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Loris Vergolini (FBK-IRVAPP) will present the paper "Liquidity Constraints and University Participation in Times of Recession. Evidence from a Small-scale Programme", written together with Antonio Schizzerotto (Università degli Studi di Trento and FBK-IRVAPP) and Nadir Zanini (University of Cambridge). Here the program of the conference.

The paper "Broadband Diffusion and Firm Performance in Rural Areas: Quasi-experimental Evidence", written by Giulia Canzian (FBK-IRVAPP), Samuele Poy (Transcrime-Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore) and Simone Schüller (FBK-IRVAPP and IZA), will be presented by Simone Schüller at the 14th IZA/SOLE Transatlantic Meeting of Labor Economists. Check the conference program here.

Ugo Trivellato will lead the session "The measurement of income and wealth inequality" at the SIS's Conference: Statistics and Demography. For the conference website, click here.

FBK-IRVAPP, in collaboration with the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti and the Centre Baffi-Carefin of Bocconi University organizes the summer school "La valutazione d'impatto delle politiche pubbliche". 

Project ACHAB organizes its first workshop "ECONOMIC CRISIS AND BARRIERS TO UNIVERSITY ACCESS" in November 2015 in Turin, Italy. Proposals for presentations (in the form of one full-page summary) should be sent to the email achab@prova.org by September 15, 2015. No completed papers needed. 

The first issue of IRVAPP Monitoring Reports on Youth Guarantee in Trentino has been published.

The report is available at this link.

Learn more about the project "Monitoring and Evaluation of the Youth Guarantee in Trentino" here.

Daniele Checchi illustrates in a new article appeared in the on-line review "La Voce" the figures of teacher hirings foreseen by the so-called "La Buona Scuola" school reform.

Ugo Trivellato discusses the implications of ICT-driven changes in the workplace on workers in a new article appeared on-line review "Etica ed Economia".

The PhD thesis funded by IRVAPP "Entrepreneurial Behavior is Still a Black Box. Three Essays on How Entrepreneurial Learning and Perceptions Can Influence Entrepreneurial Behavior and Firm Performance.", by Svetlana Kovaleva, is available on-line at the address http://eprints-phd.biblio.unitn.it/1476/.

Svetlana Kovaleva received her PhD in Economics and Management from the University of Trento in April 2015.

IRVAPP organizes an internal seminar series in which the research fellows from IRVAPP and from other institutions present their ongoing projects.
The next seminar is scheduled for the 10th of July from 13.00 to 14.00 and the speaker will be Gianluca Mazzarella. He will present a paper entitled “Combining Jump and Kink Ratio in Regression Discontinuity Design”.
The venue is at IRVAPP, via Santa Croce 67.

IRVAPP organizes an internal seminar series in which the research fellows from IRVAPP and from other institutions present their ongoing projects.
The next seminar is scheduled for the 9th of June from 14.30 to 15.30 and the speaker will be Simona Gamba. She will present a paper entitled “The impact of social pressure on tax compliance: a field experiment”.
The venue is at IRVAPP, via Santa Croce 67.

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