The POLIS Department is an interdisciplinary research centre for advancing knowledge about public policies and public choice, whose interests involve economics, quantitative methods, political theories, philosophy, history and law.
Fields of Research
- Analysis of the economic, cultural and historical evolution of territory and the environment;
- Economic analysis of public policies;
- Impact evaluation of public policies in the fields of environment, health, education, labour, social security, family, culture, territory;
- Empirical analysis of preferences and of social attitudes;
- Quantitative methods for economics and social sciences and techniques of analysis and evaluation;
- History of political thought and of political institutions;
- Constitutional and Administrative law;
- Analysis of electoral systems;
- Experimental studies of behaviour;
- Game theory and analysis of conflict;
- Theory of private and public choice;
- Political theory;
- Economic theory;
- Public economics.