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Edoardo Beretta

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Biography

The Director of examinations of the Faculty of Economics, a member of the Scientific Directorate and Program Manager of the Lugano part of the Master in Economia e Politiche Internazionali (MEPIN), a member of the Scientific Board of the Bachelor in Economics and Lecturer of the course "Macroeconomia internazionale" as well as previously Adjunct Professor at Franklin University Switzerland (FUS) in Lugano-Sorengo, Dr. sc. ec. Dr. rer. pol. Edoardo Beretta's research focus lies on international macroeconomics. In this specific regard he has analyzed selected aspects like the German external/war debt problem in historical perspective, the debate on the international monetary order as well as past and current reform proposals of the international payments system and exchange-rate regimes. He also holds two PhDs in Economics - the first one (Dr. sc. ec.) from USI while the second one (Dr. rer. pol.) from the Universität Duisburg-Essen (Germany). The German nation and its economic literature represent a significant source of inspiration to overcome the recent global crisis and also lead his research work. Recently, he has focused his attention on the Euro Area as conceived today as well as on contemporaneous decisions in terms of economic policies like restrictions on payments in cash. He has also participated (as a speaker and a guest) in several scientific conferences and/or seminars organized by the following institutions (in alphabetical order):

- Banco de Portugal;

- Bank for International Settlements;

- Deutsche Bundesbank;

- Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW);

- Deutsch-Italienisches Zentrum für Europäische Exzellenz „Villa Vigoni“;

- EMEA - The Cash Cycle Seminar (ICCOS);

- European Central Bank;

- Freie Universität Berlin;

- Istituto di studi economici e per l’occupazione (I.S.E.O.);

- Technische Universität Dresden;

- Università della Svizzera italiana (USI);

- Universidade de Lisboa;

- Universität Duisburg-Essen;

- Universität Liechtenstein;

- Universität Münster;

- Universität Trier;

- Universität Zürich;

- Université de Bourgogne;

- Université de Lausanne;

- Université de Picardie Jules Verne.

He is also bilingual (Italian-German), has passed the German State Exam for Translators obtaining the title of "Staatlich geprüfter Übersetzer" and has been awarded the renowned Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS) conferred by Goethe-Institut and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität zu München (Germany).