Giacomo Vaciago is an economist
Giacomo Vaciago (Piacenza, May 13, 1942) is an Italian economist and politician, former mayor of Piacenza.
In 1964 he graduated in Economics at the Catholic University of Milan and in 1968 he obtained a Master of Philosophy in Economics at Oxford University.
Between 1970 and 1989, is the first lecturer and later professor of Economics at the University of Ancona, serving for several years as director of the Institute of Economics.
Later become professor of economic policy and director of the Institute of Economics and Finance at the Catholic University of Milan.
From 1987 to 1989 he was economic advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury, in the years between 1992 and 1993 became adviser to the President of the Council, while from January 2003 to March 2005 became scientific adviser to the Ministry of Heritage and Culture.
From 1983 to 1991 he was president of Citinvest. From 1985 to 1989 he was director of the Project on Economics of CNR. In 1985 he was a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve in Washington. In 1992 he was a visiting fellow at Christ Church, Oxford.
Between 1994 and 1998 the mayor of Piacenza at the head of a center-left coalition. In 1998 he decided not to run again. Subsequently, he was a city councilor, always in the center-left.
Since 1983 collaborates with the newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore.