Development Economics
calendar_month 28 Sep 2015, 00:00
The main components will be lectures and presentations by leading researchers and participants' presentations. Topics include1 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)Info

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 Salernoand 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

University of Verona
Address: Department of Economics, Vicolo Campofiore, 2
Postal code: 37129
City: Verona
Country: Italy
Phone: +390458028095