BoMoPaV Economics Meeting 2024

The BoMoPaV Economics Meeting 2024 will take place on Thursday, 30 May 2024 at the Seminar Room of Palazzo Levi Cases (Via del Santo 33, 1st floor) in Padua.

This joint workshop is organized by the Departments of Economics of Bologna, Modena-Reggio Emilia, Padova, and Venezia.

The meeting aims to facilitate discussions among researchers from the four Departments. Presentations by two young researchers from each Department will be reviewed by senior researchers from the other Departments. We encourage participation from all Departments, including Ph.D. students nearing thesis completion and postdocs. Additionally, outside guests are welcome to attend.

Organizers and Scientific Committee:
Elias Carroni, University of Bologna,
Chiara Strozzi, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia,
Thomas Bassetti, University of Padova,
Irene Mammi, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice,

If you are interested to attend and for further information, please contact Thomas Bassetti


10:30-10:45 Welcome
Thomas Bassetti, University of Padova

10:45 – 13.00: First Session1
Chair: Irene Mammi, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
10:45-11:30 Catarina Midoes (VE), “Heat and AC in the "Old" Continent: well-being impacts for older Europeans”. Discussant: Roberto Ganau (PD)
11:30-12:15 Sergio Cappellini (PD), “Optimal Welfare-to-Work Programs with Worker Profiling”. Discussant: Vincenzo Scrutinio (BO)
12:15-13:00 Eleonora Romano (BO), “The Fiscal Impact of Immigrants”. Discussant: Marina Murat (MO)

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch (Common Room)

14.00 – 15.30: Second Session
Chair: Chiara Strozzi, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
14:00-14:45 Enrico D'Ecclesis (MO), “Environmental Attitudes and Political Voting: a Machine”. Discussant: Alessia Russo (PD)
14:45-15:30 Marli Fernandes (PD), “When Women Run Against Men: Evidence from Political Platforms”. Discussant: Fabrizio Patriarca (MO)

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break

16.00 – 18.15 Third Session
Chair: Elias Carroni, University of Bologna
16:00-16:45 Elisa Flori (MO), “A Network Perspective on the DAX 30 Supply Chain: Stylized Facts and Resilience”. Discussant: Stefano Bolatto (BO)
16:45-17:30 Giovanni Righetto (BO), “Political power and the influence of minorities: theory and evidence from Italy”. Discussant: Marco Di Cataldo (VE)
17:30-18:15 Ovielt Baltodano (VE), “Heterogeneous dynamic stochastic block models and an application to international trade”. Discussant: Silvia Sarpietro (BO)

The time allocation for each slot is as follows: 30 minutes for presentations, 10 minutes for discussion, and 5 minutes for audience questions.