Laboratories

MEF Laboratories
Financial Report Lab

This lab is open to MEF second year students only.

Professor: Daniela Vandone

Duration: 20 hours/3 CFU credits.

Period: first term (Sep-Dec)

Available seats: max. 20

Timetable: 

Tue 03 Oct 2023, 14:00 to 17:00, ex DEMM laboratory (on DEMM 3rd floor)
Tue 10 Oct 2023, 14:00 to 17:00, ex DEMM laboratory (on DEMM 3rd floor)
Tue 17 Oct 2023, 14:00 to 17:00, ex DEMM laboratory (on DEMM 3rd floor)
Tue 24 Oct 2023, 14:00 to 17:00, ex DEMM laboratory (on DEMM 3rd floor)
Tue 31 Oct 2023, 14:00 to 17:00, ex DEMM laboratory (on DEMM 3rd floor)

Registration: to apply, you will receive an e-mail from MEF Secretariat. Please remember to register for the final exam session (when available) to get your final 3 credits.

Laboratory of Bank Loan Pricing

Professor: Roberto Torresetti

Duration: 20 hours/3 CFU credits

Period: third term (Apr-Jun)

Prerequisites: students must have taken either the Data Mining and Computational Statistics or the Risk Management exam. Please also notice that assignments must be prepared with programming softwares, e.g. R, Python, MatLab, etc.

Available seats: no limit (MEF students only)

Timetable: (also on Unimi timetable); please notice that classes may actually start at 17:00.

Fri 19 Apr 2024 - 16:30 till 18:30 - Room 21 (starts at 17:00)
Fri 03 May 2024 - 16:30 till 18:30 - Room 21
Fri 10 May 2024 - 16:30 till 18:30 - Room 21
Fri 17 May 2024 - 16:30 till 18:30 - Room 21
Fri 24 May 2024 - 16:30 till 18:30 - Seminars' Room via Livorno 1
Fri 31 May 2024 - 16:30 till 18:30 - Room 21
Fri 07 Jun 2024 - 16:30 till 18:30 - Room 21
Fri 14 Jun 2024 - 16:30 till 18:30 - Room 21
Fri 18 Jun 2024 - 16:30 till 18:30 - Room 20
Fri 21 Jun 2024 - 16:30 till 18:30 - Room 21

Registration: via email to mef@unimi.it (you will be notified when you can apply)

Other Lab Opportunities

During academic year 2023/2024, MEF students are also allowed to attend the "Laboratory: Introduction to Coding and Data Management for Economics and Political Science(Prof. Bodini, 2nd term, 20 hrs, 3 CFU) and the "Laboratory: Public Policy in Government" (Prof. Leonardi, 3rd term, 20 hrs, 3 CFU). Please click on the links to learn more. No need to apply for attendance; please remember to enroll in the 3 CFU registration at the end of the lab(s).

Lab credits may be chosen as part of the 9 elective credits of MEF plan of study.

From Commodity to Fiat: the History of Monetary Regimes

Syllabus: see attached syllabus

Professor: Rui Pedro Ferreira Da Costa Esteves, Visiting Professor from Geneve Graduate Institute (Switzerland)

Duration: 16 hours/3 CFU credits. In order to get credits, students must attend at least 6 out of 8 lessons and pass a final test.

Period: third term (Apr-Jun)

Available seats: 30 DEMM Master's degree students (priority to MEF students)

Timetable:

  • Thu 13 April 2023 - 10:30 to 12:30 - DEMM Seminars Room (2nd floor)
  • Fri 14 April 2023 - 10:30 to 12:30 - DEMM Seminars Room (2nd floor)
  • Fri 21 April 2023 - 10:30 to 12:30 - Room 24
  • Thu 27 April 2023 - 10:30 to 12:30 - DEMM Seminars Room (2nd floor)
  • Fri 28 April 2023 - 08:30 to 10:30 - DEMM Seminars Room (2nd floor)
  • Fri 19 May 2023 - 10:30 to 12:30 - Room 24
  • Fri 16 June 2023 - 10:30 to 12:30 - Room Sant'Antonio I (via Sant'Antonio, 5 - Milan)
  • Fri 23 June 2023 - 10:30 to 12:30 - Room 24 (final test)

Registration: via email to mef@unimi.it (you will be notified when you can apply)

Further information
Advanced Laboratory in Financial Risk Management

Syllabus: see attached syllabus

Professor: Carmelo Giaccotto, Visiting Emeritus Professor from School of Business - University of Connecticut (USA)

Duration: 20 hours/3 CFU credits

Period: third term (Apr-May)

Available seats: 30 MEF students (priority to second year students)

Timetable:

