From February to July eligible applicants will be interviewed via skype. After July skype interviews will be over and the interviews will be held in presence here @DEMM, in the month of September.

The interview aims at ascertaining the applicants’ motivations as well as their personal knowledge, competences, and skills in the core areas of the EPS programme. For an idea of the appropriate level of knowledge, competences, and skills, candidates may consult the following textbooks:

– Blanchard O., Macroeconomics, 5th edition, Pearson Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, N.J., 2010 or previous.
– Varian H., Intermediate Microeconomics. A Modern Approach, 8th edition, Norton, New York, N.Y., 2009 or previous.

Political science:
– Clark W.R., Golder M. and Golder S.N., 2nd edition, Principles of Comparative politics, Washington DC, CQ Press 2012 or previous

Quantitative methods (introductory calculus and linear algebra):
– Haeusserl E. F., R. S. Paul, R. J. Wood, Introductory Mathematical Analysis for Business, Economics, and the Life and Social Sciences, 13th edition or previous, Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, 2010 or previous. Chapters: 0-6, 9-19.
– Simon C. P., L. Blume, Mathematics for Economists, W.W. Norton and Co., New York and London, 1994. Chapters 1-11.