Winners of the YITP

  • Matteo Alpino (ACRI)
  • Donatella Baiardi (SIdE)
  • Carlos Caballero (ACRI)
  • Guillermo Carlomagno (ACRI)
  • Danilo Cascaldi-Garcia (ACRI)
  • Jeanne Commault (ACRI)
  • Canh Dang (ACRI)
  • Nicola Fusari (ACRI)
  • Mattia Girotti (ACRI)
  • Povilas Lastauskas (ACRI)
  • Adeola Oyenubi (ACRI)
  • Inna Petrunik (ACRI)
  • Giulia Rivolta (SIdE)
  • Raul Sanchez (ACRI)
  • Paulina Sandqvist (ACRI)
  • Stefano Tedeschi (SIdE)

Young Investigator Training Program (YITP) – ACRI & Italian Econometric Association (SIdE)

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Several research prizes for young researchers were made available by ACRI, the Association of Foundations of Banking Origin and SIdE, the Italian Econometric Association, within the Young Investigator Training Program, associated with the Third Conference of the International Association for Applied Econometrics (IAAE 2016), to be held at the University of Milan-Bicocca on June 22nd-25th 2016 (


Eligibility conditions

Researchers in order to be eligible are required:

  1. To be below 40 years old, i.e. being born after 1st of January 1975.
  2. To have their paper accepted for presentation at IAAE 2016, either in a regular or in a poster session, and registered to the conference by April 18th 2016.
  3. To be able to visit for a period of no less than a month, comprehensive of the days spent at the conference, one of the 28 Italian institutions belonging to the YITP-IAAE2016 network.


Eligible candidates are required to apply by submitting the application form, filled in all its parts, in PDF format; a scanned copy of their passport, reporting personal details, i.e., photo and date of birth,, a full CV, the proof of payment of the conference fee, the paper accepted for presentation at IAAE 2016 and a reference letter in support of their application to the YITP Research Prize should also be submitted in PDF form. Submission is electronic at with deadline 12 noon GMT April 18th 2016. Please apply as early as possible to facilitate the selection procedure.

Prize Award

Successful candidates will be required to indicate five possible locations for their visiting in the application form. Upon assignment of the researcher to the available institution, details concerning the visiting period will be discussed with the reference person at the assigned hosting institution. At the end of the visiting period (and no later than 22nd of July), the ACRI Foundation Research Prize payment request form must be submitted in PDF format by the researcher at The form must be signed by both the researcher and the reference person at the hosting institution, and contain bank details of the researcher. Upon a regularity check, UNIMIB will then proceed with the payment of the prize to the researcher by means of bank transfer.

Hosting network

The Italian Econometric Association (SIdE) has constituted a network of 28 institutions to the purpose of hosting successful candidates during their visiting period. Hosting institution and reference contact persons are listed below.

1 Università dell’Aquila
Prof. Umberto Triacca

2 Università di Milano-Bicocca
Prof. Claudio Morana

3 Università Bocconi-Milano
Prof. Carlo Favero

4 Università di Bologna
Prof. Roberto Golinelli

5 Università di Brescia
Prof. Raffaele Miniaci

6 Università di Cagliari
Prof.ssa Emanuela Marrocu

7 Università Cattolica di Milano
Prof. Andrea Monticini

8 Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies (CeRP) Collegio Carlo Alberto ‐ Moncalieri:
Prof.ssa Mariacristina Rossi

9 Centre for Research on Impact Evaluation (CRIE) European Commission DG Joint Research Centre
Dr. Paolo Paruolo

10 European University Institute – Fiesole (FI)
Prof. Juan Dolado

11 Università di Firenze
Prof. Giampiero M. Gallo

12 Università di Genova
Prof.ssa Malvina Marchese

13 Università di Messina
Prof. Edoardo Otranto

14 Università di Napoli Parthenope
Prof. Giovanni de Luca

15 Università di Napoli Federico II
Prof.ssa Francesca di Iorio

16 Università di Padova
Prof. Massimiliano Caporin

17 Università di Palermo
Prof. Andrea Cipollini

18 Università di Pavia
Prof.ssa Carolina Castagnetti

19 Università Politecnica delle Marche
Prof. Riccardo (Jack) Lucchetti

20 Rimini Center for Economic Analysis
Prof. Gianluigi Pelloni

21 Università di Salerno
Prof.ssa Alessandra Amendola

22 Università del Salento
Prof.ssa Camilla Mastromarco

23 Università di Roma Sapienza
Prof. Stefano Fachin

24 Università di Roma Tor Vergata
Prof. Tommaso Proietti

25 Università di Torino
Prof. Fabio Bagliano

26 Università di Trieste
Prof. Gaetano Carmeci

27 Università di Venezia
Prof.ssa Monica Billio

28 Università di Verona
Prof. Diego Lubian