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VI RIDGE Summer School in Economics Mexico, 19 – 23 June 2017




The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics is pleased to
announce its VI RIDGE Summer School in Economics to be held in Mexico City 19 - 23 June 2017, alongside with the IEA Eighteenth World Congress. The Summer School is jointly organized with the International Economic Association (IEA) and the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE). The Summer School will consist of 4 lectures by top scholars. In addition to attending the lectures, students will be able to participate of all sessions of the IEA World congress. For more information on the congress please visit www.iea-world.org/congress- 2017-mexico/

The RIDGE Summer School aims to give young economists the opportunity to be part of the debate about the frontier of knowledge in economics.


The Summer School targets outstanding graduate economists worldwide enrolled in graduate programs in economics. Priority will be given to Latin American students.
Interested students should submit their application via the RIDGE website:

Applications must include a short CV (2 pages maximum), transcripts and a letter of recommendation from a supervisor.

A Committee, following standard criteria, will make the selection according to: GPA, publications and awards, a letter of recommendation and work experience.

The deadline for applying is April 14, 2017
The notification of the organizers decision is sent April 21, 2017
Only selected students will participate

Travel and Accommodation

Organizers will provide accommodation for 4 nights to the invited foreign participants.

These participants will be responsible for arranging their own travel.

Past lecturers

Distinguished professors Joseph Stiglitz (Columbia), Dani Rodrik (Harvard), Jeffrey Williamson (Harvard), Jonathan Eaton (Penn State), Xavier Freixas (UPF), Hugo Hopenhayn (UCLA), Martin Uribe (Columbia) Jean Charles Rochet (Zurich), Peter Schott (Yale) and Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé (Columbia) were among the lecturers in the previous Summer Schools. For more information on past RIDGE Summer Schools please visit www.ridge.uy

Scientific Committee

Caliendo, Lorenzo (Yale University)
Cubas, German (University of Houston)
Ferraz, Claudio (PUC-Rio)
Moscoso Boedo, Luciana (CIDE)
Munyo, Ignacio (Universidad de Montevideo)


Licandro, Omar (U of Nottingham and Barcelona GSE)