Spring School in Economics 2009



15th-16th April, 2009

Multimedia Library, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Zattere-Dorsoduro 1392, 30123- Venice

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 international speakers at the frontier of research in such domains with teachers and researchers of the PhD program in Economics of the Scuola Superiore di Economia (SSE).


15th of April, 2009

10:00 Welcome

10.15 – 12.00 Fernando Vega Redondo, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
“Modeling social networks in actions: some examples” 

12.30-13.30 Lunch

14.15 – 16.00  Marco Li Calzi, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
“Money, lies and economics”

16th of April, 2009

10.30 – 12.00   Agar Brugiavini, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
“Empirical Investigation of the Life Cycle Model”

12.30-13.30 Lunch

14.00-16.00   Pedro Mira, CEMFI, Spain
“Structural dynamic discrete choice models in
empirical microeconomics”

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 30 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 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 2009; EXTENDED TO 3rd of April 2009 Confirmation of acceptance to participate will be comunicated by 5th of April 2009:

HOW TO APPLY: Please compile the application form (pdf downloadable) and send this together 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, 2009.- EXTENDED TO 3rd of April 2009