Research Seminar Series on “Global Challenges”

Research Seminar Series on “Global Challenges”

Since September 2011, LdA has been organising a new research seminar series on “Global Challenges” jointly with the Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation (Bocconi University), the Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods (University of Milan), the Dipartimento di Economia, Metodi Quantitativi e Strategie di Impresa of (University of Milan Bicocca) and the Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale (Politecnico di Milano). This initiative is supported by UniCredit Foundation and Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo. It is coordinated by Anna Rosso (University of Milan).


3 March 2022, seminar: Alexia Delfino (Bocconi University): “Female Entrepreneurship and Trust in the Market”

5 May 2022, seminar: Fabrizio Zilibotti (Yale): “Growing Like India: The Unequal Effects of Service-Led Growth”

(forthcoming) 9 June 2022, seminar: Edoardo Acabbi (Carlos III)

(forthcoming) 29 September 2022, seminar: Lucia Rizzica (Bank of Italy)


2 December 2021, webinar: Camille Landais (LSE): “Child Penalty Atlas”

4 November 2021, webinar: Julia Cajal Grossi (The Graduate Institute): “Buyers’ Sourcing Strategies and Suppliers’ Markups in Bangladeshi Garments”

20-22 October 2021, European Research Workshop in International Trade (ERWIT)

30 September 2021, webinar: Vasiliki Fouka (Stanford University): “Racial Diversity and Racial Policy Preferences: The Great Migration and Civil Rights”

6 May 2021, webinar: Mathias Thoenig (University of Lausanne): “The Refugee’s Dilemma: Evidence from Jewish Migration out of Nazi Germany”

29 April 2021, webinar: Jeanet Sinding Bentzen (University of Copenhagen): “In Crisis, We Pray: Religiosity and the COVID-19 Pandemic”

18 March 2021, webinar: Fadi Hassan (Bank of Italy): “Trade Shocks and Credit Reallocation” 


3 December 2020, webinar: Mounir Karadja (Uppsala University): “Mass Migration and Technology Change”

29 October 2020, webinar: Anna Gumpert (LMU – Munich): “Firm organization with multiple establishments”

21-23 October 2020, European Research Workshop in International Trade (ERWIT)

24 September 2020, webinar: Diego Battiston (London School of Economics): “The Persistent Effects of Brief Interactions: Evidence from Immigrant Ships”

2 July 2020, webinar: Francesco Amodio (McGill University): “Labor market power and informality in Peru”

11 June 2020, webinar: Olle Folke (Uppsala University): “Sexual harassment and gender inequality in the labor market”

11 February 2020, University of Milan Bicocca: Alexander Moradi (Free University of Bozen): “Land reform, public goods, and poverty reduction in the long-run: Evidence from Kenya’s million-acre settlement scheme”


28 November 2019, University of Milan: Santiago Pérez (University of California, Davis): “Southern (American) Hospitality: Italians in Argentina and the US during the Age of Mass Migration”

7 November 2019, University of Milan: Gordon Hanson (University of California, San Diego): “Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure”

25 October 2019, Unicredit Foundation: Global Challenges International Workshop 

24 October 2019, University of Milan: Valerie Smeets (Aahrus University): “Heterogeneous Globalization: Offshoring and Reorganization”

17 May 2019, Politecnico di Milano: Alan Deardorff (University of Michigan): “Comparative Advantage in Digital Trade”

5 April 2019, University of Milan: Luigi Pascali (Universitat Pompeu Fabra): “Wars, Local Political Institutions, and Fiscal Capacity: Evidence from Six Centuries of German History”

31 January 2019, University of Milan: Ran Abramitzky (Stanford University): “Did Immigrants in the Past Assimilate Faster than Today?”