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VERA Academy: the call is online!
VERA Academy: the call is online!

The VERA Centre is pleased to announce the publication of the 8th VERA Academy call for 10 internship grants € 1,843.31 each (gross salary), for a four-month training period to be held by June 2023 in the VERA Research Center of the Department of Economics.

Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2022: Bernanke, Diamond and Dybvig
Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2022: Bernanke, Diamond and Dybvig

The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2022 was awarded to Ben Bernanke (Brookings Institution di Washington), Douglas Diamond (Chicago University), and Philip Dybvig (Washington University in St. Louis), “for research on banks and financial crises”.

China and the U.S.: a new balance in the global financial system
China and the U.S.: a new balance in the global financial system

A joint research project that involves Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Goethe University Frankfurt, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Stockholm University is analysing the changing role of the U.S. in the global financial system.

Children of non-self-sufficient parents let down by public welfare system
Children of non-self-sufficient parents let down by public welfare system

Research conducted by economists at Ca' Foscari University of Venice and at Université Paris Dauphine indicates that the efforts that caregivers invest in assisting a parent may be related to an increased likelihood of experiencing depressive symptoms.

Welcome message from Michele Bernasconi, Director of the Department

“With our courses, which offer very high employability to our graduates, we are trying to respond to new global challenges by training experts in Big Data, AI and green finance.
The Department is an international environment in which people meet and study together, to develop cutting-edge research”

Michele Bernasconi,
Director of the Department of Economics

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The research activities at the Department of Economics are based on a solid tradition in economic studies dating back to the origin of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, which was founded in 1868 as the first Royal School of Commerce in Italy.  

The Department focuses on a wide range of research areas, such as Behavioural and experimental economics; Econometrics, data science and quantitative methods; Economic geography, regional science and tourism economics; Economic theory; Empirical economics and policy evaluation: labour, health, ageing and development; Environmental, resource and climate economics; Finance and Macroeconomics; Human geography and Sociology; Law; Mathematics and Statistics for Economics, Finance and Law; Public economics and political economy.

The variety of the research areas of the Department allows for the development of innovative research paths, based on an interdisciplinary approach.

Research projects
WaterLANDS - Water based solutions for carbon storage, people and wilderness

Researcher: Carlo Giupponi;
Length: 01/10/2021 - 30/09/2026

TranspArEEnS - mainstreaming Transparent Assessment of Energy efficiency in Environmental social governance ratingS

Researcher: Monica Billio;
Length: 01/06/2021 - 31/12/2023

ALTER ECO PLUS - Underpinning mainstreaming processes of the Carrying Capacity Limit calculation tool to improve tourism policies and strategies in MED territories

Researcher: Nicola Camatti;
Length: 01/06/2021 - 30/06/2022

EPOC - Economic Policy in Complex Environments

Researcher: Paolo Pellizzari;
Length: 01/03/2021 - 28/02/2025

SHARE-COVID19 - Non-intended health, economic and social effects of the COVID-19 epidemic control decisions: Lessons from SHARE

Researcher: Agar Brugiavini;
Length: 01/11/2020 - 30/10/2023

Publications

Djordjilovic Vera; Chiogna Monica
Searching for a source of difference in graphical models
in JOURNAL OF MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS, 2022
DOI 10.1016/j.jmva.2022.104973

Di Corato, Luca; Zormpas, Dimitrios
Investment in farming under uncertainty and decoupled support: a real options approach
in EUROPEAN REVIEW OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, 2022
DOI 10.1093/erae/jbac002

Fattoruso, Gerarda; Barbati, Maria; Ishizaka, Alessio; Squillante, Massimo
A hybrid AHPSort II and multi-objective portfolio selection method to support quality control in the automotive industry
in JOURNAL OF THE OPERATIONAL RESEARCH SOCIETY, 2022
DOI 10.1080/01605682.2022.2033140

Bastianello, Lorenzo; Heleno Faro, José
Choquet expected discounted utility
in ECONOMIC THEORY, 2022
DOI 10.1007/s00199-022-01438-0

Macchioni Giaquinto, Annarita; Jones, Andrew; Rice, Nigel; Zantomio, Francesca
Labour supply and informal care responses to health shocks within couples
in HEALTH ECONOMICS, 2022
DOI 10.1002/hec.4604