He died of a heart attack during tourism, ANSA reported. The agency, citing a tweet from economist David Wessel.
Today the economics community tragically lost a prolific, influential and lively member. Alberto Alesina (1957-2020)
Paolo Gentiloni, EU Commissioner for Economic Affairs, wrote on Twitter. that Alessina’s research “enriched the economic debate.”
He was “among the few Italians who in recent years have been named a possible winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics,” recalls ANSA.