The Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF) was established in 1998 by the University of Naples Federico II, the University of Salerno, and Bocconi University to foster research and attract talent in all fields of economics and finance.

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Forthcoming seminars & events

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Monday, 20 May 2024 – h. 13.30

CSEF Seminar with Elisa Rubbo (University of Chicago - Booth School of Business)

Monetary non-neutrality in the cross section

Tuesday, 28 May 2024 – h. 13.30

CSEF Seminar with Adrien Bilal (Harvard University)



May 24 & 25, 2024

Workshop on Econometrics and Models of Strategic Interactions

June 24-28, 2024

18th Csef-Igier Symposium on Economics and Institutions

Working papers

#714 Workplace Peer Effects in Fertility Decisions

Maria De Paola, Roberto Nisticò, and Vincenzo Scoppa

#713 Inelastic Demand Meets Optimal Supply of Risky Sovereign Bonds

Matías Moretti, Lorenzo Pandolfi, Sergio L. Schmukler, Germán Villegas Bauer, and Tomás Williams

#712 Tournament Auctions

Luca Anderlini and Gaon Kim

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Recent & forthcoming publications

Francesco Lancia, Alessia Russo, and Tim Worrall

Intergenerational Insurance

Forthcoming in Journal of Political Economy

Vincenzo Bove, Jessica Di Salvatore, Leandro Elia, and Roberto Nisticò

Mothers at Peace: International Peacebuilding and Post-conflict Fertility

Journal of Development Economics, 2024, vol. 167, 103226

Edoardo Di Porto and Cristina Tealdi

Heterogeneous Paths to Stability

Forthcoming in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A

Leonardo Gambacorta, Tommaso Oliviero, and Hyun Song Shin

Low Price-to-Book Rations and Bank Dividend Payout Policies

Economic Policy, 2023, vol. 38(115), pp. 675-701

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Economic sanctions can have a major impact on the neighbours of a target nation – new research

Vincenzo Bove, Jessica Di Salvatore, and Roberto Nisticò


Educational disparities between children begin at home

Michele Giannola


How Litigation Risk Affects Companies’ Liquidity

Tommaso Oliviero, Min Park and Hong Zou

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