Leonardo Becchetti is full professor of Economics University of Rome Tor Vergata, Msc London School of Economics, PhD Oxford and Roma La Sapienza, Director of Master in International Cooperation and Development Economics in Tor Vergata. Author of around 450 research works (papers published in international or Italian journals and working papers).
His research topics are behavioral economics, happiness studies, corporate social responsibility, finance and development. He was ranked 63rd for number of journal pages published on scientific journals, top 0.93 percent author for last 10 year aggregate ranking and top 0.86 percent author for breadth of citations across fields in the world REPEC rankings (at March 2019). He chairs the ethical committee of Etica sgr the leading ethical investment asset management company in Italy. He is founder of Next a network of the main actors of the Italian civil society working on the field of corporate social responsibility, blogger of the main Italian newspaper (la Repubblica), editorialist of Avvenire, He has published several divulgative books on his research topics among which Wikieconomia (il Mulino), Sette passi per capire l’economia (Minimum Fax), Il denaro fa la felicità? (Laterza)