2020/21 Economics Seminar Series

SAN FRANCESCO COMPLEX – PIAZZA S. FRANCESCO 19

Given the uncertainty on the ongoing pandemic and the difficulty of traveling, we plan to have online-only seminars at least until January 2021. In any case, we will always provide links for online attendance, also when we will be able to arrange in-person seminars


  • October 14, 2pm – Pablo Brañas Garza, Loyola Andalucia University

  • November 25, 2pm – Friederike Mengel, University of Essex

  • December 9, 2pm – Rodrigo Basco, AUS

  • January 27, 2pm – Simone Righi, Università Cà Foscari

  • February 3, 2pm – Camille Landais, London School of Economics

  • February 10, 2pm – Sergei Guriev, Science Po, Paris

  • February 24, 2pm – Arne Uhlendorff, CNRS, Paris

  • March 10, 2pm – Fabiano Schivardi, LUISS Guido Carli, Roma

  • March 24, 2pm – Margherita Comola, Paris School of Economics

  • April 7, 2pm – Michele Ruta, World Bank

  • April 21, 2pm – Michael Koch, Aarhus University, Denmark

  • May 5, 2pm – Maurizio Zanardi, Lancaster University

  • May 19, 2pm – Emilio Calvano, Università di Bologna

  • June 9, 2pm – Coralio Ballester, Universidad de Alicante

  • June 23, 2pm – Francesco Rentocchini, Università di Milano

2019/20 Economics Seminar Series

SAN FRANCESCO COMPLEX – PIAZZA S. FRANCESCO 19


  • September 25, 2 pm - Giacomo Calzolari, European University Institute

  • November 6, 2 pm - Matteo Bugamelli, Banca d'Italia

  • November 20, 2 pm - Michal Krawczyk, Warsaw University

  • December 6, 2 pm - Giovanni Ponti, Alicante & LUISS

  • January 15, 2 pm - Alex Teytelboym, Oxford

  • January 29, 2 pm - Lola Collado, Alicante

  • February 5, 2 pm - Ennio Bilancini, IMT Lucca

  • February 12, 2 pm - Michael Lechner, St. Gallen

  • April 22, 2 pm [Google Meet] - Mattia Nardotto, KU Leuven

  • May 6, 2 pm [Google Meet] - Miklos Koren, CEU Budapest

  • May 20, 2 pm [Google Meet] - Antonio Nicolò, University of Padua

2018/19 Economics Seminar Series

SAN FRANCESCO COMPLEX – PIAZZA S. FRANCESCO 19


  • September 26, 2pm - Andreas Moxnes, University of Oslo

  • October 10, 2pm - Leonardo Boncinelli, Università degli Studi di Firenze

  • October 24, 2pm - Lorenzo Casaburi, University of Zurich

  • November 7, 2pm - Ignacio Monzón, Collegio Carlo Alberto

  • November 28, 2pm - Rosario Crinò, Università Cattolica di Milano

  • December 19, 2pm - Alexandra Roulet, INSEAD

  • January 9, 2pm Piero - Gottardi, University of Essex

  • January 23, 2pm - Marco Grazzi, Università Cattolica di Milano

  • January 16, 2pm - Beata Javorcik, University of Oxford

  • February 13, 2pm - Kalina Manova, University College London

  • March 13, 2pm - Michele Garagnani, University of Zurich

  • March 13, 3pm - Miguel Borrella Mas, University of Navarra

  • March 20, 2pm - Fabrizio Panebianco, Università Cattolica di Milano

  • April 3, 2pm - Johannes Boehm, Science Po Paris

  • April 17, 2pm - Glenn Magerman, Université Libre de Bruxelles

  • April 29, 11am - Pol Antràs, Harvard

  • May 8, 2pm - Patrick Legros, Université Libre de Bruxelles; Northeastern University

  • May 22, 2pm - Miklos Koren, Central European University

  • June 5, 2pm - Luigi Pascali, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

  • June 18, 5pm - Samuel Bowles, Santa Fe Institute

  • June 19, 2pm - Guillermo Noguera, Yale

Brown Bag Seminars

Brown Bag occasional seminars are jointly organized together with other research units at IMT on multidisciplinary cross-cutting topics. Invited speakers or resident researchers may present ongoing works or research ideas that touches upon the diverse research interests of the IMT community.


  • June 6th, 2018. Italian Renaissance, pop culture and the video game industry: the case of Assassin's Creed. Invited speaker: Marcello Simonetta, Medici Archive Project.

  • March 13th, 2018. The Chinese Belt & Road Initiative: Security and Cybersecurity on the New Silk Road. Invited speaker: Alessandro Arduino, Shanghai Academy of Social Science & King's College London.

  • March 8th, 2018. Framing Effects and the Elicitation of Preferences in Social Dilemmas: the Role of (Mis)Perceptions. Invited speaker: Simone Quercia, University of Bonn.

  • January 30th, 2018. Blockchain and its economic implications. Resident speaker: Andrea Canidio, IMT Lucca.

  • July 17th, 2017. Global ownership and corporate control networks. Resident speaker: Armando Rungi, IMT Lucca.