Italy, Prato

Summer School in Development Economics 2016

when 20 June 2016 - 23 June 2016
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 500

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), Michael CARTER (University of Davis, CA), Gaurav DATT (Monash University), Maurizio BUSSOLO (World Bank), Rocco MACCHIAVELLO (University of Warwick), Sonja BALHOTRA(University of Essex), Sujata VISARIA (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology), Martina BJORKMAN (Stockholm University), Claudio FERRAZ (PUC- Rio de Janeiro), Furio ROSATI (UCW), Andy NEWMAN (Boston University)


Course leader

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

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 500: graduate students and post-docs
EUR 600: faculty members