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Carlo Scognamiglio

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Preceded by  Giovanni Spadolini
Profession  Economist
Succeeded by  Nicola Mancino
Nationality  Italian
Education  Bocconi University
Preceded by  Beniamino Andreatta
Role  Italian Politician
Prime Minister  Massimo D'Alema
Name  Carlo Scognamiglio

Born  27 November 1944 (age 78) Varese, Italy (1944-11-27)
Political party  Italian Liberal Party, Union of the Centre, Democratic Union for the Republic, The Liberals

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Carlo Scognamiglio Pasini (born 27 November 1944) is an Italian economist and politician. He is a university professor in applied economics and was chancellor of the Luiss University of Rome (1984–1992). He was President of the Italian Senate from 1994 to 1996 and Minister of Defense from 1998 to 2000.


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Life and career

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In 1992 he became Senator for the Italian Liberal Party (PLI), and was appointed as chairman of the Committee for European Affairs of the Senate.

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Re-elected in 1994, during the XII Legislature, Scognamiglio was elected as President of Senate.

In 1998 he joined the project of former President Francesco Cossiga, the Democratic Union for the Republic, and was Minister of Defense from 21 October 1998 to 22 December 1999, covering the NATO's intervention in Kosovo (March–June 1999). As Defense Minister he promoted the repeal of the draft, the transformation of the Italian armed forces on professional bases, the opening of military service to women, and the rise of the Corp of Carabinieri as a forth branch of Italian armed forces.

Presently he is full professor of applied economics, lifetime trustee of the Aspen Institute and President of the Italian Liberal Party (2004).

He is member of the Italy-USA Foundation.

Carlo Scognamiglio Pasini was awarded the prestigious prize for Economics of the Académie française in 1988.

As sportsman, he was world champion of sailing (International Ocean Races - One Ton Cup 1976).


He is the author of over 80 publications in English and Italian, among which:

  • L'Arte della Ricchezza. Cesare Beccaria economista. Mondadori, Milano 2014
  • Keynes and the New Millennium Crisis, Treves Editore, Roma 2009.
  • Adam Smith. Adam Smith visto da Carlo Scognamiglio Pasini, Luiss University Press, Roma 2007 and 20092.
  • Economia industriale. Economia dei mercati imperfetti, Luiss University Press, Roma 2006.
  • Adam Smith XXI secolo, Luiss University Press, Roma 2005.
  • La guerra del Kosovo, Rizzoli, Milano 2002.
  • La democrazia in Italia, Rizzoli, Milano 1996.
  • Teoria e politica della finanza industriale, il Mulino, Bologna 1987.
  • Crisi e risanamento dell'industria italiana, Giuffrè, Milano 1979.
  • Mercato dei capitali, borse valori e finanziamento delle imprese industriali, Franco Angeli Edizioni, Milano 1974.
  • The Economics of the Stock Market", Giuffrè, Milano 1972.
  • References

    Carlo Scognamiglio Wikipedia