The official call for applications for admissions in the 2023/24 academic year (cycle 39 of the program) will be released in April 2023.

In the meantime, potential candidates are invited to submit their Expression of Interest.

To submit the Expression of Interest, the following material should be sent to the email address

  • This completed form;
  • An updated Curriculum Vitae;
  • Two letters of reference (please ask your referees to send the letters directly to;
  • A brief research proposal (3/5 pages) that (broadly) falls within one of the following research themes. The proposal should contain the research question, the state of the literature and a description of the methodology the candidate intends to apply.
  1. Inequalities in the labor markets
  2. Economics of education, migration and health
  3. Family economics
  4. Economics of gender
  5. Public policy evaluation
  6. Economics of science and innovation
  7. Technological change, total factor productivity and competitive advantage
  8. Applied monetary policy and macroeconometrics
  9. Industrial organization and productivity analysis
  10. Game theory and applications
  11. Regulation of product and labor markets
  12. Health economics, federalism and fiscal decentralizazion
  13. Economics of crime and corruption
  14. Complexity economics and agent based simulation for theory and policy
  15. Models of decision making under ambiguity
  16. Behavioral political economics: Psychology, policy preferences, and economic policy
  17. Observational learning and fake news
  18. Insurance mathematics and pension funds
  19. Asset pricing models and portfolio choice models
  20. Economic, political and social consequences of status concerns and peer pressures
  21. Experimental Economics: Social and political preferences
  22. Environmental and climate change economics
  23. Political economy of development and conflicts

Important notes:

  • the “expression of interest” does NOT substitute the official application, which will have to be sent in due time. The submission of the official application remains the only way for properly enrolling in the selection process.
  • The research proposal will also have to be included in the official application, reference letters will not.