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ELEONORA SANFILIPPO is Associate Professor of History of Economic Thought and Chair of the Master’s Degree Program in Economics and Entrepreneurship at the Department of Economics and Law of the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio. She currently teaches there courses in macroeconomics and history of economic thought. In 2000 she took her PhD in Economics at the University of Siena, Italy. She participated in several research projects on archival research in economics financed by the Italian Ministry of Research and by the Bank of Italy. She regularly participates to international conferences on her fields of interests and she was invited speakers inseminars abroad (e.g. at the Robinson College, Cambridge, UK; Sophia University, Tokyo and Hitotsubashi University, Tachikawa, Japan). She published her articles in international academic journals such as the Journal of the History of Economic Thought, History of Political Economy, Cambridge Journal of Economics, History of Economic Ideas, Review of Political Economy and European Journal for the History of Economic Thought. She was for several years a member of the Council of European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET), the Committee that is in charge of the attribution of the following Awards: Best Book, Best Article, Young Researcher, Gilles Dostaler and Honorary Member. She is currently a member of the Board of STOREP, the Italian Association for the History of Political Economy. Her main research interests are: Keynes’s speculation theory and investment activity; Keynes’s epistemological approach and his notion of ‘radical’ uncertainty; The notion of‘creative goods’ in Tibor Scitovsky and cultural consumption in economics; Interdependencies of consumers’ preferences in the 19th and 20th century theories of consumption; Keynesian consumption theory in the light of the modern contributions offered by behavioral economics; Period analysis in macroeconomics; Archival research on Cambridge economists.


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