The Institute of Economics carries out research and training activities in the field of empirical and theoretical economics. Our main lines of research include:
- The theory and empirics of firm-industry dynamics, with specific focus on firm growth, productivity, export, innovative active and external financing
- The economics of innovation and technical change (sources, institutions and consequences)
- Micro and macro agent-based models, with particular attention to both the real side of the economy and the banking/financial sectors
- Empirical and theoretical analysis of micro and macroeconomic networks, especially in finance, trade, foreign direct investment, migration and mobility
- Individual, organizational and collective decisions beyond the rational choice paradigm
- Evolutionary foundations of macro-economics
- Evolutionary finance
- Economic history of technology and technical change
- Industrial and technological policies in industrialized and developing countries
- Applied statistics and econometrics
- Political, social and economic consequences of climate change
We welcome and favour dialogue between empirical investigations, theoretical developments and normative contributions - concerning both corporate management and public policies - offering an interdisciplinary environment in which different research interests and competencies, ranging from Economics, to Information Sciences, Mathematics and Physics meet and can be fruitfully integrated.
Our researchers are well nested in an international network, also through the participation to various national and international research projects.
Historically, most of the research activities have been undertaken within the LEM - Laboratory of Economics and Management. Now all research and training activities have been taken over by the Institute, but LEM still keeps its brandname on a prestigious Working Paper Series.
The 2017 edition of the ‘School on Mathematics for Economic and Social Science’ will focus on ‘Data Mining and Machine Learning for Business and Organizations’
On June 16, Scuola Normale Superiore, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Università di Pisa, Scuola IMT Alti Studi Lucca and CNR (Italian National Research Council) have announced their new joint PhD program in Data Science. The doctoral program, which will begin on 1 November 2017, covers a wide variety of topics in statistics, programming, data analysis, machine learning, and neural computation
The Tuscan Academy of Science and Humanities “La Colombaria” organized three seminars on “Roboethics, from algorithms to humanoids” from June 15 to 29 in Florence. Giorgio Buttazzo, Professor of Engineering, Erica Palmerini, Professor of Law, and Barbara Henry, Professor of Political Philosophy, will discuss ethics in science and technology and the impact of robotization on society
Technological change and employment dynamics at the firm and industry level
14th European Network on the Economics of the Firm (ENEF) meeting
The 14th ENEF meeting will be held in Pisa at the Institute of Economics, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies on September 14-15, 2017.
Convention: Una nuova rivoluzione industriale? Le trasformazioni nell'occupazione e nelle pratiche organizzative
, Polo Didattico G. Carmignani
29.09.2017 16:30 to 30.09.2017 16:30