  • Thu 27 Apr 2023 - 08:30 to 10:30 Room 24 + 12:30 to 14:30 Room 24
  • Fri 28 Apr 2023 - 12:30 to 14:30 Room 3
  • Tue 2 May 2023 - 08:30 to 10:30 Room 24
  • Wed 3 May 2023 - 08:30 to 10:30 Room 24
  • Thu 4 May 2023 - 08:30 to 10:30 Room 24
  • Fri 5 May 2023 - 08:30 to 10:30 Room 23
  • Mon 8 May 2023 - 08:30 to 10:30 Room 24
  • Tue 9 May 2023 - 08:30 to 10:30 Room 2 (Computer lab) +
    12:30 to 14:30 Room 2 (Computer lab)

Registration: via email to mef@unimi.it (you will be notified when you can apply)

Laboratory of Bank Loan Pricing

Syllabus: please see link on the right

Professor: Roberto Torresetti

Duration: 20 hours/3 CFU credits

Period: third term (Apr-Jun)

Prerequisites: students must have taken either the Data Mining and Computational Statistics or the Risk Management exam. Please also notice that assignments must be prepared with programming softwares, e.g. R, Python, MatLab, etc.

Available seats: no limit (MEF students only)

Timetable:

  • Tue 18 Apr 2023 - 17:30 to 19:30 Seminars Room - via Livorno, 1
  • Wed 26 Apr 2023 - 17:30 to 19:30 Seminars Room - via Livorno, 1 *cancelled*
  • Tue 02 May 2023 - 17:30 to 19:30 Seminars Room - via Livorno, 1
  • Tue 09 May 2023 - 17:30 to 19:30 Seminars Room - via Livorno, 1
  • Tue 16 May 2023 - 17:30 to 19:30 Seminars Room - via Livorno, 1
  • Tue 23 May 2023 - 17:30 to 19:30 Seminars Room - via Livorno, 1
  • Tue 30 May 2023 - 17:30 to 19:00 Seminars Room - via Livorno, 1
  • Tue 06 Jun 2023 - 18:00 to 19:30 room 23 - via Conservatorio, 7
  • Tue 13 Jun 2023 - 18:00 to 19:30 room 27 - via Conservatorio, 7
  • Tue 20 Jun 2023 - 18:00 to 19:30 room 23 - via Conservatorio, 7
  • Tue 27 Jun 2023 - 18:00 to 19:30 room 22 - via Conservatorio, 7

Registration: via email to mef@unimi.it (you will be notified when you can apply)

Origins and Spread of Financial Capitalism

Description: See the attached syllabus

Instructor: D'Maris Dalton Coffman, Visiting Professor from University College London

Academic Year: 2021-2022, 16 hours/3 credits

Period: second term (January-March)

Available seats: open to all MEF students (registration is mandatory)

Where: fully online

Timetable:

  • Mon 14 February 2022 │08:30 – 10:30 ONLINE
  • Tue 15 February 2022 │08:30 – 10:30 ONLINE
  • Thu 17 February 2022 │16:30 – 18:30 ONLINE
  • Fri 18 February 2022 │08:30 – 10:30 ONLINE
  • Mon 28 February 2022 │10:30 – 12:30 ONLINE
  • Tue 01 March 2022 │10:30 – 12:30 ONLINE
  • Mon 14 March 2022 │10:30 – 12:30 ONLINE
  • Wed 16 March 2022 │14:00 – 16:00 ONLINE (including 1 hour final test)

Registration: via email to mef@unimi.it (you will be advised when you can apply)

Course syllabus and organization
Advanced Laboratory on Monetary Theory and Policy

Description: See the attached syllabus

Instructor: David Andolfatto, Visiting Professor from US Federal Reserve Bank (Research Division)

Academic Year: 2021-2022, 20 hours/3 credits

Period: third term (June)

Available seats: 30 students (MEF only, with priority to 2nd year students; admission on the basis of the GPA)

Timetable:

  • Mon 06 June 2022 │16:30 – 18:30 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono, Milan
  • Tue 07 June 2022 │16:30 – 18:30 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono, Milan
  • Wed 08 June 2022 │16:30 – 18:30 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono, Milan
  • Thu 09 June 2022 │16:30 – 18:30 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono, Milan
  • Fri 10 June 2022 │14:30 – 18:30 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono, Milan
  • Sat 11 June 2022 │08:30 – 12:30 Room 20 - via Conservatorio 7, Milan
  • Mon 13 June 2022 │14:30 – 16:30 Room 24 - via Conservatorio 7, Milan
  • Mon 13 June 2022 │16:30 – 18:30 Room 27 - via Conservatorio 7, Milan

Registration: via email to mef@unimi.it (you will be advised when you can apply)

Financial Econometrics

Description: See the attached syllabus

Instructor: Theodoros Panagiotidis, Visiting Professor from University of Macedonia (UOM)

Academic Year: 2021-2022, 40 hours/6 credits

Period: third term (June)

