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  • Title: Laura Mayoral - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Close Window.. Laura Mayoral.. Laura Mayoral.. PhD, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.. Tenured Scientist, Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica.. Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor.. webpage.. email.. Program(s):.. ;.. IDEA.. Biography:.. Laura Mayoral is a tenured scientist at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE).. From 2002 to 2006 she was Assistant Professor and Ramon y Cajal Fellow at Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. Her fields of interest are econometrics, both theoretical and applied, and macroeconomics.. Her work has dealt with different aspects related to the analysis of the long-term behavior of agents and economic variables.. Other areas in which she has contributed  ...   Properties of real GNP", Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 68, 1, 2006, 901-920.. "The Persistence of Inflation in OECD Countries", (with Lola Gadea), The International Journal of Central Banking, 4, 2006, 51-104.. "Long Memory in Spanish Political Poll Data", (with J.. J.. Dolado and J.. Gonzalo), Journal of Applied Econometrics, 18, 2, 2003, 137-155.. Working papers:.. (October 2013).. by John D.. Huber, Laura Mayoral.. A Politico-Economic Model of Public Expenditure and Income Taxation.. (November 2013).. by Joan Esteban, Laura Mayoral.. Ethnic and Religious Polarization and Social Conflict.. (January 2011).. by Joan Esteban and Laura Mayoral..

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  • Title: Director Message - Competition Economics Course - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: FAQ.. News.. Events.. Home.. ».. » Directors Message.. Admissions.. Student Resources.. News & Media.. Artwork by Eduardo Nuñez Valbuena from the cover of the.. Italian edition of.. Competition Policy: Theory and Practice.. Message from the directors of the Barcelona GSE Intensive Course on Competition Economics: Abuse of Dominance.. The treatment of abusive (or monopolization) practices by dominant firms is certainly one of the most controversial areas in competition policy.. This is apparent in the very different approaches that have been adopted in the main competition jurisdictions.. In the US it is extremely rare that courts find in favor of plaintiffs in cases such as predation, exclusive dealing, rebates and margin squeeze even in circumstances where anticompetitive effects would have arguably deserved more attention.. At the other extreme, in the EU dominant firms have been repeatedly sanctioned by competition agencies and courts for such practices, at times disregarding potential efficiency considerations.. More recently however, EU policy in this area is moving towards a more economic effects-based approach.. Modern economic theory goes beyond the conventional Chicago School stance (according to which there is little room for the possibility that dominant firms might exclude rivals at the expense of consumers).. It suggests a more nuanced approach, and identifies simple rules which may guide competition law in this area.. Economic analysis can also suggest circumstances where anti- or pro-competitive effects are more likely, and provides possible theories of harm that one should check against the facts of the case at hand.. A proper understanding of abusive practices is extremely important for a modern economy, because wrong policies in  ...   DG-Competition, European Commission; and Barcelona GSE guest professor).. PhD, Oxford University.. Giulio Federico is a member of the Chief Economist Team at the Directorate General for Competition (European Commission).. He is also a Guest Professor of the Barcelona GSE, where he has taught on the master program in Competition and Market Regulation since 2007.. Prior to joining the European Commission in December 2011, he worked for over 10 years as an economic consultant on competition and regulatory issues, and was a Vice-President at Charles River Associates.. As part of his consultancy work, he has provided economic advice in various abuse of dominance matters including Tomra (European Commission), Comair v.. SAA (South African Competition Tribunal), ENI (European Commission), as well as several cases in other jurisdictions.. He has particular expertise of competition issues in the gas and electricity sector.. Massimo Motta.. (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE).. PhD, LSE and Université Catholique de Louvain.. Massimo Motta is ICREA Research Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Research Professor at the Barcelona GSE.. He is the founder of the GSE s.. master program in Competition and Market Regulation.. and was Dean of the GSE from 2009 to 2012.. His research papers have been published in the top international economic journals, and his book,.. Competition Policy: Theory and Practice.. (Cambridge University Press, 2004), is the standard international reference on the economics of antitrust, and is used by teachers, scholars, and practitioners.. He advises the South African Competition Commission.. Course details and application.. Download Course Brochure.. Download Brochure [pdf].. Course Archive.. 2012 Edition Summary.. view more photos.. 2011 Edition Summary.. Contact GSE..

