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03.12.2021
26/11/2021
LEAP Faculty Grants 2021


LEAP has launched the LEAP Faculty Grants initiative, and funded three new projects by its affiliates

12/11/2021
Short-term impacts of an entertainment education series ‘C’est la vie!’ on young women’s knowledge and attitudes in rural Senegal

Can watching an educational TV series improve young women’s knowledge and attitudes related to gender-based violence, sexual and reproductive health, and maternal and child health? This is the question answered by Melissa Hidrobo, Senior Research Fellow at IFPRI.

 

26/10/2021
LEAP is hiring!

Open post-doc position in development economics at LEAP - Bocconi. Apply on EconJobMarket!

12/10/2021
Happier and Wiser in Developing Countries

Leap student Giorgia Cascone reports on a seminar by Gautam Rao highlighting the lasting benefits of light psychotherapy in alleviating depressive disorders

23/09/2021
Eliana La Ferrara has been elected Second Vice-President of the Econometric Society
Congratulations to our Scientific Director Eliana La Ferrara for being elected Second Vice-President of the Econometric Society!
13/09/2021
Twentieth Summer School in International and Development Economics
LEAP thanks all participants, professors and organizers of the Twentieth Summer School in International and Development Economics.
09/09/2021
Funding programme “Roberto Franceschi” for current students of Master of Science and PhD
Fondazione Roberto Franceschi Onlus establishes an annual research funding programme in the field of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of social pathologies and forms of social exclusion.
26/07/2021
Making Job Seeking Easier for Women
ALEXIA DELFINO OBTAINED A NBER GRANT TO TEST A TECHNOLOGICAL TOOL THAT COULD BENEFIT JOBSEEKERS, EMPLOYMENT CENTER WORKERS AND THE ECONOMY AS A WHOLE
18/06/2021
Understanding the Democratic Republic of Congo
LEAP AFFILIATED STUDENT JACK MELBOURNE REPORTS ON THE EVENT THE UNIVERSITY ORGANIZED IN MEMORY OF LUCA ATTANASIO, BOCCONI ALUMNUS AND ITALIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE DRC
02/06/2021
LEAP's Tutoring Online Project (TOP) wins the FISR 2020 COVID call
The “Tutoring Online Project (TOP): Mitigating the Impact of Covid-19 on Educational Inequalities” is one of the winners of the FISR 2020 COVID call, issued by FISR (the Special Supplementary Fund for Research of the Ministry of University and Research).