Riccardo Rovelli is a Professor of Economics at the Università di Bologna, where he teaches Economics of the European Union.

His research interests include:
Economics and Political economy of the EU,
Economics and Political economy of the transition,
Determinants of macroeconomic divergence in the EU,
Monetary and fiscal policy rules and institutions,
Labor market institutions and macro outcomes.

His current research explores the theoretical and empirical links between the convergence failures in the EU and in the euro area and the institutional features of the EU and the member countries.

He has published articles in the European Economic Review, European Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of Macroeconomics, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, and in the IZA World of Labor.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2004.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 7627
revised version published in: Journal of Macroeconomics, 2015, 43, 21-37
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5836
revised version published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2013, 30, 112-137
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4224
substantially revised version published as 'Did Support for Economic and Political Reforms Increase During the Post-Communist Transition, and If So, Why?' in: The Economics of Transition, 2013, 21 (2), 193-240.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3502
published in: Journal of Common Market Studies, 2010, 48 (3), 661-685
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3161
substantially revised and rewritten version available as IZA DP No. 3502