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Event: Summer School on “Economic Behaviours: Models, Measurements, and Policies”

Event date June 30, 2019 - July 05, 2019
Submission deadline March 31, 2019
Location Italy
Host(s) Como
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Summer School on “Economic Behaviours: Models, Measurements, and Policies”, Como, Italy, June 30–July 5, 2019

School’s website:


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 30 (welcome drinks and registration, from 6.30 pm) to July 5 (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 School’s 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, two faculty members, and the floor.

Tutorials: a faculty member discusses with a student her/his paper in a one-to-one 45-minute discussion; each student/paper has two tutorials.

Social activities: visits to Como, Torno (a village on the Lake of Como), plus various drinks and dinners.


Euros 240. 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 2018) 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 or

The DEADLINE for submissions is MARCH 31, 2019. Decisions about applications will be communicated by April 15, 2019.



Anna ALEXANDROVA, University of Cambridge.

Erik ANGNER, Stockholm University.

Richard BRADLEY, London School of Economics.

Till GRÜNE-YANOFF, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm.

Francesco GUALA, University of Milan.

Conrad HEILMANN, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Catherine HERFELD, University of Zurich.

Hykel HOSNI, University of Milan.

Caterina MARCHIONNI, TINT, University of Helsinki.

Ivan MOSCATI, Insubria University.

Robert NORTHCOTT, Birkbeck College, London.

Raffaello SERI, Insubria University.



Francesco Guala (University of Milan).

Hykel Hosni (University of Milan).

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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