Stefano Fassina (born 17 April 1966) is an Italian economist and politician, member of the Chamber of Deputies and former member of the Italian Democratic Party.
Born in Rome, a former university leader of the Left Youth Organization in 1996, after his graduation in Economics Fassina became consultant for the minister of Finance in the Prodi government. From 2002 to 2005 he worked at the International Monetary Fund.
On November 2009, Fassina started his political career as coordinator on economic issues for the Democratic Party. He was elected member of the Chamber of Deputies in 2012. On 2 May 2013, Fassina became vice-minister for Economics and Finance in the Enrico Letta government, but he was dismissed on 4 January 2014, in disagreement with the new Democratic Party leader Matteo Renzi's political line.
In May 2015 he refused to support Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's proposal for a new electoral law. On 23 June 2015 he announced his decision to leave the Democratic Party, saying Renzi was "taking the party too far to the right". He joined the Chamber of Deputies' Mixed Group.
He has proposed a "controlled disintegration of the eurozone".
Governare il mercato Le culture economiche del Partito democratico, 2013
IL LAVORO PRIMA DI TUTTO, 2014
Lavoro e libertà, 2014