Andrea Boltho

Educated in Italy and at the Universities of London (LSE), Paris and Oxford. From 1966 to 1977 at the OECD’s Department of Economics and Statistics where he was, inter alia, Head of the Growth Studies Division and Editor of the Economic Outlook. For one year (1973-74), Japan Foundation Fellow at the Research Institute of the Economic Planning Agency in Tokyo. From 1977 to 2007, Fellow and Tutor at Magdalen College, University of Oxford, where he specialized in international and applied macroeconomic issues. Since 2008 Emeritus Fellow. At various stages, consultant to the World Bank, the OECD and member of the Academic Council of the IFO Institute, Munich, as well as Visiting Professor at the Collège d’Europe, Bruges; at the International University of Japan; at the Bologna Center of the Johns Hopkins University; at INSEAD, and at the Universities of Venice, Torino, Paris, Siena and Rome Tor Vergata. At present Member of the Board of Finmeccanica and Director of Oxford Economics. Has lectured on world and European economic developments to various private sector organizations and corporations, including ABB, ABN Amro, Anglo American, Arthur Andersen, FIAT, Ericsson, Generali, IBM, KPMG, Pirelli, Siemens, Stora Enso, etc. His publications include: Foreign Trade Criteria in Socialist Economies, Cambridge 1971; Japan – An Economic Survey, Oxford 1975; The European Economy: Growth and Crisis, Oxford 1982; an edited volume comparing the Italian and Japanese economies, Palgrave, 2001; as well as numerous academic articles.