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Conference locations: The Aula Magna “B. Andreatta” and The Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance “G. Anania”.

The Aula magna will host the registration desk and the keynote speeches.

This building have 660 seats and it is equipped with video-projection system, personal computers, audio system with fixed microphone, PDAs, free Wi-Fi (Eduroam), hot/cold Air conditioning system and two receptions with telephone network.

Moreover, in the second floor there are two other rooms named “Sala Stampa” (80 seats) and “Sala A” (50 seats), all of its are equipped with projection systems, personal computers, audio systems and microphones.

Furthermore, near the Aula Magna there is another room named “Sala Mostre” where is possible to set up exhibitions, like painting, sculpture or other cultural events. In this venue we plan to organize the welcome cocktail and some of the coffee breaks.  In 2017 in this structure we hosted two very important Italian conferences: the AIEL Conference (Italian Society of Labour Economics, 100 participants) and the SIE Conference (Society of Italian Economists, 200 participants).

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Contributed Sessions will instead take place in rooms of the Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance. All rooms are close to each others and have from 55 to 145 seats. These rooms are reachable in a 3 minutes walk from the Aula Magna. These will be equiped with projectors and computers. Finally, lunches will take place in the University Canteen (Sala Mensa) which is reachable with a 5 minutes walk from both the Department of Economis, Statistics and Finance and the Aula Magna.

About

Organization: The University of Calabria (UniCal)

The institute was founded in 1972 and is located in Arcavacata, near the town of Cosenza. It counts about 26.687 students (in 2016). According to “The World University Rankings” the University of Calabria rank as 90th in the Young University Ranking 2018. 

infrastructure

The infrastructure is characterized by a bridge that is long almost two kilometers, called “Pietro Bucci” bridge and all buildings are cubic in shape and located all along the bridge.

For our students there are four libraries, one for each disciplinary area, and ten districts where they have their accommodation.

Scientific and Local Commettee

Maria De Paola, Full Professor in Economics and Economic Policy and Director of the Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance.

Patrizia Ordine, Full Professor in Macroeconomy, Labour Economics and Political Economy.

Giuseppe Rose, Associate Professor

Vincenzo Scoppa, Full Professor of Economics

Manuela Stranges

Local Organizing Team

Maria De Paola

Prof. Maria De Paola holds a Ph.D. in Economics at the University “La Sapienza” of Rome. She is working as Full Professor in Economics and Economic Policy and currently is the Director of the Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance. In addition, she is affiliated to the Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn. Her main research and teaching are in the field of Labour economics, Education Economics, Experimental Economics, Political Economy. During her career, she took some important awards like Labour Economics Annual Prize “Ezio Tarantelli” in the 2013, awarded by the Italian Association of Labour Economists (AIEL). Maria has a high rate in Quality and Impact of Publications. Among others she published in the Journal of Labor economics; Health Policy; Economics and Human Biology; Journal of Public Economics; European Journal of Political Economy; Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization; Journal of Economic Psychology; Journal of Population Economics; Economic Inquiry.
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Patrizia Ordine

Prof. Patrizia Ordine holds a Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Oxford and a Ph.D. in Political Economy at the University of Naples “Federico II”. Moreover, she holds a M.Phil. in Economics, at University of Oxford. She is working as Full Professor in Macroeconomy, Labour Economics and Political Economy. She has been director of Ph.D. School in Economic and Business Sciences since 2011 to 2017. Her main research and teaching are in the field of Political Economiy, Labour Economics, Applied Economics, Economy of Education, Uncertainty and Risk Aversion. During her career she received the Labour Economics Annual Prize “Ezio Tarantelli” in the 2010, awarded by the Italian Association of Labour Economists (AIEL). Patrizia published in scientific journals such as Economic Inquiry, Labour Economics, Journal of Human Capital, Oxford Economic Papers, Economics of Education Review and many others.
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Vincenzo Scoppa

Prof. Vincenzo Scoppa holds a Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Siena, Italy. He is working as Full Professor of Economics. He has a lot of teaching experience, like Econometrics, Economic Modelling, Intermediate Macroeconomics; Economics of Contracts; Applied Microeconomics; Decisions Theory; Economics of Institutions; Intermediate Microeconomics; Principles of Economics. In addition, he is affiliated to the Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn. His main research and teaching are in the field of Labour Economics; Education Economics; Behavioral Economics; Political Economy; Economics of Contracts; Sports Economics. During his career he published in scientific journals such as  Oxford Economic Papers, Journal of Labor Economics,  Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization,  European Economic Review,  Economica,  Journal of Population Economics,  Journal of Human Capital and many others.
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Giuseppe Rose

Prof. Giuseppe Rose holds a Ph.D. in Economics at the Birkbeck College, University of London (UK). He works as Associate Professor and he is also affiliated to the Research Fellow of The Global Labor Organization. His main research and teaching are in the field of Economics of Education, Human Capital, Labour Economics, Matching Models, Applied Game Theory and Policy Evaluation. During his career he received the Labour Economics Annual Prize “Ezio Tarantelli” in the 2010, awarded by the Italian Association of Labour Economists (AIEL). Giuseppe published in scientific journals such as Economics of Education Review, Journal of Human Capital, Economic Inquiry, North American Journal of Economics and Finance and many others.
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