First-Year Ph.D. Courses

Term 1 

(25 Sep - 27 Oct 2023)

Mathematics 1:
set theory, analysis on the real line, basic topology in Rn.
(N. Urbinati, Venice)

Mathematics 2:
static and dynamic optimization.
(F. Caruso and M. Ceparano, Federico II)

Mathematics 3:
probability theory.
(N. Lomys, Federico II)

Rest week:
 30 Oct-3 Nov

Exam week: 6-10 Nov

Term 2 

(13 Nov - 15 Dec 2023)

Microeconomics 1:
consumption, production and uncertainty.
(E. Sartori, Federico II)

inference and hypothesis testing.
(M. Stenborg Petterson, Federico II)

Data and coding lab:
coding with Stata, Python and Matlab, machine learning methods.
(L. Coraggio,  Federico II and A. Miano, Federico II)

Rest week
: 2-5 Jan 2024

Exam week: 8-12 Jan

Term 3 

(15 Jan - 16 Feb 2024)

Microeconomics 2:
game theory and applications.
(E. Sartori, Federico II and M. Bizzarri, Federico II)

Macroeconomics 1:
(F. Queiròs, Federico II)

Econometrics 1:
panel data.
(L.Pandolfi and A. Scognamiglio, Federico II)

Rest week: 19-23 Feb

Exam week
: 26 Feb-1 Mar

Term 4

(4 Mar - 5 Apr 2024)

Microeconomics 3:
general equilibrium and externalities.
(A. Bennardo, Salerno and L. Balletta, Federico II)

Macroeconomics 2:
business cycle and monetary policy.
(F. Queiròs, Federico II)

Econometrics 2:
time series.

(A. Acconcia, Federico II)

Rest week: 8 - 12 Apr

Exam week: 15 - 19 Apr

Term 5*

(22 Apr - 24 May 2024)

Microeconomics 4:
information economics.
(L. Picariello, Federico II )

Macroeconomics 3:
(L. Iovino, Bocconi)

Econometrics 3:
applied econometrics.
(M. Langella, Federico II)

Microeconomics 5:
psychology and economics.
(A. Rosato, Federico II )

Rest week
: 27-31 May

Exam week: 3 - 7 Jun

*In this term students are required to attend  Microeconomics 4 plus two  other courses.

Term 6

(Jun - Jul 2024)

Naples Summer School in Economics and Finance

(Jun 2024)

CSEF-IGIER Symposium on Economics and Institutions 

(Jun 2024)

Doctoral students will attend the Symposium freely, acting as “rapporteurs”

Doctoral students are expected to participate to all the weekly seminars organised by the Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), which is located within DISES and collaborates closely with it.