Full Professor  
Academic disciplines
Economics (SECS-P/01)
Office phone
  • U06, Floor: 3, Room: 3073
Reception hours

Only by appointment: [email protected]



Silvia Marchesi is Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics at the University of Milano Bicocca, Italy. She holds a doctoral degree from Warwick University (UK) (2001). Prior to taking up her current position, she was a lecturer at the University of Siena, a post doc researcher at the University of Florence and research associate at Warwick University. She has been visiting professor at the Financial Market Group (FMG), London School of Economics; at Goettingen and Heidelberg University; at the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR), Warwick University and at Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) in Rome. Most of her research is on international finance and development economics.


I am Professor of Economics at the University of Milano Bicocca and a Research Fellow at Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano and CefES. My research interests are in Development Economics, International Finance and Political Economy, with a particular focus on Sovereign Debt, Foreign Aid and International Organizations


  • Marchesi, S., & Masi, T. (2021). Life after default: Private and Official deals. JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MONEY AND FINANCE, 113(May) [10.1016/j.jimonfin.2020.102339]. Detail

  • Marchesi, S., & Masi, T. (2020). Sovereign rating after private and official restructuring. ECONOMICS LETTERS, 192, 1-7 [10.1016/j.econlet.2020.109178]. Detail

  • Etro, F., Marchesi, S., & Stepanova, E. (2020). Liberalizing art. Evidence on the Impressionists at the end of the Paris Salon. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, 62 [10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2020.101857]. Detail

  • Dreher, A., Langlotz, S., & Marchesi, S. (2017). INFORMATION TRANSMISSION AND OWNERSHIP CONSOLIDATION IN AID PROGRAMS. ECONOMIC INQUIRY, 55(4), 1671-1688 [10.1111/ecin.12450]. Detail

  • Marchesi, S., Sabani, L., & Dreher, A. (2011). Read my lips: the role of information transmission in multilateral reform design. JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS, 84(1), 86-98 [10.1016/j.jinteco.2010.11.008]. Detail

Research projects

Year: 2023
Call: FAQC 2023 - prima finestra
Grantors: Università degli Studi di MILANO-BICOCCA
PNRR per la Missione 4, componente 2 Investimento 1.1- Avviso 104/2022 | Sovereign and Corporate Debt in the aftermath of a major crisis: Economic and Political Implications
Year: 2022
Call: Bando PRIN 2022



  • Premio Tarantelli AIEL, 2014
  • Best paper award at the Global Finance Conference, Global Finance Conference, 2005
  • Sir Austin Robinson Memorial Prize (EJ), 1999

Scientific fellowships

  • Vice-Presidente - Center for European Studies (CefES), 2022
  • Componente del Comitato Scientifico - Debt Con6, 2022
  • Fellow - Center for European Studies (CefES), 2018
  • Componente dell'Executive Commitee - European Public Choice Society, 2016
  • Fellow - Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano, 2007

Editorial boards

  • Membro del Comitato Editoriale - JOURNAL OF CULTURAL ECONOMICS, 2022
  • Associate Editor di rivista o collana editoriale - RESEARCH IN ECONOMICS, 2016

Research and teaching assignments

  • Visiting Researcher - Didattica e Ricerca - Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris-IV), 2022
  • Visiting Researcher - Istituto Einaudi per l'economia e la finanza - Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance - EIEF, 1999
  • Visiting Researcher - Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich, 2006
  • Visiting Researcher - Archive Center of the Musee d’Orsay, 2014
  • Visiting Researcher - University of Heidelberg, Visiting Professor, September 2012 - Universität Heidelberg, 2012
  • Visiting Researcher - University of Goettingen, Center for European, Governance and Economic Development Research (CEGE), Visiting Professor, December 2009 - University of Goettingen, 2009
  • Visiting Researcher - London School of Economics, Financial Markets Group (FMG), - London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), 2004 - 2005
  • Professore a contratto - Bethlehem University, 2013 - 2015
  • Visiting Researcher - University of Warwick, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR), Visiting Research Fellow - Warwick University, 2000