Aim of the research group

CEIS researchers conduct rigorous, multidisciplinary research on a wide variety of topics, including globalization processes and economic growth, public finance, economic forecasts and policy analysis, economic development, health economics and management, economics of aging and welfare policies, industrial organization and regulation issues, energy and environmental economics. The Centre engages in empirical and theoretical analysis of economic policy issues, with special emphasis on interdisciplinary analysis and on the importance of rules and institutions in economic growth. Our research activity aims at generating solutions that address these problems simultaneously, helping policy and decision makers to take better-informed actions.

Commitment and organization

CEIS work is organized around formal research projects as well as broader themes, involving collaboration among individual scholars, often belonging to different national and international leading institutions. By tackling some of the most critical economic and social issues of the day, CEIS faculty and researchers demonstrate their commitment to academic excellence and serving others.
The Centre gives top priority to the development of methodologies and tools for the quantitative analysis of economic phenomena and policies.

A top-ranking European research group

CEIS research community represents one of the leading clusters of economics research in Italy and worldwide. According to Social Science Research Network (SSRN) at the end of 2012 our research paper series has been ranked 37thout of 1,500 institutions. Similarly, according to the Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) our Centre has been ranked among the top 5% of economic institution worldwide (137th out of 6.071). Our research activity has been published in top journal such as American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Econometrica, Journal of Economic Theory, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Health Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics.