Sergio Ricossa, Italian economist, Died at 88


Sergio Ricossa was born on June 6, 1927, and died on March 2, 2016.

He was an Italian economist.

Ricossa graduated in Economics at the Turin University, in 1949.

During 1961, Ricossa was nominated associate professor of economic policy and financial discipline in the same university, becoming ordinary professor in 1963.

A proponent of an economic liberalism without compromises, Ricossa’s studies mainly focused on the theory of value.

Sergio Ricossa collaborated with several magazines and with the newspapers Il Giornale and La Stampa, where his provocative articles often raised criticism and polemics.

Sergio Ricossa also wrote several books, including a Dictionary of Economics and the essay La fine dell’economia (“The End of the Economy”), a
comprehensive rebuttal of Karl Marx’s theories and Keynesian economics.

He was a Vice President of the Mont Pelerin Society, a member of the Accademia dei Lincei, and the honorary president of the Bruno Leoni Institute.

Sergio Ricossa passed away at 88 yrs old.