Franco Molinari


Via Inama, 5 - 38122 Trento
tel. 0461 282112
franco.molinari[at]unitn [dot] it
Carriera accademica ed attività didattica
Franco Molinari accomplished undergraduate studies at Bologna University where he received an MA degree in Mathematics in 1971.
From 1973 to 1975 he was Lecturer of Science at Asmara University. From 1976 to 1980 he enjoyed a fellowship for mathematical research from the Italian Ministry of Education.
In 1981 he became Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Faculty of Economics of Trento University (northern Italy).
In 1987 he became Associate Professor of Mathematical Social Sciences at the Faculty of Sociology in the same University. Since 1990 Franco Molinari is full professor of Financial Mathematics at the Faculty of Economics of Trento University.
Attività di ricerca
The Scientific research work of Franco Molinari dealt with five main topic:
1) some operational research problems, in particular discrete and continuous models for optimal machine substitutuion in a production system.
2) stochastic dominance, choice among random projects and related topics.
3) non linear utility theory, in particular SSB utility theory a la Peter Fishburn and the non additive probabilities approach involving choquet integrals.
4) decision-making problems in a fuzzy setting.
5) discrete time securities market models and measures of risk in financial markets.