Thursday, November 8, 2012

Meeting our faculty: Prof. Jacobellis

Each year SAIS Bologna students vote to award an excellence in teaching prize to an outstanding professor. The award has been given six times. Fabrizio Jacobellis has won it twice (most recently last year) and tied for the prize once.

A graduate of SAIS who attended SAIS Bologna, Prof. Jacobellis is the latest professor to be profiled in our Journal.

What course are you teaching?
Corporate Finance

Your degrees?
Fabrizio Jacobellis
MA Economics (Bocconi University, Milan),
MA International Relations and International Economics (SAIS, BC and DC)
ABD Economics (Oxford University)

Where have you taught?
Oxford University
ENI Corporate University
SAIS Bologna

How long have you been teaching at SAIS Bologna?
Since 2007

A link to a recent publication by you?
An article in Manager Italia's magazine on the possible exit of Greece from the euro zone. I will also be publishing an article on the same subject in the next issue of SAIS Bologna's "Rivista" magazine.

Anything special about SAIS Bologna?
The people: students, faculty and administrative staff who make the whole place unique and the experience unforgettable.

Anything special about Bologna?
It's ability to constantly surprise you even if you believe you know it inside out.

Your favorite book?
"Globalization and Its Discontents", by Joseph Stiglitz

Spending time with my daughter, family and friends

A quote?
"Fatti non foste a viver come bruti, ma per seguir virtute e canoscenza" - Dante
Translation: "You were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge."

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