Giuseppe Bertola is Professor of Political Economy at the Università di Torino, having been a full-time professor at the European University Institute (1997-2003), and Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of the International Finance Section at Princeton University. He is a Comanaging Editor of Economic Policy and Condirettore of Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia. His research focuses on labour market and other institutions from an international comparative perspective, and particularly on their distributional impact and interaction with the European process of economic and monetary unification. His micro- and macroeconomic work also analyses exchange rates and money-market institutional arrangements and empirical phenomena, interactions between growth and distribution, households’ durable consumption and borrowing, and educational systems. He has published in the Review of Economic Studies, American Economic Review, European Economic Review, and many other academic journals. He is the author of chapters in "Handbook of Labor Economics" and "Handbook of Income Distribution" (North-Holland), and co-author of advanced textbooks published by il Mulino, Oxford University Press, and Princeton University Press. He earned his PhD at MIT in 1988.