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About Davide Ticchi

Davide Ticchi is Professor of Economics at IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca. He obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from the University Pompeu Fabra in 2004. Davide has published papers on the political economy of constitutional choice, on the role of the military on politics, on the effects of wars on political institutions, and on the role of culture and institutions in economic growth and development. His current research interests focus on the relationship between religion and scientific and technological progress, on the coevolution of political culture and institutions, and on how to transfer real political power in ethnically fragmented weakly institutionalized societies in order to end violent conflicts.


Present Professor of Economics, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

Political Economics and Macroeconomics

Contact Information

IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca
Piazza San Ponziano, 6
55100 Lucca – Italy
Tel.:    (+39) 05834326711
Fax:     (+39) 05834326565


Articles (11)

Unpublished Papers (4)