SUMMER SCHOOL 2006
FINANCE, INSTITUTIONS AND HISTORY
VENICE, 4 - 9 SEPTEMBER
Finance and the Real Economy
Graduate students are invited to apply for the Sixth Summer School to be held in Venice, 4-9 September 2006, on the topic Finance and the Real Economy.
The Summer seminar consists of a week-long intensive international
workshop held by internationally renowned experts and provides a forum
for discussion of key issues and work in progress in financial history.
The following key speakers have been invited to the 2006 edition:
Juan Flores (Universidad Carlos III, Madrid), Roberto Frenkel (Universidad de Buenos Aires), Jayati Ghosh (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi), Joost Jonker (Universiteit Utrecht), Ronald C. Michie (University of Durham), Matthias Morys (Oxford University), Hans-Joachim Voth (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona).
Aim and Contents
The 2006 Summer Seminar is an intensive course which is designed to
document and discuss how financial strategies affecteconomic growth and
the role of finance in directing economic activities. Lecturers will
present significant case studies from a wide range of historical and
geographical backgrounds discussing examples of successful interplay as
well as episodes of ineffective allocation of financial resources.
will be held by international scholars. Main topics will be analysed in
greater detail and discussed in the group. Student participants will
have the opportunity to present and discuss their own research in
Pre-session materials and reading suggestions will be made available to
those enrolled in the program. All sessions will be conducted in
English and proficiency in spoken and written English is expected.
The Department of Economics of the University of Venice
“Ca’ Foscari” will host this year event in its facilities located in
Cannaregio, 873 S. Giobbe.
Getting to the department.
Student and lecturers will reside at Residenza junghans.
Application and Selection
The Summer Seminar is open to 15 graduate students with a strong background in economics and history.
To be admitted, applicants are required to either send or e-mail the following documentation:
- application form (download file rtf)
- curriculum vitae
- one letter of recommendation
Deadline: 16 June 2006
Early applications are encouraged.
registration fee is € 400. The fee includes participation in the
course, full accommodation (single or double room) and meals during
weekdays. Travel expenses have to be covered by the participants. Two
scholarships covering the registration fee of € 400 will be awarded to
two outstanding candidates. Priority will be given to students coming
from distant and/or disadvantaged countries.
is organised by the Department of Economics of the Università di
Venezia "Ca' Foscari", by the Department of Economics of the Università
di Trento, by the Faculty of Economics in Forlì of the Università di
Bologna and by the Université de Genève, the European Association for
Mauro Carboni, Youssef Cassis, Giorgio Fodor, Luciano Pezzolo, Giuseppe Tattara.