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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Tuesday, 16 April 2024 – h. 13.30

CSEF Seminar with Roberto Tubaldi ( BI Oslo - Norwegian Business School)

Supply Chain Shortages, Large Firms’ Market Power, and Inflation

Wednesday, 17 April 2024 – h. 13.30

CSEF Seminar with Almudena Sevilla (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Gender Differences in Performance: The Role of External Testing Environments


May 6-7, 2024

Workshop on Networks and Development

Working papers

#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

#711 The Emergence of Enforcement

Luca Anderlini, Leonardo Felli, and Michele Piccione

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Recent & forthcoming publications

Tom Kirchmaier, Monica Langella, and Alan Manning

Commuting for Crime

Forthcoming in The Economic Journal

Brunella Bruno, Immacolata Marino, and Giacomo Nocera

Internal Ratings and Bank Opacity: Evidence from Analysts’ Forecasts

Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2023, Vol. 56, 101062

Francisco Queirós

Asset Bubbles and Product Market Competition

Theoretical Economics, 2024, Vol. 19(1), pp. 325–364

Giacinta Cestone, Chiara Fumagalli, Francis Kramarz, and Giovanni Pica

Exploiting Growth Opportunities: The Role of Internal Labor Markets

Forthcoming in The Review of Economic Studies

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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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