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2022 summer closing dates and variations in opening times
2022 summer closing dates and variations in opening times

The seats of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and of the Treviso Campus will be closed from 15 August to 21 August 2022, and will reopen on Monday 22 August.

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.

The European TranspArEEnS project enters phase 3
The European TranspArEEnS project enters phase 3

TranspArEEns is a 30-month EU-funded project that aims to develop a qualitative-quantitative framework for the standardised collection and analysis of EE (energy efficiency) and ESG (Environmental Social Governance) information of small and medium-sized enterprises and deliver a standardised EE-ESG rating in accordance with the recommendations and benchmarks provided at European level by the EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG). 

IMEF: the call is online! Deadline for application September 10th, 2022
IMEF: the call is online! Deadline for application September 10th, 2022

Become a specialist in the business units of banking, financial and consulting institutions around the world! The new edition of the International Master in Economics and Finance is an opportunity to become part of our international community. The master provides various scholarships and is job oriented with 100% job placement. For further details, please contact now  imef@unive.it

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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Research areas

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

Harstad, Bård; Lancia, Francesco; Russo, Alessia
Prices vs. Quantities for Self-enforcing Agreements
in JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT, 2022
DOI 10.1016/j.jeem.2021.102595

Roncoroni, Alan; Battiston, Stefano; D’Errico, Marco; Hałaj, Grzegorz; Kok, Christoffer
Interconnected banks and systemically important exposures
in JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC DYNAMICS & CONTROL, 2021
DOI 10.1016/j.jedc.2021.104266

Jagannathan, Ravi; Pelizzon, Loriana; Schaumburg, Ernst; Sherman, Mila Getmansky; Yuferova, Darya
Recovery from fast crashes: Role of mutual funds
in JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL MARKETS, 2021
DOI 10.1016/j.finmar.2021.100646

Berardi, Andrea; Markovich, Michael; Plazzi, Alberto; Tamoni, Andrea
Mind the (Convergence) Gap: Bond Predictability Strikes Back!
in MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 2021
DOI 10.1287/mnsc.2020.3847

Billio Monica; Maillet Bertrand; Pelizzon Loriana
A meta-measure of performance related to both investors and investments characteristics
in ANNALS OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 2021
DOI 10.1007/s10479-020-03771-w