Research Seminar Series on “Global Challenges”


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”

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?”