Available seats: 30 students (MEF only, with priority to 2nd year students; admission on the basis of the GPA)

Timetable:

  • Mon 06 June 2022 - 09:00-12:00 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono Milan
  • Mon 06 June 2022 - 14:30-16:30 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono Milan
  • Tue 07 June 2022 - 09:00-12:00 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono Milan
  • Tue 07 June 2022 - 14:30-16:30 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono Milan
  • Wed 08 June 2022 - 09:00-12:00 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono Milan
  • Wed 08 June 2022 - 14:30-16:30 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono Milan
  • Thu 09 June 2022 - 09:00-12:00 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono Milan
  • Thu 09 June 2022 - 14:30-16:30 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono Milan
  • Fri 10 June 2022 - 09:00-12:00 Room Manhattan - via Festa del Perdono Milan
  • Mon 13 June 2022 - 09:00-12:00 Room 25 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
  • Tue 14 June 2022 - 09:00-12:00 Room 25 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
  • Tue 14 June 2022 - 14:30-16:30 Room 2 (computer room) - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
  • Wed 15 June 2022 - 08:30-10:30 Room 27 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
  • Wed 15 June 2022 - 13:30-14:30 Room 24 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
  • Wed 15 June 2022 - 14:30-16:30 Room 2 (computer room) - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
  • Thu 16 June 2022 - 08:30-10:30 Room 22 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
  • Fri 17 June 2022 - 08:30-10:30 Room 22 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan

Technical requirements:

Attendees are required to bring their own laptop with EViews software installed.

To download EViews Student Version Lite, please visit THIS WEBSITE, click on "Free Download" and register. The software is available on 64-bit devices only.

Minimum requirements for Windows machines: Windows 7 (Windows 10 recommended)

Minimum requirements for Mac machines: macOS 10.15 (Catalina) or subsequent releases

    Registration:

    via email to mef@unimi.it (you will be advised when you can apply)

    Laboratory of Bank Loan Pricing

    Description: See the attached syllabus

    Instructor: Roberto Torresetti, Head of Quantitative Analysis at UBI Banca

    Academic Year: 2021-2022, 20 hours/3 credits

    Period: third term (April-June)

    Timetable:

    • Fri 08 April 2022 - 16:30-18:30 Room 22 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
    • Fri 22 April 2022 - 16:30-18:30 Room 22 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
    • Fri 29 April 2022 - 16:30-18:30 Room 22 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
    • Fri 06 May 2022 - 16:30-18:30 Room 22 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
    • Fri 13 May 2022 - 16:30-18:30 Room 23 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
    • Fri 20 May 2022 - 16:30-18:30 Room 22 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
    • Fri 27 May 2022 - 16:30-18:30 Room 22 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
    • Fri 10 June 2022 - 16:30-18:30 Room 22 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
    • Fri 17 June 2022 - 16:30-18:30 Room 22 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan
    • Fri 24 June 2022 - 16:30-18:30 Room 22 - via Conservatorio, 7 Milan

    Registration: via email to mef@unimi.it (you will be advised when you can apply)

    Laboratory of Quantitative trading

    Language: English

    Description: See the attached call

    Instructor: Prof. Domenico Dall'Olio (LinkedIn profile)

    Academic Year: 2020-2021, 20 hours/3 credits

    Period: third term (April 12th - June 26th)

    Tentative calendar:

    • April 22nd 11:30-13:30
    • April 23rd 11:30-13:30
    • April 29th 11:30-13:30
    • April 30th 11:30-13:30
    • May 06th 11:30-13:30
    • May 07th 11:30-13:30
    • May 13th 11:30-13:30
    • May 14th 11:30-13:30
    • May 20th 11:30-13:30
    • May 21st 11:30-13:30

    Room: in distance (details will be provided to admitted students)

    Registration: send an email to mef@unimi.it by March 9th, 2021

    Laboratory of Bank Loan Pricing

    Language: English

    Description: See the attached call

    Instructor: Roberto Torresetti, Head of Quantitative Analysis at UBI Banca

    Academic Year: 2020-2021, 20 hours/3 credits

    Period: third term (April 12th - June 26th)

    Tentative calendar: on consecutive Thursdays from April 22nd, hour 17:30-19:00

    Room: in distance through Microsoft Teams (details will be provided to admitted students)

    Registration: send an email to mef@unimi.it by March 9th, 2021

    Laboratories from other courses

    In addition to laboratories projected for MEF students, MEF students can decide to take also laboratories from other programmes (e.g. DSE, MIE, EPS). For more information, please refer to the programme website or contact the secretariat.

    If you want to start a laboratory activity of your choice:

    • Before starting:
      request authorization to MEF Academic Tutor (Internship Representative)
    Contacts

    Internship Representative Prof. Alessandro Barbiero