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Advanced Courses 2019-2020

During the first and second year, students are required to pass 8 advanced courses to be chosen with the agreement of the supervisor/advisor. First year students can only attend advanced courses in block IV.

Each teaching block is followed by exams.

Block I advanced courses 27 August – 8 November  – Exams in week of 4 November


Andrea Ichino, The Problem of Causality (full-credit) (ECO-AD-PRBCSL)
Thomas Crossley, Economic Measurement (full-credit) (ECO-AD-ECNMSM)


Evi Pappa, Applied Macro Part I (half-credit) (ECO-AD-PPLMRC1)

Microeconomics, Macroeconomics or Econometrics

Russell Cooper, Dynamic Factor Demand (full credit) (ECO-AD-DFD)

Block II advanced courses 11 November – 24 January – Exams in week of 20 January


Michele Belot, Applied Behavioural Economics (half-credit)  


Andrea Galeotti, Network Theory (half-credit)  


Arpad Abraham, Endogenous and Exogenous Incomplete Markets (half-credit)
Evi Pappa
, Applied Macro Part II (half-credit)

Microeconomics or Econometrics

Sule Alan, Field Research Design and Impact Evaluation (full-credit)

Block III advanced courses 27 January – 27 March – Exams in week of 23 March


Thomas Crossley, Topics in Microeconometrics (full-credit)


Ramon Marimon,On Sovereign Debt and Fiscal and Monetary Stability (with an emphasis in EMU) (half-credit)
Nils Grevenbrock, Topics in Macroeconomics and Household Finance (half-credit)
Francisco Vitorino QueirosTopics in Macroeconomics with Asset Bubbles (half-credit) 


Giacomo Calzolari, Advanced Industrial Organization (full-credit)
Arthur Schram, Topics in Experimental Economics (half-credit) 

Microeconomics & Econometrics

Sule Alan, Topics in Development Microeconomics (full-credit) 
Michèle Belot and Philipp Kircher, Applied Microeconomics: Theory and Empirics (full-credit) 

Dean Lillard, A Short Course on Genomics (half-credit)


Block IV advanced courses 30 March – 29 May – Exams in week of 25 May


Patrik Guggenberger, Econometrics of Big Data and Uniformly Valid Inference (half-credit/Reading Group)


Ramon Marimon, Macro-Finance and policy design (half-credit)
Leonardo Melosi, Information Frictions and Expectations in Macro (half-credit)
Francesco Zanetti, Macroeconomic Policy (half-credit) 


Alessandro Spiganti, Economics of Innovation (half-credit)

Methodology course for 1st year researchers (compulsory, no credit)
Andrea Ichino, Russell Cooper, Michele Belot, David Levine, How to Conceive, Write and Publish a Paper in Economics



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