Stefano Zamagni

Stefano Zamagni is a Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna. He is also an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins SAIS Europe. He has published studies on the history of economic thought, economic epistemology, the relation between ethics and economics, the economics of cooperation and the third sector, and civil economics, a paradigm of Italian inspiration which places the common good at the center, overcoming the libertarian individualism of mainstream economics.

It Is Time to Move on From Friedman’s View of the Corporation

The anti-CSR position defended by Friedman would be acceptable only under conditions that have never been met by any real-world economy. Furthermore,...

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More than Economics, Ideology Determines US Voters’ Preferences for Redistribution

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Stakeholder Motivations for “Private Sanctions” Against Russia

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The Wicked Problem Embodied by The Twitter Files

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Study Shows Universal Bank Trades Are Informed by Private Commercial Borrower Information

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Industrial Policy Is a Seductive Mirage

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Antitrust Deregulation is Undermining Innovation

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The Real Danger of the Twitter Files

The Editor-in-chief of the Italian news publication Domani shares his concerns about what's been left out of the controversial Twitter Files conversation...