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First Expression of Interest for ESG-UPTAKE project
First Expression of Interest for ESG-UPTAKE project

Ca' Foscari University of Venice and Fondazione Ca' Foscari, within ESG-UPTAKE project, are looking for a company to which it can confer, through an informal tender, the implementation of scientific technical support to contribute to the activities of WP2 “Data mapping and enhancement” and WP3 “Enhanced ESG supervisory framework”. Deadline for application: February 23rd 2024 at 12.00 pm.

Ca' Foscari to lead European research in the name of 'planetary health'
Ca' Foscari to lead European research in the name of 'planetary health'

The Planet4Health project (lead by Stefano Campostrini) will engage a hundred researchers to find, analyse and share data that will help us understand the effects of climate change on human and animal health and design effective mitigation and adaptation policies.

A dataset to understand the relationship between environment and wellbeing
A dataset to understand the relationship between environment and wellbeing

A new study coordinated by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, CMCC and Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona – presents a novel database called SHARE-ENV, that makes it possible to better understand the environment-wellbeing nexus in Europe. 

Ca’ Foscari's research receives funding for over 74 million euros
Ca’ Foscari's research receives funding for over 74 million euros

The NRRP funding will support challenging scientific projects on topics of global relevance such as: cultural heritage, sustainable tourism, welfare and ageing, cybersecurity, environmental and financial risks, and technological innovation. The total funding also includes EUR 10 million recently allocated by the Ministry of University and Research (MUR).

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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
AGE-IT - A novel public-private alliance to generate socioeconomic, biomedical and technological solutions for an inclusive Italian ageing society (NRRP Project)

Researcher: Agar Brugiavini
Length: 01/01/2023 - 31/12/2025

GRINS - Growing Resilient, INclusive and Sustainable (NRRP Project)

Researcher: Monica Billio;
Length: 01/12/2022 - 30/11/2025

Engage for ESG activation investments

Researcher: Monica Billio
Length: 01/11/2022 - 31/10/2025

DANUBIUS Implementation Phase Project - DANUBIUS-IP

Researcher: Nicola Camatti
Length:  01/10/2022 - 30/09/2025

Universitas for Justice. A program for the quality of the justice system and for the effectiveness of the fair trial

Researcher: Stefano Campostrini
Length: 01/04/2022 - 30/09/2023

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

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

Publications

Vitor Farinha Luz; Piero Gottardi; Humberto Moreira
Risk Classification in Insurance Markets with Risk and Preference Heterogeneity
in THE REVIEW OF ECONOMIC STUDIES, 2023
DOI 10.1093/restud/rdad017

Andrew Harvey; Stan Hurn; Dario Palumbo; Stephen Thiele
Modelling circular time series
in JOURNAL OF ECONOMETRICS, 2023
DOI 10.1016/j.jeconom.2023.02.016

Claudio Daminato; Mario Padula
The Life-Cycle Effects of Pension Reforms: a Structural Approach
in JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION, 2023
DOI 10.2139/ssrn.3744012

Alexander Simon Mayer; Dominik Wied
Estimation and inference in factor copula models with exogenous covariates
in JOURNAL OF ECONOMETRICS, 2023
DOI 10.1016/j.jeconom.2023.01.003

Qianying Jin; Antonella Basso; Stefania Funari; Kristiaan Kerstens; Ignace Van de Woestyne
Evaluating Different Groups of Mutual Funds Using a Metafrontier Approach: Ethical vs. Non-Ethical Funds
in EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, 2023
DOI 10.1016/j.ejor.2023.07.019