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New internship opportunities under the Venice Microfinance Initiative

In 2019, under the Venice Microfinance Initiative, supported by the European Investment Bank, four master students went to Antwerp (Belgium) to help Incofin Investment Management, a fund advisory and management company providing advisory and investment management services to impact investment funds, investing notably in microfinance institutions.

Rush to air conditioning pushed by urbanization and climate change

A new study, led by Ca' Foscari professor Enrica De Cian, has analyzed the dynamics that lead families to resort to air conditioning systems and thermal insulation for their houses. 

2026 Winter Olympics, Ca’ Foscari analyzed the economic impact

Over 1 billion euros in expenses and investments  and and about 14.000 new jobs - these are the estimated numbers for the Milan-Cortina 2026 Winter Olympics, according to a study by Regional Economics professor Jan van der Borg, Economic Policy professor Mario Volpe, Nicola Camatti, Research Fellow in Applied Economics and Andrea Albarea, postdoc researcher and quantitative methods expert.

Ca' Foscari signs agreement with Stevens Institute of Technology

The agreement will allow Ca' Foscari students to enroll in the Financial Analytics master’s program at Stevens, earning a double Master's degree in two years.