BOMOPAV Economics meeting

BOMOPAV Economics meeting, April 12, 2019


Joint Workshop by the Departments of Economics of: Bologna, Modena-Reggio Emilia, Padova, and Venezia

Venue: AULA 7 (ALA EST), Department of Economics “Marco Biagi”, Viale J. Berengario 51 – MODENA

Aim: This meeting is aimed to foster discussions among the researchers of the four Departments. Presentations by two young researchers per each Department are discussed by senior researchers of other Departments. The participation of members of all Departments, including Ph.D. students close to thesis completion as well as Post-Docs, is encouraged. Outside guests are also welcome to attend.

If you are interested to attend and for further information please contact the local organizer:

Chiara Strozzi,



10.15: Welcome Address

10.30 – 12.45: First Session 

Chair: Thomas Bassetti, PD

Mesfin Genie, VE ”Does Numeracy Skill Affect Choice Consistency in Stated Preference Experiments?”

Discussant: Matteo Lippi Bruni, BO

Graziano Moramarco, BO “Measuring Global Macroeconomic Uncertainty”

Discussant: Antonio Ribba, MO

Junaid Arshad, BO “Psychological and Social Motivations in Microfinance Contracts: Theory and Evidence”

Discussant: Luca Corazzini, VE

12.45 13.45: Lunch

13.45 15.15: Second Session

Chair: Luca Corazzini, VE

Michele Cantarella, MO “Labour Market Effects of Crowdwork in the US and EU: An Empirical Investigation”

Discussant: Thomas Bassetti,PD

Debdeep Chattopadhyay, PD “Did the Massachusetts Health Care Reform Increase Self Employment?”

Discussant:Anzelika Zaiceva, MO

15.15 – 15.45: Coffee Break 

15.45 – 18.00: Third Session

Chair: Giovanni Prarolo,BO

Sebastiano Della Lena, VE “Non-Bayesian Social Learning and the Spread of Misinformation in Networks”

Discussant: Elias Carroni, BO

Pietro Salmaso, PD“Stable and Efficient Task Assignment to Pairs”

Discussant: Pietro Dindo, VE

Luca Ferrari, MO “Divided Majorities: Public Information and Persuasion”

Discussant: Stefano Galavotti,PD

18.00: Adjour



The organizers:

Thomas Bassetti, University of Padova

Luca Corazzini,Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Giovanni Prarolo, University of Bologna

Chiara Strozzi, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia