Marco Casari is Professor of Political Economy at the Department of Economics of the University of Bologna. He earned a Ph.D. California Institute of Technology and held positions at Ohio State University, the Autonoma University in Barcelona, and Purdue University. 

His research is about the foundations of cooperation in societies from both an institutional and a behavioral perspectives. His recent projects employ laboratory experiments to study cooperation in global climate change, the emergence of money as a medium of exchange, the regional divides in terms of civicness, and cooperation in continuous time.

Publications have appeared, among others, in Econometrica, the American Economic Review, PNAS, the Economic Journal, Games and Economic Behavior, Experimental Economics, Journal of Economic History. Casari has received a Starting Grant from the European Research Council and financial support from the Russel Sage Foundation, the European Commission, the Italian Government, and other public and private institutions.

What's new:

The ERC grant has been successfully completed.

Short video on the study of the Italian North-South divide (3min)

New experimental study in continuous time in Econometrica

Prof. Marco Casari


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