Emiliano Brancaccio (Naples, Italy, 1971) is a research fellow in Political economy and lecturer in Foundations of Political Economy and Labour Economics at the Faculty of Economic Sciences and Business Studies of Sannio University in Benevento.
His main research interests are in the fields of comparative theories of growth and distribution, monetary theory and policy, european economic policies. He has published several academic articles, including publications in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Review of Political Economy, International Journal of Political Economy, European Journal of Economic and Social Systems, Rivista di Politica Economica, Studi Economici, Il Pensiero economico italiano. He is co-editor of The global economic crisis. New perspectives on the critique of economic theory and policy (Routledge, London 2011; with G. Fontana). He has also published in books edited by Palgrave Macmillan, Feltrinelli, Il Saggiatore, among others.
In 2002 he wrote the bill proposed by ATTAC for a levy on currency transactions modelled on the Tobin tax. Between 2006 and 2009 was a member of the Board of Directors of Banca Toscana, MPS group. He is also the author of articles published in various magazines and newspapers, including Il Sole 24 Ore. In 2010 he was one of the promoters of the Letter from the economists.