News&Events

28.06.2022
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.

01/06/2022
LEAP Conference 2022, 27-28 JUNE 2022

The program for the leap conference is now available. 

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! 

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Nobody meets you empty-handed

An event to discuss the difficult work of helping children in a fragile environment, whose talents and grace are crushed by unfair life situations.

21/02/2022
LEAP Conference Call for Paper

We invite submissions from interested researchers on a broad range of topics in development economics, including (but not limited to): human capital; firms and entrepreneurship; agriculture; labor; migration; social norms; gender; political economics; behavioral economics.