Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Professor Giorgio Fazio

Prof of Macroeconomics


Giorgio joined Newcastle University in 2013 from the University of Palermo. He has been Visiting Professor at the University of Malta, Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow, Visiting Scholar at the International Monetary Fund, and Consultant to the World Bank.

He holds a BA (Hons) from the University of Palermo, a MSc in Economics from the University of Glasgow and a PhD in Economics from the University of Strathclyde.


Giorgio’s research interests revolve around the areas of international macroeconomics and finance, regional economics, trade & geography, institutions and the accumulation of social and human capital.

His research has been published in leading journals, including Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Money, Credit & Banking, Regional Studies, Open Economies Review, International Regional Science Review, International Review of Law and Economics, and in contributions to edited volumes. 


Advanced Macroeconomics

Topics in Applied Macroeconomics