Maurizio Pugno is Full Professor of Economics at the University of Cassino, Italy. He studied at Cambridge, UK (M.Phil.) and Birkbeck, London. He taught at the University of Trento, Italy, and at the International PhD School of S. Anna, Pisa, Italy.

His research interests are in:                     Economics of Happiness                      Economics of Human Capital and Capability                                     Economics and Psychology                    Social Economics                       Economics of Growth, Structural Change,  and Cycle                                History of Economic Ideas.