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IMEF: the call is online! Deadline for application September 10th, 2021

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. You will have free access to the Bloomberg Finance Lab and you will join the LEI-Center for Women's Leadership network. The master provides various scholarships and is job oriented with 100% job placement. For further details, please contact

Ca' Foscari has been chosen as one of the “Notable Mentions - Top 20 Places to Do a PhD”

The Ph.D in Economics at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been awarded a Notable Mention for the ‘Top 20 Places to do a Ph.D’ by Inomics, the ultimate platform to follow opportunities and institutions relevant to the research field from all over the world.
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Bringing to light the unobservable term premium of Euro Area government bonds

Previously considered an obscure part of academic jargon, the term premium of government bonds has become key to discussions on monetary policy and economic stability. An EU-funded project, led by Andrea Berardi and Monica Billio as supervisor, sheds further light on this unobservable component of the yield curve to the benefit of policymakers, central bankers and the general public.

The new post-COVID world: from finance to football

A team of 53 economists has explored past experiences and possible recovery scenarios in various fields of economics, business and finance, creating in just a few weeks the first book on the post-COVID world,  published by Edizioni Ca’ Foscari and downloadable for free online. The book is edited by Monica Billio, Director of the Department of Economics of the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and Simone Varotto, associate professor at the Henley Business School of the University of Reading.