Economics Seminars

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, the Economics Seminars are being held as scheduled, on Zoom or in blended mode (both online and in-person), depending on the speaker availability.

Seminar organizers: Marco Bertoni and Roberto Bonfatti.

Seminars of the week 

Reka Juhasz
(Columbia University)
Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 3-4 pm (CEST) | Online | Zoom Link
"Technology Adoption and Productivity Growth: Evidence from Industrialization in France"

Roberto Bonfatti
Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 1-2 pm (CEST) | Blended
"Rise and Fall of Modern Empires: A Story of Industrial Diffusion and Shifting Comparative Advantages" 
Seminar Venue: Sala Seminari, via del Santo, 33 (Padova)

Please, we remind you that you must possess a valid COVID-19 Green Certification or a Certificate of Medical Exemption from COVID-19 Immunization to access the Department’s premises. We kindly remind Phd students that they are requested to sign the attendance sheet.


Upcoming Seminars 2021/22


Martin Peitz
(University of Mannheim)
Tuesday, 14 December 2021
"Inflated recommendations"

Rossella Calvi
(Rice University)
Tuesday, 21 December 2021


Alessia Russo
Tuesday, 14 December 2021

Leonardo Madio
Tuesday, 21 December2021


Past Seminars


Lorenzo Neri   
(University of St Andrews)
Tuesday, 23 November 2021

Eric Sims
(University of Notre Dame)
Tuesday, 9 November 2021

Francesca Parodi
(Collegio Carlo Alberto)    
Tuesday, 2 November 2021

Almuth Scholl    
(Universität Konstanz)
Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Joachim Voth
(University of Zurich)
Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Silvia Vannutelli    
(Northwestern University)
Tuesday, 12 October 2021

Sandra Sequeira    

(LSE - London School of Economics)
Tuesday, 5 October 2021

Sonia Bhalotra
(Essex University)
Tuesday, 28 September 2021

Elisabetta Iossa
(Roma Tor Vergata) 
Tuesday, 21 September 2021


Antonio Ciccone
(Mannheim University)
Tuesday, 15 June 2021

James M. Snyder
(Harvard University)
Tuesday, 8 June 2021

Balazs Reizer
(Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies - CERS HAS)
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Christiane Baumeister
(University of Notre Dame)
Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Michela Giorcelli

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 

Jerome Adda
(Bocconi University)
Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Jacques-François Thisse
(Université Catholique de Louvain)
Tuesday, 27 April 2021 

Daniel Ershov
(Toulouse School of Economics)
Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Swati Dhingra
Tuesday, 13 April 2021 

Carolina Castaldi
(Utrecht University)
Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Tito Boeri
(Università Bocconi)
Tuesday, 23 March 2021

Aline Buetikofer
(Norwegian School of Economics)
Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Tullio Jappelli
(Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II)
Tuesday, 9 March 2021

Johanna Rickne
(Swedish Institute for Economic Research and University of Nottingham)
Tuesday, 2 March 2021

Guido Tabellini
(Università Bocconi)
Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Richard Van Weelden
(University of Pittsburgh)
Tuesday, 16 February 2021

Vincenzo Bove
(University of Warwick Venezia)
Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Gianmarco Ottaviano
(Università Bocconi)
Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Ylenia Brilli
(Università degli Studi di Verona)
Tuesday, 17 November 2020 

Roberto Torrini
(Banca d'Italia)
Tuesday, 10 November 2020

Andrea Mina
(Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna)
Tuesday, 3 November 2020

Filippo de Marco
(Università Bocconi)
Tuesday, 27 October 2020 

Federico Cingano
(Banca d'Italia)
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 

Francesco Drago
(University of Catania)
Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Alberto Bennardo
(Università degli Studi di Salerno)
Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Luigi Guiso
(Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance EIEF)
Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Tim Besley
(London School of Economics)
Tuesday, 22 September 2020


Anna Maria Mayda
(Georgetown University)
Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Lawrence Kotlikoff
(Boston University)
Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Michele Costola
(SAFE, Goethe University Frankfurt)
Thursday, 5 December 2019

Carlo Ciccarelli
(University of Rome Tor Vergata)
Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Sandra Mcnally
(LSE & Surrey)
Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Francesco Zollino
(Banca d'Italia)
Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Shqiponja Telhaj
(University of Sussex and associate at CEP, LSE)
Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Uri Gneezy
(University of California San Diego Rady School of Management)
Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Paolo Pinotti
(Università Bocconi - Milano)
Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Cheti Nicoletti
(University of York)
Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Marco Faravelli
(University of Queensland, Brisbane)
Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Ferdinand Rauch
(University of Oxford)
Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Elena Podkolzina
(HSE-NRU, Moscow)
Thursday, 12 September 2019

Salome Baslandze
(EIEF and Atlanta FED)
Tuesday, 10 September 2019


Christophe Weiss
(European Investment Bank)
Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Jon Eguia
(Michigan State University)
Tuesday, 4 June 2019

Giovanni Facchini
(University of Nottingham)
Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Mariola Pytliková
(CERGE-EI Prague)
Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Andrea Mattozzi
(European University Institute)
Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Aniol Llorente Saguer
(Queen Mary University of London)
Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Loukas Balafoutas
(University of Innsbruck)
Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Anastasia Terskaya
(University of Alicante - visiting PhD student)
Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Emiliano Santoro
(University of Copenhagen)
Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Ingo Isphording
(IZA Institute of Labour Economics)
Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Salvatore Nunnari
(Bocconi University)
Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Miroslav Pidkuyko
(University of Manchester)
Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Vincenzo Scrutinio
(London School of Economics)
Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Riccardo Saulle
(Maastricht University)
Thursday, 17 January 2019

Giulio Fella
(Queen Mary University of London)
Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Hamish Low
(University of Oxford)
Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Simone Tonin
(Durham University)
Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Osea Giuntella
(University of Pittsburgh)
Tuesday, 11 December 2018

David K. Nagy
(CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE)
Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Thomas Breda
(Paris School of Economics)
Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Marianne Simonsen
(Aahrus University)
Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Andrea Bassanini
(OECD, France)
Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Andreis De Grip
(Maastricht University)
Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Gilles Saint-Paul
(Paris School of Economics)
Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Jan Marcus
(Universität Hamburg and DIW Berlin)
Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Giacomo Ponzetto
(Universidad Pompeu Fabra)
Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Alex Galetovic
(Universidad de Los Andes)
Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Olivier Marie
(Maastricht University)
Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Helios Herrera
(University of Warwick)
Tuesday, 11 September 2018


Sascha O. Becker
(University of Warwick)
Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Luminata Enache
(Tuck School of Business)
Monday, 4 June 2018

Alexander Zimper
(University of Pretoria)
Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Hillel Rapoport
Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Tommaso Frattini
(University of Milan)
Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Michel Beine
(University of Luxembourg)
Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Andrea Ichino
(European University Institute)
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

David Kiss
(Leibniz University Hannover)
Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Ainhoa Aparicio Fenoll
(Collegio Carlo Alberto, Torino)
Thursday,  5 April 2018

Paolo Masella
(University of Bologna)
Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Grazia Cecere
(Télécom École de Management, Paris)
Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Elena Stancanelli 
(Paris School of Economics)
Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Gaetano Basso
(Banca d'Italia)
Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Massimiliano Bratti
(European Commission JRC and University of Milan)
Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Roberto Nisticò
(University of Naples)
Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Raymond Montizaan
(Maastricht University)
Tuesday, 23 January 2018