The first 1947 meeting of the Mont Pelerin Society is considered the date of birth of neoliberalism. But the neoliberal thought after WWII is the result of fervent intellectual efforts in the previous decades. The paper aims at highlighting the role of Luigi Einaudi to the making of the neoliberal project, enquiring into the intellectual foundations of his thought on the institutions of international liberalism.
Keywords: Luigi Einaudi, neoliberalism, federalism, international order
Jel Code: B31; F02