Professor Giancarlo Corsetti elected to the British Academy

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Fellow of Clare College and Professor of Macroeconomics, has been made a Fellow of the prestigious British Academy. He is among 86 academics, eight of whom are from the University of Cambridge, whose outstanding work in the humanities and social sciences are being recognised this year.


Giancarlo is an expert in economic policy and international economics. His work focuses on currency, financial and debt crises, European monetary union and open economy macroeconomics.


The Academy, whose current President is Clare Honorary Fellow, Professor Sir David Cannadine (1969), is an indepedent fellowship of over 1,400 scholars, a funding body which supports new research worldwide, and a forum for debate and engagement.


Also elected to a Fellowship was Professor Polly O'Hanlon (1972), Professor in Indian History and Culture at Oxford University, who was Senior Tutor at Clare between 2000 and 2005. Polly's research centres on the social and intellectual history of India.