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Academic Internship

Students regularly enrolled at the MSc Economics may choose to complete a Research Assistant Internship through the Department of Economics and Finance and have the opportunity to earn 6 CFU for the completion of 150 hours of internship activity over a period of at least three months.

Research Projects R.A. Internship - Call 2023/2024 A.Y.  - SECOND CALL

 

Anomaly Detection in Bank Transaction Data

Tutor: Professor Alessio Farcomeni
Selected R.A.: TBA

Poverty, Inequality and Economic Vulnerability: Italy, 1861-2021

Tutor: Professor Giovanni Vecchi
Selected R.A.: TBA

Exposome in HRSlike surveys

Tutor: Professor Andrea Piano Mortari
Selected R.A.: TBA

The EUFEM Microsimulation Model

Tutor: Professor Andrea Piano Mortari
Selected R.A.: TBA

Political Alignment and Development Funds: Evidence from post-WWII Southern Italy

Tutor: Professor Christoph Koenig
Selected R.A.: TBA

Schooling in the Age of Mass Migration in the US

Tutor: Professor Stefano Gagliarducci
Selected R.A.: TBA

Police Organization and Police Performance

Tutor: Professor Elisa Facchetti
Selected R.A.: TBA

Gun Availability, Economic Shocks and Suicides

Tutor: Professor Christoph Koenig
Selected R.A.: TBA

The Macroeconomic Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policy

Tutor: Professor Andrey Alexandrov
Selected R.A.: TBA

Exchange-rate Regimes: An Empirical and Theoretical Investigation

Tutor: Professor Cosimo Petracchi
Selected R.A.: TBA

Gender gap in Italian academia scientific productivity

Tutor: Professor Marianna Brunetti
Selected R.A.: TBA

Regression Discontinuity Designs and Spillovers

Tutor: Professor Tiziano Arduini
Selected R.A.: TBA

Productivity and efficiency returns to Public Infrastructure Investment in Italy

Tutor: Professor Federico Belotti
Selected R.A.: TBA

Application Procedure for the Research Assistant Internship - Second Call for the 2023/2024 A.Y.

Applications will be open from June 3 to June 14, 2024.

Application

To apply, interested students should submit their Transcript of Exams, CV, and motivation letter in which the chosen project is indicated (max 2 projects) and in which the student’s motivation for application is explained. All applications should be sent to the MSc Economics Program Office msc_economics@economia.uniroma2.it, by June 14, 2024.

Selected applicants will receive confirmation within one month after application. 

Formalizing the Internship

The Research Assistant Internship will be activated through the Desk Imprese Office. The selected students will be contacted by Desk Imprese to complete the required forms (e.g. Learning Agreement).

Study Plan & credit recognition

Students who successfully complete the internship should submit a time sheet as well as the final evaluation from the professor in charge to  deskimprese@economia.uniroma2.it and msc_economics@economia.uniroma2.it for credit recognition for the completed Internship. To earn the foreseen credits (6), students must complete the academic internship and inform the MSc Economics Program Office at least 45 days before graduation.

2023/2024 Academic Year - FIRST CALL

Research Projects R.A. Internship - Call 2023/2024 A.Y. 

 

Religious Schools and Immigrant Assimilation

Tutor: Professor Stefano Gagliarducci
Selected R.A.: Dario D'Elia

Political Alignment and Development Funds: Evidence from post-WWII Southern Italy

Tutor: Professor Christoph Koenig
Selected R.A.:  Romolo Tokong and Mattia de Cato

Gender gap in Italian academia scientific productivity

Tutor: Professor Marianna Brunetti
Selected R.A.: Beatrice Marino

Postal infrastructure in 19th century Italy

Tutor: Professor Carlo Ciccarelli
Selected R.A.: Cristiano Passeri

Competition in auctions: the digital market experience

Tutor: Professor Eloisa Campioni
Selected R.A.: Francesca Delfini

Exchange-rate regimes: an empirical and theoretical investigation

Tutor: Professor Cosimo Petracchi
Selected R.A.: Francecso Carletti, Maura Baldini, Ludovica Patrignani

Updating prevalence of chronic disease in Italy

Tutor: Professor Vincenzo Atella
Selected R.A.: Pietro Monti

2022/2023 Academic Year - FIRST CALL

Research Projects R.A. Internship - Call 2022/2023 A.Y. 

 

Copula-Based Random Effects Models for General Networks
Tutor: Prof. Tiziano Arduini
Selected R.A.: 

Gender Equality Reports and Gender Equality Plans: the case of Italy
Tutor: Prof. Marianna Brunetti
Selected R.A.: Luca Tognoni

Migration and human capital in 19th century Italy
Tutor: Prof. Carlo Ciccarelli
Selected R.A.: 

The Italian Migration through Ellis Island, 1880-1924
Tutor: Prof. Stefano Gagliarducci
Selected R.A.: Bernat Sales Nomen

Getting Closer: Netflix Series and Global Culture
Tutor: Prof. Giorgio Gulino
Selected R.A.:

Price discrimination in the mobility industry
Tutor: Prof. Alberto Iozzi
Selected R.A.:
 
Political Alignment and Development Funds: Evidence from post-WWII Southern Italy
Tutor: Prof. Christoph Koenig
Selected R.A.: Simone Verdiglione
 
The effects of firm expropriations on local market power in World War II Bordeaux
Tutor: Prof. Juha Tolvanen
Selected R.A.: Matteo del Piano
 
Poverty, Inequality and Economic Vulnerability: Italy, 1861-2021
Tutor: Prof. Giovanni Vecchi
Selected R.A.: Elena Izabel Serban

2021/2021 Academic Year - SECOND CALL

Research Projects R.A. Internship - 2° Call - Pre-Call 2022/2023 A.Y. 

 

Fertility and education in 19th century Italy
Tutor: Prof. Carlo Ciccarelli
Selected R.A.: Vincenzo Lardo

Gender gap in Italian university recruitment 
Tutor: Prof. Marianna Brunetti
Selected R.A.: Vittoria Elifani and Eleonora Lo Surdo

School finances and test scores: evidence from an Italian reform
Tutor: Prof. Daniela Vuri and Prof. Vincenzo Atella
Selected R.A.: Giorgia Bazzurri

The Origins of the American Elite
Tutor: Prof. Stefano Gagliarducci
Selected R.A.: Lorenzo Bruno and Elena Parisi

The Real Impact of Populism
Tutor: Prof. Francesco Sobbrio
Selected R.A.: Bernat Sales Nomen and Lena Uzelac

2021/2022 Academic Year - FIRST CALL

Research Projects R.A. Internship - 1° Call 2021/2022 A.Y.

 

Gender in Academia
Tutor: Prof. Marianna Brunetti
Selected R.A.: Jacopo Pitari

Meritocracy or Aristocracy? International mobility in the education sector
Tutor: Prof. Andrea Attar and Prof. Federico Belotti
Selected R.A.: Valentina D'Anna

The effect of in-utero stress on birth outcomes: evidence from earthquakes in Italy
Tutor: Prof. Daniela Vuri and Prof. Vincenzo Atella
Selected R.A.: Andrea Mastroeni

The Italian Migration through Ellis Island, 1880-1924
Tutor: Prof. Stefano Gagliarducci
Selected R.A.: Lorenzo Bruno

Urban accessibility: Italy, 1900-2020
Tutor: Prof. Carlo Ciccarelli

Waste policies, corruption and fly tipping
Tutor: Prof. Alessio D’Amato
Selected R.A.: Elena Parisi