Academic Director: prof. Luigi Mittone
Deputy-Director: prof. Francesco Ravazzolo

Activated in  partnership with  the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Duration: 3 years
Official language: all courses will be held in English starting from the first year

Educational aims

The PhD programme in Economics and Finance is designed to attract students who are interested in pursuing innovative and ambitious research topics in economics and finance. The programme draws on the expertise of faculty members from two universities, the University of Trento (UNITN) and the Free University of Bolzano (UNIBZ) and provides advanced training in these areas. Additionally, the doctoral programme aims to become part of the network of training initiatives in the Europaregion Euregio, with opportunities to access funding for events and mobility.

Research subjects

  • Behavioural Economics
  • Applied Economic Analysis
  • Financial Markets
  • Quantitative Methods

Particular emphasis will be given to research proposals on the following subjects

  • Economic development and institutions
  • Monetary and fiscal policies
  • Economic choices and energy transition
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial risk management
  • Enterprises and international markets
  • Investment tools and optimization
  • Evaluation of public policies
  • Big data
  • ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) and sustainable finance