Economics and Finance News

Women and the Economy: Professor Simona Costagli

Women and the Economy: Professor Simona Costagli

A senior researcher at a major Italian bank, Dr. Costagli began teaching economics as an adjunct at JCU in 2008. The Class of 2019 voted Dr. Costagli “Professor of the Year.”

International Workshop: Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance

International Workshop: Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences at John Cabot University will host a one-day international workshop in Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance on June 19, 2019.

Prof. Francesco Ruscitti on “A Purely Algebraic Approach to Group Decision-Making”

Prof. Francesco Ruscitti on “A Purely Algebraic Approach to Group Decision-Making”

Professor Francesco Ruscitti’s paper "A Purely Algebraic Approach to Group Decision-making") has been accepted for presentation at the European Workshop on Economic Theory (EWET 2019) to be held in Berlin from June 13 to June 15 ) and also at the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET 2019) to be held in Ischia, Italy from June 30 to July 6.

Financially Speaking: Alumnus Marco Fortuna

Financially Speaking: Alumnus Marco Fortuna

Alumnus Marco Fortuna delves into his current position at YourCFO, what he hopes to achieve in the future, and shares advice for upcoming JCU graduates.

The Business of Space: Study Abroad Alumna Teresa Alessandro

The Business of Space: Study Abroad Alumna Teresa Alessandro

Teresa Alessandro, currently a New York State-Licensed Real Estate Broker in Manhattan, spent the summer of 2012 studying abroad at JCU.

Effort in Games with Homogenous Functions: Dr. Walter Ferrarese

Effort in Games with Homogenous Functions: Dr. Walter Ferrarese

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences hosted Dr. Walter Ferrarese (University of Rome Tor Vergata) who presented his research titled “Equilibrium Effort in Games with Homogeneous Production Functions and Homogeneous Valuation”, on Wednesday, February 13.

2018 Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Nordhaus and Romer

2018 Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Nordhaus and Romer

The 2018 Nobel prize in Economics went to two U.S. economists: Professor William Nordhaus (Yale University) and Professor Paul Romer (University of Chicago). Both economists were honored for their research on specific factors that generate sustainable long-term economic growth and wealth.

Business in the Real World: Student Laura De Francisci

Business in the Real World: Student Laura De Francisci

Born in Palermo, Sicily to an American mother and an Italian father, Laura de Francisci (class of 2019) is a Business Administration major and Economics and Finance minor. Currently, she is the president of the Business Club at John Cabot University.

From Adam Smith to Venture Capitalism: Flavia Di Mario at JCU

From Adam Smith to Venture Capitalism: Flavia Di Mario at JCU

The Department of History and Humanities and the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Flavia Di Mario on March 27th for a lecture titled “The 'Invisible Hand' of Economy: from Adam Smith to Venture Capitalism.”

John Cabot University Admitted to CFA® Institute University Affiliation Program

John Cabot University Admitted to CFA® Institute University Affiliation Program

JCU, a CFA Recognized University since 2013, is pleased to announce that it has been admitted to the CFA® Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP).

Student Federico Giordani to Pursue M.Sc. in Financial Economics at Oxford

Student Federico Giordani to Pursue M.Sc. in Financial Economics at Oxford

Federico Giordani is a graduating senior from Rome. He has been accepted to the University of Oxford for an M.Sc. in Financial Economics.

Teaching as Human Interaction at its Best: Professor Adrian Stoian

Teaching as Human Interaction at its Best: Professor Adrian Stoian

Adrian Stoian is an Associate Professor of Economics at John Cabot University. He holds a B.A. in Finance and Banking from Babes Bolyai University, Romania (1997), an M.A. in Economics from Clemson University (2003), and a PhD in Economics from University of Arizona (2008).

Meet Economics and Finance Student Omar Attya

Meet Economics and Finance Student Omar Attya

"Being around people from all around the world has helped me get the most out of my education. Hearing different points of view and being exposed to different mentalities has greatly broadened my perspectives."

Davide Ciferri Publishes Book on Economics for Kids

Davide Ciferri Publishes Book on Economics for Kids

John Cabot University Lecturer in Economics Davide Ciferri recently co-authored a book on economics for kids, published by Edizioni Lapis.

JCU Professor Alessandro Antonelli Interviewed by Al Jazeera

JCU Professor Alessandro Antonelli Interviewed by Al Jazeera

JCU Professor Alessandro Antonelli Interviewed by Al Jazeera