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Event: Como summer school in philosophy of economics

Event date June 28, 2020 - July 03, 2020
Submission deadline March 31, 2020
Location Italy
Host(s) Villa del Grumello
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Summer School on “Economic Behaviours: Models, Measurements, and Policies”, Como, Italy, June 28–July 3, 2020
The Summer School on “Economic Behaviours: Models, Measurements, and Policies” is co-organized by the Lake Como School of Advanced Studies, the International Network of Economic Method (INEM), the University of Insubria, and the University of Milan.
The School will take place at Villa del Grumello, in Como, Italy, from June 28 (welcome drinks and registration, from 6.30 pm) to July 3 (end of school at 2.30 pm), 2019.
The School is intended to foster reflection on economic models of rational as well as bounded or irrational decision, focusing on their explanatory power as well as normative/policy implications. More on the School’s topic at
Lectures: the invited speakers lecture on the School’s topic (two lectures per day; 90 minutes each).
Presentations: students present their papers (five presentations per day; 35 minutes each); each paper is discussed by another student, one faculty member, and the floor.
Tutorials: a faculty member discusses with a student her/his paper in a one-to-one 45-minute discussion.
Social activities: visits to Como, Torno (a village on the Lake of Como), plus various drinks and dinners.
Euros 250. The fees include: accommodation (with breakfast) for five nights at Villa del Grumello or in a Hotel in Como, drinks, dinners and all other social activities.
PhD students and young scholars (PhD degree obtained after January 2019) who wish to attend the school should submit an extended abstract proposal in English of 750 to 1,000 words, or a full-paper proposal of up to 7,500 words. Papers can address any topic in the philosophy, methodology, or history of economics, also a topic different from the summer school’s main theme.
Abstract or full-papers should be sent, together with a CV, and a letter of recommendation from a supervisor, to
The DEADLINE for submissions is MARCH 31, 2020. Decisions about applications will be communicated by April 15, 2020.
Erik ANGNER, Stockholm University
Roberto FUMAGALLI, King’s College London
Till GRÜNE-YANOFF, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
Francesco GUALA, University of Milan
Conrad HEILMANN, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Harold KINCAID, University of Cape Town
Caterina MARCHIONNI, University of Helsinki
Ivan MOSCATI, Insubria University
Raffaello SERI, Insubria University
Johanna THOMA, London School of Economics
Emma TIEFFENBACH, University of Geneva
Francesco Guala (University of Milan)
Till Gruene (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm)
Conrad Heilmann (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Caterina Marchionni (University of Helsinki, INEM President)
Ivan Moscati (University of Insubria)
Raffaello Seri (University of Insubria)
More information about the School at:
The local organizers,
Francesco Guala, Ivan Moscati and Raffaello Seri
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