News

  October 2014

The third edition of the CEPR Modena Conference on "Growth in Mature Economies", organized by RECent and CEPR with the support of FCRMO, will be held in Modena on May 11 and 12, 2015. The topic chosen for the new edition is "Revisiting the Contribution of Openness". The organizers are:
The programs of the previous editions are available here.

  February 2014

Graziella Bertocchi, Efrem Castelnuovo, Matteo Cervellati and Giacomo Pasini are organizing the ninth edition of the BOMOPAV ECONOMICS MEETINGS. The 2014 edition will be held in Padova on April 11. The detailed program will be available here.

  October 2013

The second edition of the CEPR Modena Conference on Growth in Mature Economies, organized by RECent and CEPR with the support of FCRMO, will be held in Modena on November 7 and 8, 2013. The organizers are:
All RECent members are invited to participate. No advance registration is required. The program is available here.

  June 2013

Giorgio Bellettini, Graziella Bertocchi and Davide Ticchi are organizing the PRIN Workshop on Institutions, Social Dynamics and Economic Development. The workshop will be held in Bologna on June 6-7, 2013. The detailed program will be available here.

  April 2013

Graziella Bertocchi, Efrem Castelnuovo, Matteo Cervellati and Giacomo Pasini are organizing the eight edition of the BOMOPAV ECONOMICS MEETINGS. The 2013 edition will be leld in Venice on April 19. The detailed program will be available here.

  October 2012

A joint RECent-CEPR Conference on Growth in Mature Economies will be held in Modena on November 9 and 10, 2012 with the financial support of Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena. The organizers are:

Already confirmed participants include:

Attendance to the academic sessions is by invitation only.

A policy panel open to the general public will be held on Saturday, November 10 at 11 am, with the participation of Fabrizio Barca (Minister of Territorial Cohesion). The detailed program can be found at this link.

  March 2012

A joint RECent-CHILD Workshop on the Economics of the Family, Education and Social Capital was held at RECent on March 5, 2012. The organizers are Graziella Bertocchi and Daniela Del Boca. You can find the program and the papers at this link.

  July 2011

RECent members have been awarded an Italian Ministry for the University Research Grant on "Institutions, social dynamics and economic development".
The coordinator of the Modena unit is Graziella Bertocchi. The national coordinator is Giorgio Bellettini (Bologna). The grant amounts to Euro 146.566.

  March 2011

Graziella Bertocchi, Efrem Castelnuovo and Matteo Cervellati organize the sixth edition of BOMOPA ECONOMICS MEETINGS 2011 (Modena, 15 April 2011)
The detailed program is available here.

  December 2010

Sandra Paterlini is Guest Editor (with Prof. Dietmar Maringer and Prof. Peter Winker) of the "3rd Special Issue on OPTIMIZATION HEURISTICS IN ESTIMATION AND MODELLING PROBLEMS" for the journal Computation Statistics & Data Analysis.
For information: call for paper

Sandra Paterlini has been nominated Vice-Chair of the IEEE Task Force on Portfolio Optimization. The task force is organizing a session on Portfolio Management at CIFER 2011-IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering & Economics.
For information: CIFER 2011 site or Sandra Paterlini
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  November 2010

RECent paper no. 30, Marriage and other risky assets: a portfolio approach, by RECent Director Graziella Bertocchi (joint with Costanza Torricelli and Marianna Brunetti), has been featured in La Repubblica, an Italian newspaper, on November 8, 2010. The article reviews the latest research on the role of women in family decision making.

  October 2010

RECent paper no. 50, A dynamic politico-economic model of intergenerational contracts, by Francesco Lancia and RECEnt fellow Alessia Russo has been featured in the NEP-DGE Blog at the link: http://nepdge.wordpress.com. The Blog is meant to promote scientific discussion about the latest research in the field of Dynamic General Equilibrium theory. The Blog selects three papers per month.

  September 2010

RECent has been awarded an International Research Grant by Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena. The title of the project is "Real and financial economic dynamics in a globalized world: Theory, Modelling, and Policy Implications (REFIGLO)". The principal investigator is Andrea Cipollini, while Sandra Paterlini and Chiara Strozzi are the co-inestigators.
- REFIGLO project (PDF)

Ennio Bilancini organizes the IV Workshop GRASS - Social Choice Research Group (Modena, 17-18 september 2010).
The detailed program is available here.

Sandra Paterlini is one of the members of the Scientific Committee of the CEQURA Conference on Advances in Financial and Insurance Risk Management (Munich, 23-25 september 2010)
and of the 3rd International Conference of the ERCIM WG on COMPUTING & STATISTICS (London, 10-12 december 2010)

  April 2010

Giorgio Bellettini, Graziella Bertocchi and Davide Ticchi organize the PRIN Workshop on POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS AND DEMOGRAPHIC DYNAMICS (Modena, 3 june 2010).

  March 2010

Graziella Bertocchi, Efrem Castelnuovo and Matteo Cervellati organize the fifth edition of BOMOPA ECONOMICS MEETINGS 2010 (Padova, 26 march 2010).

  November 2009

On Monday November 9th RECent will organize a conference on the current economic crisis and grwoth perspectives. The speakers will be economists who graduated in Modena and are currently active in Italian and foreign universities and internazional research organizations.
The detailed program is available here.

  October 2009

Sandra Paterlini is one of the members of the Scientific Program Committee of the 3rd International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE'09) and of the 2nd International Workshop of the ERCIM Working Group on Computing & Statistics (Cyprus, 29-31 october 2009).

  March 2009

Sandra Paterlini is one of the members of the Scientific Program Committee of the 3rd International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE'09) and of the 2nd International Workshop of the ERCIM Working Group on Computing & Statistics (Cyprus, 29-31 october 2009).

Graziella Bertocchi, Efrem Castelnuovo and Matteo Cervellati organize the fourth edition of BOMOPA ECONOMICS MEETINGS 2009 (Bologna, 3 april 2009).

  February 2009

Alberto Rinaldi is one of the organizers of the session European FDI and Globalization: 1945-2005 at the XVth World Economic History Congress (Utrecht, 3-7 august 2009).

  December 2008

RECent has been financed by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena within an international research grants program for 2008-10. The title of the project is "Advances in the study of business cycle and economic growth (ASBE)"
The project involves collaboration with the following foreign partners: Universidad Nacional del Litoral (Argentina); UniversitÚ Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), University of Aarhus (Denmark); Paris-Jourdan Sciences Economiques (PSE), UniversitÚ de Paris I (France); European Central Bank, Free University of Berlin, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, University of Giessen (Germany); Kobe University (Japan); University of Athens (Greece); National University of Ireland (Ireland); Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (Norway); Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), University of Essex, University of London - Birbeck College, University of London - Queen Mary (UK); Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Universitat de Girona, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain); University of Minnesota - Institute for Law and Economics, University of Minnesota - School of Statistics (USA); University of Bern (Switzerland).
- ASBE project (PDF)