News&Events

06.08.2022
14/07/2022
London School of Economics - Call for Papers LSE Environment Week 20-23 Sept 2022

The Economics of Environment and Energy Programme (EEE), International Growth Centre (IGC) and Programme on Innovation and Diffusion (POID) within the LSE Economics Department will convene an Environment Week at the LSE from 20-23 September 2022.

LSE is soliciting papers from PhD students and faculty in all areas of the economics of environment and energy. The deadline is 18 July and authors will be notified (at latest) by 19 August.

04/07/2022
LEAP Conference 2022, 27-28 JUNE 2022

The program of the LEAP Conference 2022, which took place between the 27th and the 28th of June, and which saw the participation of the Nobel-prize winning scholars Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee,  is now available.

04/07/2022
“Roberto Franceschi” Research Grants for MSc and PhD students

The Roberto Franceschi Foundation, which promotes scientific research in the field of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of social pathologies and forms of social exclusion, is awarding a research grant of 6,000 Euros (before taxes) to finance the collection of an original data set for the realization of their Master of Science or PhD research thesis in the field of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of social pathologies and forms of social exclusion, in line with the Foundation's mission.

 

15/06/2022
Job Opening for a Position as Associate director of Policy

We are looking for an Associate director of Policy to join our team. The contract is for 3 years (subject to a yearly performance review) . A Master’s degree in economics, statistics, public policy or a closely related field that includes significant training in economics and statistics or quantitative methods of program evaluation is required. Ph.D in related subjects is a plus. Social, quantitative skills and a good knowledge of English are required. Start date: by October 1. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

15/06/2022
Job Opening for a Position as Senior Research Associate

We are looking for a Senior Research Associate to join our team. The contract is for 12 months. The Senior Research Associate will work in close collaboration with LEAP’s Executive and Scientific Directors, LEAP faculty and affiliated students. A Master’s degree in economics or statistics is required. Social, quantitative skills and a good knowledge of English are required (Italian and(or French preferable). Start date: 01/09/2022. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

11/05/2022
Twenty-first Summer School In International And Development Economics

Conflict, Social Cohesion, and Development

Salma Mousa (Yale University) and Dominic Rohner (University of Lausanne and CEPR)

 5-8 September 2022
Castello di Gargonza, Tuscany, Italy

Aula Maggiore, Via Sarfatti 25
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Luca Attanasio's Legacy: The role of humanitarian action in Africa

Organized with Bocconi and in collaboration with Bocconi Students for Diplomacy and International Cooperation Association.  

27/04/2022
LEAP thanks all participants to the Workshop on Networks and Development

LEAP thanks all organizers and participants to the first Workshop on Networks and Development, held on 21-22 April at Univerità di Napoli Federico II. 

 

 

 

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Workshop on Networks and Development

The program for the event held on 21-22 April in Naples.

30/03/2022
Project "Market Access and Quality Upgrading: Evidence from four Field Experiments" forthcoming on AER

Congratulation to our affiliate Selene Ghisolfi and her coauthors for the publication!