The aim of the program is to bring the students to the frontier of modern economic research and to provide adequate training for a successful career in academia, research centers and international institutions. Particular emphasis will be placed on the foundations of economic theory, quantitative methods, law and economics, environmental economics, and the economic analysis of institutions. 

The PhD programme is articulated in the following research areas:

Our Ph.D. students' Publications: Journal of Public Economics, Games and Economic Behaviour, Journal of Economic Geography, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Social Choice and Welfare, Oxford Economic Papers, International Journal of Industrial Organization, World Economics, Quantitative Finance.

Placement: Bank of Italy, World Bank,  University of Oxford, University of Lousanne, University of Luxembourg, OECD-Statistics Directorate