Economics and Social Sciences News

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.

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.