Italy, Garda (VR)

Summer School in Development Economics 2015

when 15 June 2015 - 19 June 2015
duration 1 week
fee EUR 400

The main components will be lectures and presentations by leading researchers and participants' presentations. Topics include
1 Households (families, human capital and poverty) and firms,
2 Finance, property rights, labor markets/institutions, farm/firm productivity,
3 Political economy and governance,
4 Behavior and Networks.

Invited Lecturers: Dilip MOOKHERJEE (Boston University), Andrew NEWMAN (Boston University), Maurizio BUSSOLO (World Bank), Arianna LEGOVINI (World Bank), Rocco MACCHIAVELLO (University of Warwick), Ian COXHEAD (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Giacomo DE GIORGI (Barcelona GSE and UAB)


Course leader

The Departments of Economics of the Universities of Trento and Verona,
and The Interdepartmental Centre for Research in Labour Economics and Economic Policy of University of Salerno
and The Italian Development Economist Association (IDEAS)

Target group

PhD students, post-docs and junior and senior faculty members

Course aim

Provide young researchers with a detailed overview of the main methods used in empirical and theoretical research in development economics.
Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss and present their own research projects with leading researchers in a relaxed and open atmosphere.

Fee info

EUR 400: graduate students and post-docs
EUR 500: faculty members