Giuseppe Fontana is professor of monetary economics at the University of Leeds, an associate professor at the University of Sannio, and an associate member of the Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. He is a member of the coordinating team / executive board and work-package leader of the €8 million EU Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) research project FESSUD. At the 2015 ASSA meetings in Boston he was elected president of the Association for Social Economics.
Fontana is an expert of the endogenous money theory and the New Consensus macroeconomics theory, and of monetary and fiscal policies. He has authored or coauthored more than 30 book chapters and over 50 international journal papers, including publications in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Ecological Economics, Environment and Planning A, Feminist Economics, the International Review of Applied Economics, the Journal of Economic Psychology, the Journal of Economic Issues, the Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Metroeconomica, Review of Political Economy, Review of Social Economy, and the Scottish Journal of Political Economy. His books include Money, Time, and Uncertainty (Routledge, 2010); Macroeconomic Theory and Macroeconomic Pedagogy (coeditor, with M. Setterfield; Palgrave Macmillan, 2010); and The Global Economic Crisis: New Perspectives on the Critique of Economic Theory and Policy (coeditor, with E. Brancaccio; Routledge, 2011.