On July 15th 2015 Giovanni Anania suddenly passed away. Giovanni was a pillar in the profession and a natural academic leader for young agricultural and international economics scholars. He also was an institutional leader, serving as president of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE), and at the University of Calabria, where he served as Head of the Department of Economics as well as a member of the University Executive Board.
To honor Giovanni, the Italian Association of Agricultural and Applied Economics (AIEAA), the Rossi-Doria Center and the University of Calabria have organized a Summer School for PhD candidates and young researchers, a constant focus in Giovanni’s mentoring role.


“Quasi-experimental methods in agricultural, food and environmental policy analysis”

16-20 July 2018, Rende (CS), Italy

The Second Giovanni Anania Summer School on Evidence-based policy making provides an introduction to quasi-experimental methods in policy analysis and introduces students to their use in agricultural, food and environmental policy analysis.
Call for Applications – Extended Deadline 
– Call for Applications
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Scientific Committee
Rosanna Nisticò, University of Calabria
Donato Romano, University of Florence
Paolo Sckokai, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Luca Salvatici, Roma Tre University and Rossi-Doria Centre