Scientific Director (on leave after becoming President of INPS)
Tito Boeri was Scientific Director of the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti since its inception in 1998. He has stopped any collaboration with Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti on 28 February 2015, when he was appointed President of INPS.
Tito Boeri is currently President of the Italian Social Security administration (INPS). He is on leave from his position of professor of economics at Bocconi University, Milan (where he had been also Dean for Research for two years, until Fall 2014), and of Centennial Professor at London School of Economics. His field of research is labour economics, redistributive policies and political economics.
He is research fellow at CEPR, CEP-LSE, IZA, Netspar and Igier-Bocconi. Before becoming president of INPS, he was columnist for La Repubblica and collaborated with some foreign newspapers such as Financial Times and Le Monde. He is the founder of the economic policy watchdog website www.lavoce.info, in the editorial board of www.voxeu.org, and the Scientific Director of the Festival of Economics in Trento.
After obtaining his Ph.D. in Economics from New York University, Tito Boeri was senior economist at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) from 1987 to 1996. In this position, among other things, he coordinated all the work carried out by the OECD in the field of human resource policies in the central and eastern European economies in transition after 1990. He was also consultant to the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, The European Commission, the International Labour Office, and the Italian Governement.