Topic and goals
The PhD program in Methods and Models for Economic Decisions trains young researchers to master the variety of theoretical and applied approaches that are used in economics and management theory for analysing decision-making processes.
The faculty includes members of the Economics Department at Insubria University as well as scholars from Italian and foreign Universities who collaborates with the University. See the PhD webpage for the complete list.
First year: Students attend courses at Insubria University. Courses include: Mathematical Methods for Decision Making; Economic Theories of Decision Making; Econometrics for Decision Making; Multiobjective Optimisation; Decision Making in Economic-Historical Perspective; Taxation, Income Distribution and Individual Decisions; Transport Decision Making; Applied Health Economics; Decision-Making Issues in Entrepreneurial and Family Firms.
Second and third years: Under the supervision of a faculty member, students develop their own research program and work on their research papers. Students are strongly encouraged to spend part of the second and third years in foreign research institutions. During research periods abroad, the amount of the scholarship is increased by 50%.
PhD dissertation: The dissertation is usually made of three research papers and is delivered at the end of the third year.
€ 13,600 gross per year (12,500 net)
Via Monte Generoso 71
Varese , Italy