Alberto Russo is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona (Italy). He obtained his Phd in Economics from the University of Pisa (Italy) in 2005. His main research interests are: Complexity and Political Economy, Agent Based Macroeconomics, Financial Fragility and Systemic Risk, Social Classes and Income/Wealth Distribution, Causes and Consequences of the Current Crisis. He published in international recognized journals like the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, etc. He also serves as referee for different international journals. He participated in various international workshops and conferences and collaborated to Italian, European, and international research projects. He is currently a member of the INET task force on agent based an stock flow consistent models led by Joseph E. Stiglitz.