D'Onofrio, Federico

Room: ZG2O1.81 (main building, staircase VI)
Office hours: by appointment

Telephone: +43 1 4277 – 41370
Email: federico.donofrio@univie.ac.at


Curriculum Vitae

Since September 2021 Assistant Professor in agricultural history (fast tenure‐track), ERC Starting Grant "DataRev"

Since February 2024 Associate Professor


Education and Experience

  • 01/07/2008 – 30/06/2012 Ph.D., Thesis’ title: Knowing to Transform: three ways for agricultural economiststo observe Italy 1900‐1940; Faculty of Law, Economics and Business, Utrecht Universiteit, The Netherlands. Date of defence: 28.02.2013Supervisors: Prof. Mary Morgan, Prof. Janneke Plantinga, co‐supervisor: Prof. Harro Maas
  • 01/09/2007 – 30.06.2008 M.Sc. in Economics, CORIPE, Piemonte, Italy, 9.2007‐6.2008, with scholarship of CORIPE.
  • 01/10/2001 – 15/07/2008 Diploma (20/20), Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa; from 2001 to 2006 studies were fully funded by a competitive scholarship of the Scuola Normale Superiore.
  • 01/10/2004 – 30/05/2007 Laurea magistrale in Philosophy (110/110 cum laude), Università di Pisa.

    Research Interests

    • Agrargeschichte
    • Geschichte der Quantifikation

    Networks and Activities

    • Researcher at the Institut d’Histoire Economique Paul Bairoch at Université de Genève
    • member of the Narrative Science network
    • collaborator of the French ANR project TOFLIT18


    • D’Onofrio, F. (2021), “Pubblica felicità, storia e Provvidenza: l’Economia Civile di Genovesi
      nel contesto dell’Assolutismo Illuminato”, Il pensiero economico italiano, 29‐1, pp. 27.45..
    • Allisson, F., D’Onofrio, F. (corresponding author), Raskov, D., Shirokorad L. (2020), “Marxism
      before Marxism: Nikolaj Sieber and the birth of Russian social‐democracy”, European Journal
      of the History of Economic Thought, 27‐4, pp. 298‐323.
    • D’Onofrio, F. and Serra, G. (2020), “Hidden agencies: Economists and authoritarian regimes
      in the 20th century”, Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, 38(B), pp. 3‐16.
    • D’Onofrio,  F.  and  Serra,  G.  (2019),  “Arthur  Lewis  and  the  Classical  Foundations  of
      ‘Development’: Economic History and Institutional Change”, Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, 37A, pp. 157‐164.
    • D’Onofrio, F. (2018) “La nazione meglio polita: buon governo e costituzione economica della
      Cina alla scuola di Genovesi” Società e Storia, 161, pp. 471‐497.