Enhance Summer School: "Institutional economics and agricultural development"


USAMV Bucharest and the ENHANCE consortium invite highly motivated postgraduate student researchers and young professionals to apply for its summer school, to be held 17-21 September in Bucharest

The third ENHANCE Summer School is entitled “Institutional Economics and Agricultural Development” and will take place at USAMV Bucharest from 17-21 September 2018. The lecturers will come from Germany, from IAMO (Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies). They will  introduce the various concepts that allow to define and conceptualize economic institutions, focusing especially on institutions of natural resource use, agricultural production and agricultural markets. Theoretical and empirical analyses of institutions’ role in land use decisions, access to agricultural inputs, transactions, and cooperation will be presented and jointly critically discussed. Finally, various conceptual approaches to the theory of institutional change will be introduced.

The five days of intensive courses entail theoretical and practical activities, group work and presentations, cultural and social visits, field trips, providing learning and networking opportunities for course participants and lecturers.

The official language of the course is English. 

For details on the content and application procedure, visit the course website


31.01.2018