Fabrizio Zilibotti has accepted the offer to become co-editor of Econometrica, one of the top-5 economics journals. It is important for the European science community to be represented in the journal’s editorial board since most editors of the top journals are based in the United States. Zilibotti will be in office as of July 2015.
Fabrizio Zilibotti is President Elect of the European Economic Association (EEA) and will be President in 2016. He is the former chief editor (2009-14) of the Journal of the European Economic Association, a former director and managing editor (2002-06) of the Review of Economic Studies, and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Growth and of China Economic Review.