The official call for applications for admissions in the 2024/25 academic year (cycle 40 of the program) will be released in the spring.

However, 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. Health economics, federalism and fiscal decentralizazion
  12. Economics of crime and corruption
  13. Complexity economics and agent based simulation for theory and policy
  14. Models of decision making under ambiguity
  15. Behavioral political economics: Psychology, policy preferences, and economic policy
  16. Observational learning and fake news
  17. Insurance mathematics and pension funds
  18. Asset pricing models and portfolio choice models
  19. Economic, political and social consequences of status concerns and peer pressures
  20. Experimental economics: Social and political preferences
  21. Environmental and climate change economics
  22. Political economy of development and conflicts
  23. Economics of culture

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.