He is Professor of Economics at the Department of Environmental Science and Policy of the University of Milan. Over the years he has been teaching Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Welfare Economics, and History of Economic Thought in various undergraduate courses, master’s programs, and PhD programs at the Universities of Milan, Paris-Ouest, York, and at the Université Catholique de Louvain. He was a component of the Senate of the University of Milan from July 1, 2012, to September 30, 2015. He directed the Department of Economics, Business, and Statistics of the University of Milan from November 1, 2010, to May 20, 2012, and the newly-founded Department of Economics, Management, and Quantitative Methods from May 21, 2012, to December 31, 2015. His research activity has chiefly concerned the following fields: general equilibrium and disequilibrium theory, game theory, general dynamical systems theory and economic applications, rational choice theory, uncertainty and information theory, methodology of economics and the social sciences, history of economic thought (modern and contemporary).
- Donzelli, F., “Solving a Longstanding Conundrum: The Uneasy Coexistence of Alternative Equilibrium Conceptions in Walras’s Theoretical System”, DEMM Working Paper n. 9, 2016.
- Donzelli, F. “La teoria dell’equilibrio economico generale: Walras, Pareto e i neo-walrasiani”, DEMM Working Paper n. 16, 2015.
- Donzelli, F. “Hicks on Walrasian Equilibrium in the 1930s and Beyond”, History of Economic Ideas, 20(2): 65-112, 2012.
- Donzelli, F., “Negishi on Edgeworth on Jevons’s Law of Indifference, Walras’s Equilibrium, and the Role of Large Numbers”, Cahiers d’Economie Politique – Papers in Political Economy, 63(2): 109-154, 2012.
- Donzelli, F., “Edgeworth on Competition: A Reply to Antoine Rebeyrol”, Cahiers d’Economie Politique – Papers in Political Economy, 63(2): 163-169, 2012.