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  • Clara Mattei

    Assistant Professor in Economics

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    Clara Mattei

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    Clara Mattei is Assistant Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research. She holds a PhD jointly from the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies (SSSUP) in Pisa, Italy, and Université de Strasbourg, Ecole Doctorale Augustine Cournot in Strasbourg, France, an MA in Philosophy from Pavia, and a BA in Philosophy from Cambridge University. Her research explores a comparative view of post-World War I monetary and fiscal policies and she brings broad interdisciplinary engagements to her work in the history of economic thought and methodology.


    Degrees Held

    PhD (jointly), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies (SSSUP) and Université de Strasbourg, Ecole Doctorale Augustine Cournot in Strasbourg
    MA in Philosophy, Pavia
    BA in Philosophy, Cambridge


    Recent Publications

    Articles

    Treasury view and post-WWI British austerity: Basil Blackett, Otto Niemeyer and Ralph Hawtrey,” Cambridge Journal of Economics, Volume 42, Issue 4, 14 July 2018, Pages 1123–1144

    "Austerity and Repressive Politics: Italian Economists in the Early Years of the Fascist Government 1922-1925", European Journal of the History of Economic Thought  (EJHET), Vol. 24:5, 2017.

    "The Guardians of Capitalism. International Consensus and Fascist Technocratic Implementation of Austerity", Journal of Law and Society (JLS), Vol. 4:1, 2017

    "Hawtrey, Austerity and The 'Treasury View'", 1918-25, forthcoming on Journal of the History of Economic Thought, (JHET), 2017.

    Forthcoming

    “Early Women Economists at Columbia University Contributions in the Struggle for Labor Protection in the Lochner Era”, chapter forthcoming in Routledge Handbook of the Women's History of  Economic Thought, Kirsten K Madden and Robert K Diamond Editors, Routledge 2018.

    "A Decade After: a New Orography of Growth Patterns", LEM Working Paper, forthcoming on The Journal of Evolutionary Economics, co-authored with Francesco Lamperti.


    Research Interests

    Post-WWI monetary and fiscal policies, history of economic thought and methodology


    Awards And Honors

    Young Scholar Award of the History of Economics Society (June 2015) for the working paper presented at the annual conference: "The Guardians of Capitalism. International Consensus and Fascist Technocratic Implementation of Austerity"   Young Scholar Award off the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (May 2015) for the working paper presented at the annual conference: "Austerity and Repressive Politics: Italian Economists in the EarlyYears of the Fascist Government 1922-1925’

    Current Courses

    Independent Study

    Mentored Research

    Directed Dissertation Study

    Independent Study

    Ind Senior Project

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