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SPRING SCHOOL IN ECONOMICS

14th-15th April 2010

Aula Saraceno, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, San Giobbe - Canareggio 873, 30121 Venice

“THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL CHALLENGES IN ECONOMICS"
 
The Spring School in Economics is addressed mainly to students who have recently obtained their "laurea magistrale" or are in the process of obtaining it, who are interested in doing research in the areas of economics and organization and consider potential enrolment in a PhD program. In particular, the School will address the question of how to do research in Economics and why this is an exciting area both in the theoretical and empirical arena. The School will bring together speakers at the frontier of research in such domains with teachers and researchers of the PhD programs in Economics of both the Padova Ph.D. School in Economics and Management (SDEM) and the Scuola Superiore di Economia (SSE).
To facilitate their participation, 10 applicants from outside the Ca' Foscari University of Venice & the University of  Padova will be offered accommodation (hotel) and lunches by the organisers. Applicants will be selected on the ground of their curriculum - see below for full application instructions.

Program
14th April, 2010
10.00 Welcome
10-00-12.00 Consumption and Saving
Guglielmo Weber, University of Padova

12.30- 13.30  Lunch

14.00-15.45 Financial Economics
Loriana  Pelizzon, Ca’ Foscari University of  Venice 

15th of April, 2010

10.30- 12.00 Bounded Rationality and Welfare
Marco Mariotti, University of St. Andrews 

12.30 -13.30  Lunch

14.00- 16.00 Homophily and Segregation in Social Networks
Sergio Currarini, Ca’ Foscari University of  Venice

16.15-16.45 The SHARE Project
Agar Brugiavini, Ca’ Foscari University of  Venice 

17.00 Aperitif

19.30 SPRING SCHOOLS SOCIAL DINNER

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Admission to the Spring School will be granted on the basis of successful applications for a maximum of 40 students per School. Separate applications are required for either school. Simultaneous applications to more than one school are possible. Applicants will be selected on the ground of their curriculum.

10 applicants, per school from outside the Ca' Foscari University of Venice and the University of Padova will be offered accommodation (hotel) and lunches by the SSE. Applicants will be selected on the ground of their curriculum - see link below for application instructions.

TIMELINES:
The deadline to apply is: 29th of March 2010
Confirmation of acceptance to participate will be comunicated by 5th of April 2010:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please compile the application form (downloadable in pdf) relative to each school, send this documentation signed with your C.V. via email or fax to the spring school secretariat. Email: sse@unive.it or via fax to +39 041 234 9176 by the 29th of March 2010.

FURTHER INFORMATION:
Accomodation options: please find a pdf file whereby some local accomodation options are offered. Hotel List

LOCAL INFORMATION:

For more information regarding the Spring Schools please contact the Spring School secretariat (sse@unive.it); tel.: +39-041-2349265.