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Giovanni Cozzi

Giovanni Cozzi BA (Hons), MSc, PhD

Giovanni Cozzi

Giovanni Cozzi
BA (Hons), MSc, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Department of International Business and Economics

Business School

Dr Giovanni Cozzi joined the University of Greenwich in August 2015. Dr Cozzi has worked both in academic and policy environments. Previous positions include: Senior Economist at the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), Belgium; Research Fellow at the Centre for Development Policy and Research (CDPR) at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London, UK; Teaching Fellow in Economics at SOAS; and Junior Lecturer at Kingston University Business School, UK.

Dr Cozzi holds a PhD in Economics from SOAS, University of London (awarded in 2011). In his role as Senior Economist at FEPS he set-up and coordinated several international policy-based research projects with universities and international renowned research centers, such as the Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) at Columbia University. Further, he facilitated and fostered the dialogue between academics, EU and national policy makers and civil society organisations. At CDPR, Dr Cozzi conducted research and policy analysis for the EU FP7 funded project AUGUR, Challenges for Europe in the world, 2030.

Dr Cozzi actively collaborates with his research to international research and policy projects organized by FEPS, CDPR and other international institutions (see research page for more information).

His teaching interests include international economics, political economy, political economy of development, and history of economic thinking.

Dr Cozzi's main research interest is in International Political Economy with particular reference to Europe. He has conducted research work within academic and policy environments on monetary, fiscal and labour market policies and their impact on growth and employment in Europe.

His research assesses the properties and implications of different economic scenarios for Europe and the global economy. He has conducted research on investment-led strategies for sustainable and gender equitable growth and the creation of quality jobs. In this context, he has conducted research on the role of development banks in promoting investment and innovation in Europe and the centrality of investment in social infrastructure as the basis of a viable and gender-aware policy alternative for Europe.

Funded research projects

Dr Cozzi's recent research collaborations include:

  • FEPS, ECLM (Economic Council for the Labour Movement - Denmark), CDPR project on 'Progressive Economic Policies for Europe'
  • FEPS, Foundation Jean Jaurès – France, Leeds University Business School, Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK – Germany) project on 'Finance and Inequality'
  • FEPS, ECLM, SOAS, TASC – Ireland, and The Open University project on 'Beyond Austerity, towards employment: a gender-aware framework'- EU FP7 AUGUR Project, Challenges for Europe in the world, 2030
  • Save the Children, Child Development Index 2012: Progress, Challenges and Inequality

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