Pietro F. Peretto is Professor at the Department of Economics at Duke University. His fields of interest are Economic Growth, Macroeconomics, Industrial Organisation, and International Economics. Professor Peretto was awarded PhD in Economics by Yale University in 1994. He has been publishing his research for over two decades in leading academic journals. His most recent research papers have focused on growth and development, institutions, and resource abundance. His studies have also explored topics such as international trade, corporate taxation, industrial organisation, development and the environment, innovation, and more.
Vahagn Jerbashian is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Barcelona, where he is also a member of Center for Research in Welfare Economics (CREB) and Barcelona Economics Analysis Team (BEAT). He was awarded PhD in Economics by CERGE-EI in 2013. His research interests span from topics in Industrial Organisation to Macroeconomics. His research primarily focuses on issues related to economic growth, knowledge and human capital accumulation, patents, and competition.
Candidates to the Summer School programme at the UB School of Economics should ensure that they meet the requirements before applying to the course:
-Students should possess a solid background in Economics or related field. Being a Master or PhD student in a relevant area will be considered a plus in the admissions process.
-Although no language certificate is required, we expect all applicants to show full competency in English.