Public Debt Management, with Stefano Scalera,inMonetaryPolicyandMonetaryInstitutions, edited by Giorgio Di Giorgio and Fabio Neri, LUISS UniversityPress,forthcoming ParallelMonies,ParallelDebt:LessonsfromtheEMU andoptionsfortheneweumembers withgiorgio Basevi and Lorenzo Pecchi, in Monetary Union in Europe: Historical Perspectives and Prospects for the Future, edited by Peter Birch, Djøf Publishing, Copenhagen An Exploratory Analysis of Public Procurement PracticesinEurope withmatteozanza,inchallenges in Public Procurement: an International Perspective, edited by Kvi Thai et al., PrAcademics Press, Fort Lauderdale The Term Structure of Interest Rates and the Government schoiceofdebtmaturity:anote,with GiorgioValente,FinanceLetters,April.
7 2001 Do Governments Use Financial Derivatives Appropriately? InternationalFinance,Vol.4,n.2,Summer Public Debt Management, Challenges and Prospects in the EMU with Alessandro Missale, in Fiscal Policy Imbalances, the Monetary Transmission Mechanism and Prudential Supervision: Issues Facing Europe s CentralBankers,CEPR,London. EMUandPublicDebtManagement:OneMoney,One Debt?, with Carlo Favero and Alessandro Missale, PolicyReportn.3,CEPR. Public Debt Management in EMU, LUISS, OCSM working paper. Paper prepared for the European Commission after meeting with all EMU debt managersandseveralemumarketmakers.european Commission financed project n. II/97/009 Monetary Policy in Stage III: Implications of Different Debt StructuresAcrossMemberStates withcarlofavero, AlessandroMissaleandHaraldUhlig. "The Politics of IndexLinked Bonds", with Lorenzo Pecchi, Economics and Politics, July 1999, 11:2, "Dependent and Accountable: Evidence from the Modern Theory of Central Banking", Journal of Economic Surveys, Special Issue in Political Economy, December2000,563596andinIssuesinNewPolitical Economy,ed.byStuartSayer,BlackwellPublisher. Forward to the Swedish Guidelines on Public Debt Management,RivistaItalianadegliEconomisti,1999, n.1, "In Search of an Independent Province for the Treasuries: How Should Public Debt be Managed?", JournalofEconomicsandBusiness,1998;50: "Who'sAfraidofIndexLinkedBonds?",withLorenzo Pecchi, in Managing Public Debt: IndexLinked Bonds in Theory and in Practice, edited by Marcello De Cecco,LorenzoPecchiandGustavoPiga,Cheltenham Glos:EdwardElgar.
8 "Indexation, Inflation and Central Bank Independence",withLorenzoPecchi,DiscussionPaper Seriesn ,ColumbiaUniversity,submittedfor publication under the title Political Pressures and PriceInstability:TheRoleofNominalContracts "DebtManagementinItalyinthe'90's" CentroEuropaRicerche(CER)reportn.2, "Budget Rules versus Budget Flexibility: a Political EquilibriumApproach,"EconomicNotes,n Spring "Distributive Equity and Economic Efficiency: Trade off and Synergy" with Mario Baldassarri, in Equity, Efficiency and Growth, edited by Mario Baldassarri, Luigi Paganetto and E.S. Phelps published by MacmillanPressLtd./St.Martin'sPress,1996. "DoesDebtManagementMatter?AMarketOriented ResponsefromtheItalianCase",withLorenzoPecchi, EconomicandFinancialReview. "Understanding the High Interest Rates on Italian GovernmentSecurities,"withAlbertoGiovannini. Published in Bond Markets, Treasury and Debt Management The Italian Case, ed. by V. Conti, R. HamauiandH.M.Scobie,London:ChatmanandHall. "AnAttempttoModela'TobinModigliani'Approach to Savings," with M. Baldassarri, P. De Santis and G. Moscarini. Published in World Saving, Prosperity and Growth, ed. by M. Baldassarri, L. Paganetto and E.S. Phelps,MacMillanPress "Asymmetric Information and the Credit Crisis to LDC's",RivistadiPoliticaEconomica. CurrentResearchSubmittedfor Publication Cartelization, wage policies and the Great Depression initaly:searchingforevidenceofalink",withclaire GiordanoandGiovanniTrovato. Watering the Garden of Government Securities: MeasuringtheBunchingEffectinEuroSovereignBond Markets,withAndreaCoppolaandAndreaGirardi.
