Dr. Alberto Mingardi is director general of Istituto Bruno Leoni, Italy's free-market think tank. He is also an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Pavia.
He has authored or edited several books. His most recent is L’intelligenza del denaro: Perché il mercato ha ragione anche quando ha torto (Marsilio, 2013).
He frequently contributes to newspapers such as La Stampa (Turin) and the Sunday supplement of Il Sole 24 Ore (Milan), as well as the EconLog blog. His commentaries have appeared in the major Italian dailies, and his opinion pieces have also been published by the The Wall Street Journal Europe.