Simone D’Alessandro is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics – University of Pisa. He received the Master and PhD degrees in Economics at the University of Siena. He was visiting researcher at the Department of Environment of York University, at the Santa Fe Institute NM, US and at the International Institute for Software Technology United Nation University, Macau, and member of research groups funded by Italian Government (COFIN 2002, PRIN 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2012).
He teaches Macroeconomics and Development Economics at the undergraduate, Globalization and Economic Development and Advanced Microeconomics at the Master of Science in Economics, and Ecological Economics and Sustainability at Ph.D. in Economics of the Tuscan Universities. His contributions are published in journals, such as, among the others, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Ecological Economics, Exploration in Economic History, Journal of Cleaner Production, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, Journal of Economic Inequality, Metroeconomica, Oxford Economic Papers, besides collective volumes published by Edward Elgar, Routledge and Springer. He has been invited to present his scientific results during several seminars, both in Italy and abroad. He attended many international conferences and was member of the Program and the Organizing Committee for several international conferences and he was involved in the organization of an International Summer School funded by the Erasmus Intensive Programme (IP). He is member of the board of the Tuscany Doctoral Programme in Economics.
His main research interests involve distribution of income and wealth, development economics, ecological economics, non-linear dynamics, ecological sustainability and degrowth.