Giuseppe Di Taranto is Full Professor of Economic History at LUISS “Guido Carli”, where he also teaches History of Economic Thought, History of Finance and of Financial Systems. He is member of the Board of Directors at LUISS. He is member of the Editor Board of “The Journal of European Economic History”. He is former member of the Council of the Italian National Statistical Institute and has lectured at the Italian National School of Public Administration. His research interests span from the economics of European integration to economic and financial globalisation to international economic institutions. His latest books on these topics are: L’Europa tradita. Lezioni dalla moneta unica, LUISS University Press, 2014; La globalizzazione diacronica, Giappichelli, Turin 2013.