Giacomo Benedetto

Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Budget Policy, Royal Holloway University of London,

Giacomo Benedetto holds the Jean Monnet Chair in EU Budget Policy at Royal Holloway, University of London, where he directs the European Studies programme and teaches units on the politics, institutions, budgets, public policy and foreign policy of the European Union. Previously he held a lectureship at the University of Manchester and he gained a PhD on the European Parliament from the London School of Economics. He is co-editor of European Union Budget Reform (Palgrave 2012) and associate editor of the peer-reviewed European Journal of Government and Economics. He has published research on the EU budget, the European Parliament, the British Parliament, and Euroscepticism in international peer-reviewed journals. He has also provided input to the European Parliament’s Budgets Committeee and to the European Commission’s Budget Focused on Results programme. He is a co-author of a study on the Potential and Limitations of Reforming the Financing of the EU Budget prepared for the EU’s High Level Group on Own Resources.

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