Silvia Giannini is an economist who trained at the University of Bologna (degree in Political Science in 1976) and the University of Cambridge.
She has been full Professor of Financial Science at the University of Bologna since 1993 and is the author of numerous Italian and international publications on the subject of taxation.
She is a member of various research groups and working commissions with the Ministry of the Economy and Finance. She is a member of the scientific committee of UniCredit & Universities Knight of Labour Ugo Foscolo Foundation which awards scholarships and other grants for research excellence in the economics field. She is also a member of the non-profit organisation ‘Il Mulino’.
Previously she was temporary Professor at the University of Cagliari and Professor of Financial Science at the Faculty of Law of the Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome.