Alessia Amighini

Alessia Amighini


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Head of Asia Programme and Senior Associate Research Fellow at ISPI. She is Professor of Economics at Università del Piemonte Orientale and at Università Cattolica of Milan. She previously worked as Associate Economist at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland). She holds a PhD in Development Economics from the University of Florence and a Master in Economics and BA in Economics from Bocconi University.
Curator and author of 'Xi's policy gambles: The bumby road ahead' (2015) (with A. Berkofski), 'China Dream: Still Coming True?' (2016) and 'The Belt and Road Initiative: A Game Changer?' (2017), all published by ISPI. Author of over 60 scientific articles published in prestigious international specialized journals, including China Economic Review, World Development, The World Economy, International Economics, China and the World Economy, European Journal of Comparative Economics, Regional Studies, Seoul Journal of Economics, Frontiers Of Economics in China, and books edited by Edgar Elgar, Harvard University Press, Oxford University Press, Palgrave, Routledge.
Scientific coordinator and author of research projects on economic and trade relations between Europe and China for the European Parliament and the Presidency of the Italian-Chinese Business Forum. Senior Expert for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Fondazione Italia Cina.
Chair and panel speaker on OBOR in the Symposium on China Studies replica watches uk organized by the Chinese Ministry of Culture and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (2016). Main author of the China Indicator of Provincial Business Attractiveness (CIBA), a project funded by the Fondazione Italia Cina (2014-2016). Author of the CASCC-Chatham House project on 'Chinese FDI in Europe' (2008-2010).