Presentazione of the World Development Report 2015 by the World Bank
“Mind, Society and Behavior”
January 27, 2015
On January 27, 2015 EIEF will host the “Presentation of the World Development Report of the World Bank for 2015, Mind, Society and Behavior”, co-organized with the World Bank Group and the Italian Treasure Ministry.
This year the report highlights the importance of experimental economics as a method for understanding problems related to the development and design of the policies which support it.
The outcome of the report will be presented by Anna Fruttero, a Senior Economist for the World Bank. A Round Table will follow with the participation of Stefania Bazzoni (Treasure Ministry), Giampaolo Cantini (Foreign Affairs Ministry), Luigi Guiso (AXA Chair Professor, EIEF) and Lia Quartapelle (Secretariat for the Foreign and EU Affairs Parlamentary Commission). The event is by invitation only. For more details please see the report.
May 8, 2015
On Friday May 8, 2015, EIEF will host the 2015 4nations cup. The contest will bring the most promising young scholars in financial economics together in one day of ‘mini seminars’ lasting 40 minutes each. In the 2015 edition, the Contestants come from universities in Denmark, Great Britain, Italy and Sweden. The contestants who were selected for the tournament are: Steffen Andersen (Copenhagen Business School), Bo Becker (Stockholm School of Economics), Paolo Colla (Bocconi), Erik Hjalmarsson (University of Gothenborg), Ralph Koijen (London Business School), Ian Martin (London School of Economics), Morten Sørensen (Copenhagen Business School), Hannes Wagner (Bocconi). Registration will open a couple of weeks before the event. For further details see the official web site of the 4nations cup.