Master Meetings

Have you decided on which Master's programme to study? Would you like more information on the contents and teaching methods at USI? Register at our Master Meetings to attend courses.
The various Master Meetings allow you to follow lectures with current master students. Guided by a USI student, you can visit the campus and decide whether the contents correspond to your study ambitions.

Next appointment: 15.05.2023.
Registration is closed.



Room SI-015
Black Building

Topics in Development, Public and Gender Economics

We study policy interventions in developing countries in various domains, e.g.: 

  • Education: what are the long-run effects of school construction programs? How can we erase racial stereotypes at school?
  • Health: Which technologies work to prevent malaria? 
  • Microfinance: A tool to fight credit constraints of the poor?
  • Social norms: How can we change traditional gender norms in developing countries?
  • Politics: Which voting tools help to increase political participation of the poor?
  • Gender: What are the effects of gender quota in politics?

In the 2022 Autumn Semester, prospective students joined the following lectures: