Prof. Michele Fratianni

Michele Fratianni

Emeritus Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
Kelley School of Business
Indiana University (USA)

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Education: B.A. at Ohio State University; M.A. in Economics at Ohio State University; Ph.D. in Economics at Ohio State University.

Research interests: Macroeconomics; Monetary economics; International finance; Public choice; Business and finance; Economic integration of Europe.

Present positions: Promoting member, MoFiR ● Founder and Managing Editor, Open Economies Review●Co-editor, Global Finance series ● Review Board: The International Trade Journal; Political Economy of Global Interdependence ● Memberships: American Economics Association; International Trade and Finance Association (Director).

Awards and acknowledgments: AMOCO Faculty Fellow, 1993-1998 ● Fulbright Senior Research Fellow, 1985-1986 ● St. Vincent Prize in Economics 1992.

Web resources on Professor Fratianni: Fratianni's bio for 2006 retirement ( ● Michele Fratianni at IDEAS/RePEc (


(2008) Michele Fratianni, Francesco Marchionne. Heterogeneity in trade costs, Economics Bulletin, 2008, Vol 6, n. 48: 1-14 (preprint:

(2001) Michele Fratianni and Franco Spinelli, Fiscal dominance and money growth in Italy: The long record, Explorations in Economic History (preprint:

(1988) Michele Fratianni, The European Monetary System: How well has it worked?The Cato Journal (

(1984) Paul De Grauve, Michele Fratianni, The political economy of international lending, The Cato Journal (

(1984) Michele Fratianni, Franco Spinelli. Italy in the Gold Standard Period, 1861-1914. In Michael D. Bordo, Anna J. Schwartz (eds.) A Retrospective on the Classical Gold Standard, 1821-1931 (p. 405-454). University of Chicago Press (

Working papers and drafts:

(2009) Pietro Alessandrini, Michele Fratianni. International monies, special drawing rights, and supernational money (

(2008) Michele Fratianni, Chang Hoon Oh. Expanding RTAs, trade flows, and the multinational enterprise (

(2008) Pietro Alessandrini, Michele Fratianni. Resurrecting Keynes to stabilize the International monetary system. MoFiR Working Paper (

(2008) Alessandra del Boca, Michele Fratianni, Franco Spinelli, Carmine Trecroci. Wage bargaining coordination and the Phillips curve in Italy (

(2008) Alessandra del Boca, Michele Fratianni, Franco Spinelli, Carmine Trecroci. The Phillips curve and the Italian Lira, 1861-1998 (

(2007) Michele Fratianni. The gravity equation in international trade (

(2007) Michele Fratianni. Karl Brunner il monetarista (

(2007) Michele Fratianni, Chang Hoon Oh. On the relationship between expansion and openness (

(2006) Michele Fratianni, Franco Spinelli, Italian city-states and financial evolution (

(2005) Michele Fratianni, Franco Spinelli, Did Genoa and Venice kick a financial revolution in the Quattrocento? (

(2004) Michele Fratianni, Heejoon Kang, Borders and international terrorism (

(2004) Michele Fratianni, Government debt, reputation and creditors' protections: The tale of San Giorgio (

(2002) Michele Fratianni, Andreas Hauskrecht, A centralized monetary union for Mercosur: Lessons from EMU, Conference on "Euro and Dollarization" Fordham University and CEPR (

(2001) Michele Fratianni, Franco Spinelli, Italian deflation in the gold-exchange standard (

(2001) Michele Fratianni, John Pattison, International lender of last resort: A concept in search of a meaning (

(2000) Michele Fratianni, Jürgen von Hagen, The Konstanz seminar on monetary theory and policy at Thirty (

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