Department of Economics


Ca' Foscari University of Venice: International Open Days

Join us during our online International Open Days from 14 to 21 February 2022 and explore 5 undergraduate and 14 graduate degree programmes, entirely in English. Meet our professors on Zoom and send in your questions.

Ca' Foscari team tops Bloomberg Trading Challenge at European level

The students of Ca’ Foscari’s Department of Economics obtained fantastic results in the Bloomberg Trading Challenge, an international competition in which teams of 3 to 5 university students challenge each other to make the most informed financial investments, using data made available by the Bloomberg Terminal. Out of almost 50 teams, Ca’ Foscari obtained the highest position at a European level.

European Equality Law Network: a European Commission-backed study

Professors Sara De Vido (Department of Economics) and Lorena Sosa have recently published "Criminalisation of gender-based violence against women in European States, including ICT-facilitated violence", a report requested by the European Commission. We have interviewed Professor De Vido.

Climate benefits from oil demand dips underestimated

In a study published in Nature, researchers consider 1,933 global oil fields, linking econometric models of production profitability and carbon intensity. According to Valerio Dotti, "These results have implications for policymaking when it comes to reducing global warming."