Einaudi at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:
Italian economist and politician. He taught at the University of Turin 1900-1943, and edited the Review of Economic History 1936-43. An opponent of the Fascists, he fled to Switzerland in 1943. He returned in 1945 and served as governor of the Bank of Italy 1945-48. As minister of the budget (1947), he successfully curbed inflation and stabilized the currency. He was the first president (1948-55) of the Republic of Italy.