9 Do Clean Hands Ensure Healthy Growth: Theory and PracticeoftheBattleAgainstCorruption withraffaella CoppierandMauroCostantini Corruption, growth and ethnolinguistic fractionalization: a theoretical model with Roy CerquetiandRaffaellaCoppier. ResearchandConferences 2010 Unctad Geneva, Switzerland With Paolo Paesani Government debt servicing and macroeconomic risk in emerging economies: lessons learned and recommendations 2006 CoOrganizer,withKhiV.Thai,2ndInternational PublicProcurementConference Practices,InnovationandKnowledgeSharing UniversityofRomeTorVergata 2004 Organizer,InternationalConference ManagingtheFuturethroughPensionSchemes UniversityofRomeTorVergataandMinistryof theeconomyandfinance 1999 Presented Government Securities Markets: the Impact on EMU with Alessandro Missale at the CEPR/EuropeanSummerInstitute1999Conference FiscalPolicyImbalances,theMonetaryTransmission MechanismandPrudentialSupervision:IssuesFacing Europe scentralbankers,lisbon,17/189/ OntheSourcesoftheInflationaryBias,presented at the 1998 meetings of the European Economic Association,Berlin Participatingintheproject"PublicDebtManagement and Fiscal Adjustment in Economies in Transition", withthesupportoftheeuropeancommission'sphare ACEProgramme "What Can Eastern European DebtManagers Learn from the Italian Experience?", presented at the conference "Attracting Foreign Investment to the Government Securities Markets of Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union", organized by the U.S. Treasury Department, Budapest,February1996.
10 1.92 "Earnings and Human Capital in a Deterministic Life CycleModel:aTobinModiglianiApproachtoaSpring SavingBehavior,"withM.Baldassarri,P.DeSantisand G. Moscarini. Accepted for the 1991 meeting of the AmericanEconomicAssociation. Fellowshipsand Awards 1998 CNRNATOfellowship Ranked1st Visited,whilememberoftheCouncilofExpertsatthe ItalianMinistryoftheTreasury,fortwoweeksFrench economic institutions under a competitive award sponsoredbythefrenchforeignaffairsministry. PresidentFellow GraduateSchoolofArtsandSciences ColumbiaUniversity,NewYork ZuckermanFellow SchoolofInternationalandPublicAffairs ColumbiaUniversity,NewYork 1988 GiambattistaMarchesiniFellow CassadiRisparmiodiRoma Referee Refereed for the American Economic Review, Economic Notes, Economica, Economic Journal, the EuropeanEconomicReview,InternationalFinance,the International Journal of Finance and Economics, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Rivista Italiana deglieconomistiandtherivistadipoliticaeconomica. OtherProfessionaland ScientificActivity 2007 ScientificCoordinator Italian Competitiveness and the Role of Business ProcessOutsourcing An AccentureUniversity Tor Vergata research that leadtoapublicationinitalian(seebooks) Member of the Organizing Committee, Doctorate in Money,BankingandFinance,UniversityofRomeTor Vergata ResearchFellow Enteperglistudimonetari,bancariefinanziari"Luigi Einaudi",BankofItaly
11 FullProfessorofEconomics UniversityofMacerata FacultyofEconomics TeachesMicroeconomicsandMacroeconomics AssociateProfessorofEconomics UniversityofMacerata FacultyofPoliticalSciences TeachesMicroeconomics Professor,LUISSUniversity Teachesashortcoursein TheMacroeconomics of BudgetDeficits forundergraduatestudents AssistantEditor RivistadiPoliticaEconomica,thescientificjournalof the Italian Association of Entrepreneurs, Confindustria InternationalEconomicsAdjunctFellow CouncilonForeignRelations,CFR,NewYork Author of the book Derivatives in Public Debt Management publishedbycfrandbyinternational SecuritiesMarketAssociation AdjunctAssociateProfessorofMonetaryEconomics UniversityLUISS,Rome AdjunctAssociateProfessorofMonetaryEconomics MasterinEconomicsandInstitutions UniversityofTorVergata,Rome TenuredAssistantProfessorofEconomics UniversityofRome"LaSapienza" Adjunct Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance,ColumbiaUniversity NontenuredAssistantProfessorofEconomics UniversityofRome"LaSapienza" AssistantProfessorofMonetaryEconomics UniversityLUISS,Rome OtherActivities MemberoftheScientificCommitteeItalianAcademy for Advanced Studies, Columbia University in New York,NY,
12 MemberoftheEditorialBoardoftheRivistaItaliana degli Economisti from 1996 to 1997 and of the Working Papers of the Dipartimento di Economia Pubblicafrom1995to1997. Wrote for the weekly economic section of the newspaper"larepubblica"ondebtmanagementand Monetary Policy. He writes for Sole24ore, Il Foglio andriformistaoneconomicpolicyissues,particularly procurementandmonetarypolicy.heisalsoscientific Editor of Formiche, a bimonthly economic publication. In 2002, Member of the Scientific Committee of the project ThelinkbetweentheRegionsofMarcheand Umbria. A research on Road SS77", a Price Waterhouse and Cooper s consultancy for the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio delle Province di Macerata. ConsultedregularlywithhedgefundsregardingItalian politicalandcreditrisk. Visitor for one week at the Small Business Administration in Washington DC, February 2007,on behalf of the Italian Association of Entrepreneurs, Confindustria,toreportonthemissionofSBA. Language FluentinEnglishandFrench,mothertongueItalian. DateandPlaceofBirth 18February1964inBolzano,Italy. CivilStatus Married with Patricia K. Thomas, with one son, Niccolò Stephen and two daughters, Caterina Gwen andchiaraalessandra. OtherInformation In1988servedintheItalianArmy,asaCorporal. CurrentAddress ViaAlbertoCaroncini ,Rome,Italy Tel.39/06/ or39/329/ Uff.39/06/ Fax39/06/ WebSite:http://www.gustavopiga.it