GDS17- 2019 Meetings Calendar

/GDS17- 2019 Meetings Calendar

The GDS17 Meetings

The GDS17 is a study group on the impact of economic policies established in Rome at the Rossi-Dorie Centre on December 2017 by some academics of Roma Tre and Sapienza.

The group is intended as a place for discussions and debate, involving professors, researchers, PhD students and experts in an informal and participative way.

The aim is to gather ideas and proposals and propose together a planning of initiatives (including researches, debates, projects, etc.) to be promoted during the year.

Next meetings will be scheduled in 2019 as mentioned below:

April 1st
June 3rd
October 7th
December 12th

For further information, please contact the GDS17 by email ( ).


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Past events and Programs:

  • Seventh meeting, 4 February 2019

14:30-14:45 Opening address

14:45-15:15 Paper: Access to Finance and the Exchange Rate Sensitivity of Exports (A. Pozzolo, University of Molise, and F. Nucci, Sapienza University of Rome)

15:15:16:00 Research project: FDI spillovers from FDI: Evidence from Italy (M. Imbruno, Sapienza University of Rome)

16:00-16:30 Break

16:30-17:15 PhD Presentation: The impact of Syrian crisis on the quality of education in Jordan: A quantitative and qualitative assessment (A. o Bataineh, Sapienza University of Rome)

17:15-17:30 Concluding remarks


  • Sixth meeting, 3 December2018

14:30-14:45 Opening address

14:45-15:15 Paper: Climate change, rice production, and migration in Vietnamese households (R. Ricciuti, University of Verona)

15:15:16:00 Research project: Imports, Productivity and Global Value Chains: A European Firm-Level Analysis (A. Giunta, Roma Tre University and Centro Rossi Doria; M. Scalera, Università degli Studi del Sannio)

16:00-16:30 Break

16:30-17:15 PhD dissertation: Spatial analysis of portfolio investment flows, offshoreness and financial secrecy (Valentina Gullo, Sapienza University of Rome)

17:15-17:30 Drink



  • Fifth meeting, 1 October2018

Programma dell’incontro del 1° ottobre 2018

14:30-14:45 Opening address (A. Giunta, Centro Rossi Doria)

14:45-15:15 Methodology: Combining Micro and Macro Aspects of GVCs (P. Montalbano, Sapienza University of Rome)

15:15:16:00 PhD dissertation: GVC participation and positioning and firms’ performance during the Great Recession (Ilaria Salvati, Roma Tre University)

16:00-16:30 Break

16:30-17:15 Research project: Do climate shocks induce migration? The case of Nepal (Eva Egger, IFAD) 

17:15-17:30 2019 meetings, conferences, research calls


  • Fourth meeting, 2 July2018

14:30-14:45 Opening address

14:45-15:30 Research project: “La Strategia Nazionale per le Aree Interne” (Marina De Angelis, Dipartimento per le Politiche di Coesione – Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri)

15:30-16:00 Coffee break 

16:00-16:45 Presentazione paper: “Shocks, price transmission and food consumption with changes in price risk aversion”   (Lodovico Muratori, Ministero dell”Economia e delle Finanze) 

16:45-17:30 Empirical presentation: “Empirical application of the Stata command ‘ntreatreg’”   (Giovanni Cerulli, CNR)


  • Third meeting, 7 May2018

Welcome coffee

14:30-15:00 Opening address (Silvia Nenci, Università di Roma Tre e Centro-Rossi Doria)

15:00-16:00 Paper presentation and data: “Identification and estimation of treatment effects in the presence of (correlated) neighborhood interactions: Model and Stata implementation via ntreatreg” – published on STATA Journal 2017 (Giovanni Cerulli, CNR)

16:00-16:30 Research project: Esperienze di progettazione comunitaria del mondo cooperativo (Francesca Ottolenghi, LegaCoop)

16:30-17:00 PhD dissertation: “Where does dirty money go? A gravityanalysis” (Valentina Gullo, Sapienza Università di Roma)

17:00-17:30 Comments


  • Second meeting, 12 March2018

Welcome coffee

14:30-15:00 Opening address and agenda (Luca Salvatici)

15:00-15:30 Research project: “Farmer characterization survey”, International Trade Centre – Università Roma Tre (Carlo Pietrobelli e Silvia Nenci)

15:30-16:30 Paper presentation and data: “Tariffs, roads, and productivity: Evidence from Ethiopian firms” (Marco Sanfilippo)

16:30-17:00 Research project: Italian Centre for International Development (ICID)  (Furio Rosati)

17:00-17:30 Comments


  • First meeting, 11 December 2017

14:30-15:00 Opening address(Anna Giunta)

15:00-15:30 Presentation of the study group (Pierluigi Montalbano e Silvia Nenci)

15:30-17:00 Research project: “Analisi delle relazioni tra politiche, commercio internazionale e catene del valore nelle economie in via di sviluppo” (Ilaria Fusacchia; Marco Letta; Irene Staffieri; Davide Vurchio)

17:00-17:30 Ideas, comments, next meetings

17,30 Drink