29th International Input-Output Association Conference
Local Organizing Committee
Chair of Local Organizing Committee
Giorgio Garau is full professor of Economic Statistics at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Sassari. He obtained the PhD in Econometrics and Statistics at the University of Geneva in 1993 and was a Research Fellow of the Japan Foundation (May-August 1994). He is the author of over 70 publications in national and international journals and of 5 books. From 1984 he has always been interested in the applications of input-output analysis, both in international comparisons and in his applications for impact assessment. Using input-output techniques, he analyzed the effects of technical progress on productivity transfers.
Since 2005 he has dedicated himself to the reconstruction of the regional accounting systems, necessary for the implementation of the CGE models. From 2007 to 2014 he was a member of the Evaluation Unit of Public Investments of the Autonomous Region of Sardinia and he dealt with the impact assessment of labor and education policies. He also built a version of a regional CGE model useful for assessing the long-term effect of regional R & D policies. From 2017 to 2019 he work as a consultant of the Cohesion Policy Department, at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, as an expert in Economic Statistics and since november 2022 he has been an expert of the MUR PNRR Mission Unit in Monitoring and Evaluation.
Deputy Chair of Local Organizing Committee
Guido Ferrari is professor of Economic Statistics at the University of Florence (Italy). From 2010 to 2014 he served as the Chair of Statistics in Renmin University of China (RUC), Beijing, Suzhou International College. Honorary Professor of the National Academy of Economic Strategy (NAES) of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). He has been teaching Statistics, Economic Statistics, Econometrics, Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics, and National Accounts in a number of universities in Europe, Central Asia, China, Japan and Africa.
From 1982 to 1985 he was the Director of the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Trade, University of Modena (Italy). From 1992 to 1995 he served as the President of the Master Degree Course in Statistical and Actuarial Sciences and the Director of the PhD Program in Applied Statistics of the University of Florence. His research interests touch upon many fields of statistics, macro and micro economics: National Accounts, GDP estimation, Input-Output Tables and SAMs, CGE models, CPIs and inflation measurement, PPPs, Tourism economics, Production and Demand models. Author of more than 250 scientific papers published in national and international reviews, of monographs and 7 books. Member of about ten national and international scientific societies. Awarded with the “Leading Talents” prize in 2011, and 2012 by the Suzhou municipality (China). “Presidente de Honor” of the “International Network for Economic Research in Tourism and Environment” (INERTE), Spain. Co-editor-in-chief of the National Accounting Review (NAR), AIMS Press.
Members of Local Organizing Committee