Nicola Giocoli is associate professor of economics at the University of Pisa, where he teaches economics and law and economics. He has also taught at New York University, the University of Florence, and the Italian Naval Academy. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Florence. He has received the Marco Fanno scholarship and was also awarded the 2002 Joseph Dorfman Prize by the History of Economics Society for his Ph.D. dissertation on the history of game and decision theory.
Giocoli has published three books and several papers on economics and the history of economic thought. His volume Modeling Rational Agents: From Interwar Economics to Early Modern Game Theory, which was published by Elgar in 2003, won the Adolph Blanqui Award of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought. He has acted as referee for many scientific journals and is presently a member of the editorial board of History of Economic Ideas, where he is also book review editor, and of the Journal of Economic Methodology. He is currently a member of the executive board of the History of Economics Society and of the Italian Association for the History of Economic Thought.