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Research Seminar in Economics
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Subject & Speaker A General Theory of Endogenous Market Structures Prof. Paolo Bertoletti, Università di Pavia   Where & When Room PC-04 (blue building, basement floor) Università della Svizzera italiana Via G. Buffi 13 Lugano Tuesday, October...

iCub: an open source platform for research in embodied cognition
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Faculty of Informatics is pleased to announce a seminar given by Giorgio Metta DATE: Tuesday, October 21st 2014 PLACE: USI Lugano Campus, room 351, Main building (Via G. Buffi 13) TIME: 14.00 ABSTRACT: I will present the iCub humanoid, a robotic...

Prévisions pour le tourisme suisse
Monday, October 20, 2014

Il faut s'attendre à ce que, pendant la saison d'été 2014, l'économie touristique suisse n'ait connu qu'une très modeste croissance (0,2 %) du nombre des nuitées hôtelières. Pour la saison d'hiver imminente (novembre 2014 à avril 2015),...

Cerimonia di consegna dei diplomi per 71 neolaureati in informatica
Monday, October 20, 2014

Venerdì sono stati conferiti 13 diplomi di Bachelor, 40 di Master, 7 di Executive Master e 11 di dottorato. I diplomati   provenienti da 18 diverse nazioni hanno avuto il privilegio di vivere una cerimonia colorata da una sfumatura particolare:...

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21 October The impact of renewable energies on EEX day-ahead electricity prices

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University of St.Gallen - Schools of Management, Finance, Economics and Political Science

21 October Essays in asset pricing

My dissertation consists of three main chapters; I focus on empirical aspects of asset pricing. I identify anomalies in equities, relate the book-to-market anomaly and the size anomaly to cash-flow risk, and document a strong cross-sectional predictor of FX volatility returns. In the first part of my dissertation I show that Gross Yield negatively predicts returns in the cross section of...

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Università della Svizzera italiana

17 October Does Public Education Expansion Lead to Trickle-Down Growth?

The paper revisits the debate on trickle-down growth in view of the widely discussed evolution of the earnings and income distribution that followed a massive expansion of higher education. We propose a dynamic general equilibrium model to dynamically evaluate whether economic growth triggered by an increase in public education expenditure on behalf of those with high learning ability eventually...

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Université de Fribourg

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