Affiliation: Department of Economics and Finance (DEF) - University of Tor Vergata
Address: via Columbia n. 2, 00133 Roma
Telephone: +39 06 7259 5730 - Fax: +39 06 2020 500
Web page: www.economia.uniroma2.it/vecchi
Research Interests: Theory, measurement and history of welfare; Italy's long-run economic history; theory and measurement of living standards, inequality and poverty indices.
GIOVANNI VECCHI is Professor of Economics at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. He specializes in the theory, measurement and history of welfare, as well as in economic history. His scholarly articles have appeared in a number of international, peer-reviewed journals. He is a consultant to the World Bank on issues related to poverty and inequality measurement.