Economics and Social Sciences News

Decoding Human Communication: Professor Bruno Galantucci

Decoding Human Communication: Professor Bruno Galantucci

Psychology Professor Bruno Galantucci's area of expertise is human communication and Experimental Semiotics, a field that he contributed to developing.

JCU to Launch Major in Psychological Science in Fall 2020

JCU to Launch Major in Psychological Science in Fall 2020

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the launch of a new major in Psychological Science beginning in Fall 2020.

Taking the Leap: Student Micah Hinnergardt

Taking the Leap: Student Micah Hinnergardt

Micah Hinnergardt is an International Affairs senior from Pennsylvania. She is one of the recipients of the America Award, granted to her in October 2019.

The Impact of Central Bank Communication on Private Inflation Expectations: A Study by Prof. Mellina

The Impact of Central Bank Communication on Private Inflation Expectations: A Study by Prof. Mellina

Prof. Mellina presented his current empirical research on the impact of the words adopted by the Federal Reserve on private inflation expectations.

Organizational Resilience: JCU Welcomes Alumnus Jacopo Capparelli of Panta Ray

Organizational Resilience: JCU Welcomes Alumnus Jacopo Capparelli of Panta Ray

John Cabot University welcomed Jacopo Capparelli in the context of Professor Ieva Jakobsone Bellomi’s MGT 310 Organizational Behavior class on October 9, 2019.

Reinventing Capitalism: JCU Welcomes Dr. Nils Gilman

Reinventing Capitalism: JCU Welcomes Dr. Nils Gilman

John Cabot University welcomed Dr. Nils Gilman for a talk called "Reinventing How to Govern Capitalism" on October 11, 2019.

Professor Alina Sorgner: Global Expert for World Manufacturing Forum Report 2019

Professor Alina Sorgner: Global Expert for World Manufacturing Forum Report 2019

JCU Professor Alina Sorgner was invited to be a member of the Global Expert Group in preparing the 2019 World Manufacturing Forum (WMF) Report. 

Prof. Sorgner on the Impact of Digital Technologies and Gender Equality

Prof. Sorgner on the Impact of Digital Technologies and Gender Equality

This academic year’s Research Talks series of the Department of Economics and Social Sciences has been launched with a talk by JCU Professor of Applied Data Analytics Alina Sorgner. Prof. Sorgner presented her current research on the impact of new digital technologies on gender equality in developing countries.

Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance: JCU Hosts International Workshop

Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance: JCU Hosts International Workshop

On June 19, 2019 the Department of Economics and Social Sciences organized an international workshop titled “Theory and Experiments in Macroeconomics and Finance”.  The workshop was the department’s first international event.

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.

Perceived Corruption: A Lab Experiment by Dr. Francesca Marazzi

Perceived Corruption: A Lab Experiment by Dr. Francesca Marazzi

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences organized a presentation by Dr. Francesca Marazzi from University of Rome Tor Vergata, titled "Perceived Corruption: A Lab Experiment" on Thursday 4 April, 2019.

Theory of Financial Intermediation: Dr. Vittorio Larocca

Theory of Financial Intermediation: Dr. Vittorio Larocca

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences welcomed Dr. Vittorio Larocca from Luiss Guido Carli who presented a theoretical model in which financial intermediaries strategically compete by offering different types of financial services, on February 27, 2019. 

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.