Economic education in Italy

Prof. Antonio Nicita emails to me:

Following a long period of cooperation in the field of Economics, the  Universities of Florence, Pisa and Siena announce a new joint regional PhD program, with 10 three years scholarships, supported by Regione Toscana.

The Doctorate courses will provide students the knowledge, analytical skills and capabilities to conduct their research at the frontier of economics. Our programme gives emphasis to economic history and the history of economic thought, and recognizes the importance of  exposing students to different theoretical perspectives.

First year courses will mainly be held at the University of Siena, where students are welcome to apply for accommodation facilities. In the following years students will rely on the academic environment and facilities in one of the three universities, according to their research interests.

For additional information please refer to the site:, or to the official sites of the Tuscan Universities


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