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Standard economics has been the subject of many critiques. Mainstream economic models and analysis rely on a level of sophistication that is hard to justify from an introspective viewpoint but also considering the large body of experimental evidence. Recent years have witnessed a flurry of...
Institutions and social frictions (associated with inequalities, political conflicts, corruption, and cultural polarization) have emerged as central themes in development economics. This course takes stock of existing research and moves on to draw the outline of the current research frontier....
The objective of the Experimental Economics program is to offer young scholars a crash course in empirical methods aimed at understanding economic behavior: how to design, implement and analyze an experiment so to answer a research question. The summer school is methodological in nature,...
Migration is a major aspect of globalization and is increasingly at the center of the public and policy debate. This course aims to present the cutting-edge research on the economics of migration and to provide the tools to contribute to this field. The course is divided in 4 parts: - The first...
This programme addresses recent debates at the frontier of the field: globalization, the distributive effects of trade, the role of large firms in the global economy, advances in methods to analyze firm level export data and finally the revival of trade policies: - Trade Policy I (Mathieu...
Topics: any aspect of European or global economic history covering a wide range of periods, countries and regions.
The Program Committee welcomes submissions in the field of International Macroeconomics. In particular, we are interested in theoretical or empirical papers addressing issues including (but not limited to): - International monetary system - Monetary trilemma - Sovereign debt crises -...
Social and economic ties play a major role in our lives. They are crucial in shaping and explaining for example technology adoption, peer effects, co-authorships, smoking behavior, obesity, school performance, information diffusion, migration etc. In recent years, interest in social and economic...
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