Economics and Social Sciences News

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.

Immigration in a Search-Equilibrium Model: Bright Ikhenaode

Immigration in a Search-Equilibrium Model: Bright Ikhenaode

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences organized a presentation by Bright Ikhenaode, PhD candidate in Economics from Sapienza University in Rome, titled "Immigration, Skill Acquisition and Fiscal Redistribution in a Search-Equilibrium Model" on Wednesday, January 30.

The Data Science Revolution: JCU Welcomes Dr. Francesca Dominici from Harvard

The Data Science Revolution: JCU Welcomes Dr. Francesca Dominici from Harvard

JCU welcomed Dr. Francesca Dominici, Professor of Biostatistics, Population and Data Science at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Co-Director of the Harvard Data Science Initiative for a conversation with Visiting Professor Deanna Lee on The Revolutionary Role of Data Science, on 16 January.

Professor Adrian Stoian on “Data: the New Oil”

Professor Adrian Stoian on “Data: the New Oil”

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences organized a talk by JCU Professor Adrian Stoian titled "Data: the New Oil", on Tuesday, November 27.

Professor Alessandro Antonelli: Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact

Professor Alessandro Antonelli: Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact

On Tuesday, November 13, the Department of Economics and Social Sciences kicked off its 2018-2019 “Prof Talks” Series with JCU Professor Alessandro Antonelli discussing “Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact.”

Professor Bruno Galantucci Presents Research on Human Communication

Professor Bruno Galantucci Presents Research on Human Communication

JCU Associate Professor of Psychology, Bruno Galantucci, was invited to speak at two international scientific conferences. On October 19, he spoke at the 7th Peripatetic Conference in Poland, while on October 31, he spoke at the "Interrelations Among Different Forms of Human Communication" workshop in Sweden.

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.

JCU as a Family Tradition: Economics and Finance Student Omar Attiya

JCU as a Family Tradition: Economics and Finance Student Omar Attiya

Omar Attiya, class of 2018, graduated with a double degree in Economics and Finance and in Marketing. Born and raised in Kuwait, he is the fourth member of his family to graduate from JCU, following his two older brothers and mother. While at JCU, he worked as a Student Assistant at the IT Office and as a representative for the Admissions Office.

Meet the Class of 2018 Valedictorian Flavio Garinei

Meet the Class of 2018 Valedictorian Flavio Garinei

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2018, Flavio Garinei.

Mapping the Megalopolis: Security and Solidarity on Mexico City’s Periphery

Mapping the Megalopolis: Security and Solidarity on Mexico City’s Periphery

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences presented the lecture “Mapping the Megalopolis - Security and Solidarity on Mexico City's Periphery” on March 19th. The guest speakers were Jennifer L. Johnson, Associate Professor of Sociology at Kenyon College, and Shannan N. Mattiace, Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Allegheny College.

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.”

Managerial Economics Class Attends Pitch Your Failure Presentation

Managerial Economics Class Attends Pitch Your Failure Presentation

On October 5, 2017 JCU students enrolled in the Managerial Economics class attended a Pitch Your Failure presentation organized by Ashoka ChangemakerXchange at the TIM #Wcap Accelerator in Trastevere.

JCU Professor and Alumna Co-Author Article in Society and Economy

JCU Professor and Alumna Co-Author Article in Society and Economy

Former JCU Professor Pal Belenyesi and JCU alumna Zina Abuhaydar recently published an article in the journal Society and Economy.

Professor Nicola Petrocchi to Present at Gerace Summer School

Professor Nicola Petrocchi to Present at Gerace Summer School

Professor Nicola Petrocchi will be lecturing at the Summer School "Empathy and Compassion: From Contemplative Traditions to Neuroscience.”

Professor Francesco Ruscitti to Present Paper at XXVI European Workshop on General Equilibrium

Professor Francesco Ruscitti to Present Paper at XXVI European Workshop on General Equilibrium

Dr. Ruscitti’s expertise and research interests are in Microeconomics and Economic Theory. He presents papers at international conferences on a regular basis.