The PSE development group is happy to announce a new summer school “Development Economics in the field” which will take place from June 26 to June 30, 2023
The program aims at providing an overview of the challenges that researchers face when they do field work in the “Global South”.
Here you may find the complete schedule of the upcoming LEAP seminars and the links for the ZOOM Meetings stream to follow them.
We are pleased to announce the second edition of the Workshop on Networks and Development, that will be held in Naples (Italy) from the 29th (noon) to the 31st (noon) of May 2023. The workshop aims at bringing together researchers working on themes related to networks and development economics to present their work. Topics include (but are not limited to): peer-effects, insurance networks, firms' networks, information, family networks.
Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome.
LEAP Scholar Alexia Delfino's latest academic paper "Learning to see the world’s opportunities: The impact of imagery on entrepreneurial success" has been published on Bocconi Knowledge
Congratulation to our directors Eliana la Ferrara and Lucia Corno for the publication!
AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW
VOL. 112, NO. 12, DECEMBER 2022
We are inviting applications for a 2-year post-doc position in Development Economics.
To apply, please submit a Curriculum Vitae, a completed research paper and three reference letters to EconJobMarket. Submission deadline is November 25th, 2022.
Applicants should have excellent research potential and have a Ph.D. degree in Economics or expect to receiving one by September 1, 2023.
LEAP PhD Student Erick Baumgartner reports on the recent LEAP Coffee Seminar with Ashish Shenoy
We are pleased to announce that the Econometric Society has elected our Scientific Director Eliana La Ferrara as Second Vice-President. She will presumably become First Vice-President in 2023 and President in 2024.
LEAP invites students to submit proposals for research projects on poverty and development issues through the "LEAP Student Grant" project.
We support interesting ideas and well-designed projects or part of a project (pilot). The grant request can be up to 4000 euros.
This appointment of our LEAP Development Coffee Seminar will feature a presentation from Ashish Shenoy, Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Davis, on his paper on a large-scale migration loan program that offers a short-term low-interest migration loan to hundreds of thousands of landless rural workers during the agricultural lean season in northern Bangladesh.