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The aim of the PhD program in Economics and Finance is to provide advanced specialization in Economics, Finance and Econometrics to students whose goal is a successful career in academia or in institutions that require advanced financial, economic and statistical skills. It offers:

- a distinguished faculty: courses are taught by distinguished Italian and foreign professors of proven teaching and research experience;
- a lively intellectual atmosphere: the program emphasizes breadth and a critical mindset; cooperation and joint research with fellow students and Faculty members are strongly encouraged;
- an international environment: the program enrolls highly qualified students from all over the world;
- worldwide connections: students are encouraged to spend periods of research in leading universities and research institutions worldwide.

Program commitment

Full-time

Language

English

 PhD program lenght

4-year

Ph.D. students may choose from the following fields of specialization:

Finance and Quantitative Methods

Econometrics
Finance
Financial Econometrics
Statistics

Macroeconomics

Development Economics
International Macroeconomics
Political Economy
Topics in Macroeconomics

Microeconomics

Economic Theory
Industrial Organization
Labor Economics
Public Economics

Next Events

PhD candidate_Roberta De Luca (XXXII cycle)
Friday 29 January 2021
"Three Essays in Pairs Trading"
Supervisor: Prof. M. Brunetti,
10.00 am, on Teams
Tuesday 09 February 2021
“Productivity, managers’ social connections and the Great Recession.”
Feb. 9, 1 pm, on Teams
Tuesday 16 February 2021
"Export complexity and the product space:any role for finance?".
Feb. 16, 1 pm, on Teams
Tuesday 23 February 2021
“Exposure to air pollution and Covid-19. A study on the first wave in Europe”.
Feb. 23, 1 pm, on Teams

News

PhD student offices

Temporary allocation, January and February 2021

SIE Prize 2019_Best PhD thesis

Società Italiana degli Economisti awarded Luca Brugnolini, former PhD student at DEF, for the best PhD thesis in 2019: congratulations!

YUFE - Academy Lectures

Elective lectures on European Identity. Mind registration deadlines! 

1st year courses 2020/21

Lectures will commence on October 5, 2020. Attendance is compulsory.

YUFE - Mobility abroad

Grant for young researcher spending a visiting period at Bremen University

PhD EF Lunch Seminar

Schedule A.Y. 2020/21

Guidelines for our Activity_Fall term

Practical rules for the Fall term

Summer School in Empirical Strategies - Prof. J. Angrist (MIT)

June 15-16, 2021
Villa Mondragone (Monte Porzio Catone)
Restricted access: DEF MSc in Economics and PhD EF students, selected SOSE members.