Newcastle University Business School

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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, an MSc in Economics from the University of Glasgow and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Strathclyde.


Giorgio’s research interests revolve around international macroeconomics, international finance, international trade, regional economics and economic geography, micro and macroeconomic interactions, institutions and the accumulation of civic and human capital.

On the above topics, he has published papers in leading international journals, such as Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Money, Credit & Banking, Regional Studies, Journal of Regional Science, Open Economies Review, International Regional Science Review, Growth and Change, International Review of Law and Economics, and in international edited books. 

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