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Research Assistant Internship

To the students enrolled in the first year 2018-19 of Master’s Degree in Economics and Finance

In academic year 2018-19, in order to obtain 4 credits  for “other activities”, as per your study plan, the Department  offer the possibility to do a 4 credits Research Assistant Internship: a 100 hours internship within a research project that will give the chance to live the academic research and learn the related competences, under the supervision of our professors.

Research Project

Prerequisites

Tutor

Email

Human vs. AI Financial Advice

Languages: English & Italian

Skills required: Econometrics, statistical software (preferably Excel & STATA)

Prof. Andrej Angelovski

aangelovski@luiss.it

Infrastructures and income inequality in Italy

Languages: English

Skills required: Statistics, econometrics, statistical software (preferably STATA)

Prof. Paolo Giordani

pgiordani@luiss.it

The Rise of the Neo-Protectionism

Languages: English


Skills required: International economics, econometrics, statistical software (preferably STATA)

Prof. Paolo Giordani

pgiordani@luiss.it

Study and Simulation of  Models of Growth and Pollution

Languages: English

Skills required:

- Courses: “Mathematical Methods” and “Probability”

- Math Software (e.g. Matlab/Mathcad/Octave/Mathematica)

- Statistics, econometricso Statistical software (e.g. R/STATA/etc)

- Knowledge on how to find and get datas from main data sourceso Ability/Availability to learn basic knowledge in PDEs/SDEs/Stochastic Processes/Optimal Control.

Prof. Fausto Gozzi

fgozzi@luiss.it

Markov-chain methods in game theory

Languages: English

Skills required: game theory (at the level of Karlin & Peres, Game Theory, Alive (2017)), probability, some programming skill.

Prof. Marco Scarsini

mscarsini@luiss.it

The causal effect of cultural products: economic spillovers and local fiscal multipliers

Languages: Italian and English

Skills required: Basic knowledge of statistics and econometrics. Knowledge of econometric software (preferably STATA) will be considered as a preferential asset.

Prof. Francesco Sobbrio

fsobbrio@luiss.it

Memory effects in stochastic models arising in economics

Languages: English

Skills required:

- Courses: “Mathematical Methods” and “Probability”

- Math Software (e.g. Matlab/Mathcad/Octave/Mathematica)

- Statistics, econometricso Statistical software (e.g. R/STATA/etc)

- Knowledge on how to find and get data from main data sourceso Ability/Availability to acquire basic knowledge in SDEs/Stochastic Processes/PDEs.

Prof. Giovanni Alessandro Zanco

gzanco@luiss.it

Application

Send your application to the professor related to the project together with you CV and a presentation letter  in which you will indicate the project and why you are applying for it.

All the applications must be sent to the professors by October 31st, 2018.

For each available project only one Research Assistant will be admitted. The selected students will receive an informative email in November 2018.

Study plan compilation

During the compilation of the study plan, between 22nd and 29th November 2018, to indicate the other activities, the selected students will have to choose “Internship or Project Work” M223 (4 credits) plus one other activity among those one offered by the University.

Internship initiation

To initiate the Research Assistant Internship, the selected students will have to follow the procedure set by the Career Services.