Guest Lectures and Seminars 2016-2017

Seminar Room, first floor, Department of Economics and Management.


Thursday, 13 October - 2 pm


International Value-Added Linkages and Income Differences

Alejandro Cunat

University of Vienna



Thursday, 20 October - 1.30 pm


In and out of equilibrium: evolution in repeated games

Matthijs van Veelen University of Amsterdam


Wednesday, 26 October - 2 pm


Hyman Minsky, the Fantastic Four and the search of the Invisible Woman

Anna Maria Variato University of Bergamo

Thursday, 3 November - 2 pm


Realized Extreme Quantile: A time-varying quantile model for fi nancial extremes.

Luca Trapin

Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa


Thursday, 10 November - 2 pm


Crowdsourcing Behavioral Research: Participant Nonnaivety (and some other issues) Gabriele Paolacci Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)

Thursday, 17 November - 2 pm


National efforts to identify, quantify, and bridge the global biodiversity finance gap: 
The Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN)

Andrew F. Seidl

Colorado State University


Thursday, 24 November - 2 pm


Migrations, communities on the move and knowledge flows: An empirical analysis of the Spanish provinces in the last decade

Anna D'Ambrosio

University of Turin


Thursday, 1 December - 2 pm

Incompetence and managerial problems delaying the rewards delivery in crowdfunding

Francesco Schiavone Università degli Studi di Napoli 

Tuesday, 6 December - 3.30 pm



Richard Breen

University of Oxford

Wednesday, 7 December - 2 pm Surprised by the Gambler's and Hot Hand Fallacies? A Truth in the Law of Small Numbers

Joshua Miller

Bocconi University


Thursday, 15 December - 2 pm


On the causes of Brexit

Gylfi Zoega  

Birkbeck College, University of London and University of Iceland


Thursday, 22 December - 2 pm


On the role of trust and migration networks in global value chains

Rainer Lanz

World Trade Organization


Thursday, 12 January - 2 pm


International (ising) SMEs : which is the state of the art? Antonella Zucchella University of Pavia

Thursday, 19 January - 2 pm


The determinants of CDS spreads:

the case of banks.

Maria Mazzuca Dipartimento di Scienze Aziendali e Giuridiche Università della Calabria

Thursday, 26 January - 2 pm


An Introduction to Fuzzy-Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA) and Causal Complexity 

Santi Furnari

Cass Business School, City University of London


Thursday, 2 February - 2 pm


Eudemonic Happiness in Economics Maurizio Pugno University of Cassino

Thursday, 9 February - 2 pm


The Great Divergence(s)

Chiara Criscuolo



Thursday, 16 February - 2 pm


Guest Lecture

Institutions are neither autisitc maximizers nor flocks: Self-organization, Power, and Learning in Human Organizations

Giovanni Dosi

Scuola Universitaria Superiore Pisa


Thursday, 23 February - 2 pm


Location of International R&D. The Role of Co-Location with Production Activities.

Davide Castellani

Henley Business School, University of Reading 

Thursday, 2 March - 2 pm Stuck in the wrong place: long-term consequences of spatial misallocation in Italy

Antonio Accetturo

Bank of Italy

Thursday, 9 March - 2 pm How third places shape community cohesion and economic development in rural areas: the case of pubs in UK and Ireland

Ignazio Cabras

Northunmbria University

Thursday, 16 March - 3 pm A Resource-Sensitive Framework for Defining and Measuring Equality of Opportunity in Health Care

Sergio Beraldo

Università di Napoli Federico II

Thursday, 30 March - 2 pm Understanding the global trade slowdown

Tullio Gregori

University of Trieste

Thursday, 6 April - 2 pm Sales and Markup Dispersion: theory and empirics

Peter Neary

University of Oxford

Thursday, 20 April - 2 pm The individual costs of workaholism

Cristian Balducci

Università di Bologna

Thursday, 11 May - 2 pm Creativity and networks: addressing the role of individual cognition.

Fabrizio Montanari

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Thursday, 18 May - 2 pm CANCELLED - Firms' Local Discoveries and technological relatedness:
the role of foreign knowledge

Alessia Lo Turco

Politecnico delle Marche

Thursday, 25 May - 2 pm

Guest Lecture

Morality, evolutionary foundations, experimental support, and economic implications

Jörgen W. Weibull

Stockholm School of Economics

Thursday, 8 June - 2 pm Inequality and Structural Change under Non-Linear Engels' Curve

Giulia Felice

Politecnico di Milano

Thursday, 15 June - 2 pm Evolution and efficiency in in repeated games

Stefano Demichelis

University of Pavia