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, 5 March 2024 – h. 13.30

CSEF Seminar with Matt Elliott (Cambridge University)


Wednesday, 6 March 2024 – h. 13.30

CSEF Seminar with Glenn Magerman (ECARES)

A theory of equality and growth

Working papers

#697 Authority, Information, and Credit Terms: Evidence from Small Business Lending

Andrea Bellucci, Alexander Borisov, and Alberto Zazzaro

#696 School productive performance and technology gaps: new evidence from PISA 2018

Salvatore Capasso, Maria Kaisari, Konstantinos Kounetas, and Elias Lainas

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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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Educational disparities between children begin at home

Michele Giannola


How Litigation Risk Affects Companies’ Liquidity

Tommaso Oliviero, Min Park and Hong Zou


Chi paga la flessibilità dei contratti

Edoardo Di Porto and Cristina Tealdi

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