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  • Title: Giulio Federico - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Giulio Federico.. Chief Economist Team, DG-Competition, European Commission..

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  • Title: Massimo Motta - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Massimo Motta.. PhD, London School of Economics and Université Catholique de Louvain.. Barcelona GSE Research Professor.. (on leave).. Scientific Director.. ,.. Faculty member.. GPEFM.. Continuing Education:.. Intensive Course on Competition Economics: Abuse of Dominance.. Massimo Motta is ICREA Research Professor at UPF and Research Professor of the Barcelona GSE.. In 2013, he was appointed Chief Competition Economist at the European Commission's Directorate General for Competition.. From 2009-2012, Prof.. Motta served as Dean of the Barcelona GSE.. He was also the first Director of the Economics Program (1993-98) when he was Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. He has been Professor and Head (2003-05) of the Economics Department at the European University Institute, Florence, as  ...   the Association of Competition Economists, of the Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy at the European Commission, and of the Expert Academic Panel of Ofcom, London.. His main areas of research are industrial organization and competition policy.. He has advised companies and the European Commission in antitrust and merger cases.. He has extensive experience in supervising doctoral dissertations, and his former students have obtained important positions in academia, consulting firms, and in competition and regulatory agencies.. His work has been published in several leading international journals.. Industrial organization.. Competition policy.. Massimo Motta's book, Competition Policy: Theory and Practice (Cambridge University Press), published in March 2004, is the standard international reference on the economics of antitrust..

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  • Title: Participants - Competition Economics Course - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Course Participants (past editions).. The Barcelona GSE Abuse of Dominance course was well structured, and the economic concepts of abuse were presented in a practical manner with examples and reference to case law.. This clearly helped to take full advantage of the four days.. The faculty was impressive, and the atmosphere in class was disciplined yet relaxed and open for questions and discussions.. I recommend the course to all competition lawyers who want to gain a comprehensive understanding of market dominance and abusive behavior.. Daniel L Bühr.. 2011 Course Participant.. Counsel, LALIVE Law Firm.. Zurich, Switzerland.. Course participants (past editions).. Employers and institutions of course participants.. Consulting firms.. Allen Consulting (Australia).. Copenhaguen Economics (Denmark).. Genesis Analytics (South Africa).. KPMG (United Kingdom).. Microeconomix (France).. Oxera Consulting (United Kingdom).. Law firms.. Gómez Acebo Pombo Abogados (Spain).. Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados (Colombia).. Linklaters LLP (UK).. Other private companies.. Dong  ...   de Madrid (Spain).. Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Catalonia-Spain).. International organizations.. EFTA Surveillance Authority (Belgium).. World Bank (USA).. Government agencies.. ANP - Agência Nacional do Petróleo, Gás Natural e Biocombustíveis (Brazil).. ANTT - Agencia Nacional de Transportes Terrestres (Brazil).. Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic.. Banca d Italia.. Catalan Competition Authority.. Chilean Competition Tribunal.. Chilean National Economic Prosecuter s Office.. Competition Commission of South Africa.. EL I - Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation.. European Commission, DG Competition.. Faroese Competition Authority (Kappingareftirlitið).. Hungarian Competition Commission (Gazdasáh Versenyuivatal).. Institute for Applied Economic Research - IPEA (Brazil).. Mexican Competition Commission.. National Competition Commission (Spain).. National Energy Commission (Spain).. NMa - Dutch Competition Authority (Netherlands).. Norwegian Competition Authority (Konkurransetilsynet).. Ofcom - UK Telecommunications Office.. Office for the Protection of Competition of Czech Republic.. Osiptel (Peru).. Romanian Competition Council.. Spanish Competition Commission.. Swedish Competition Authority (Konkurrenswverket).. Telecommunications Market Commission (Spain)..

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  • Title: Frank Verboven - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Frank Verboven.. Frank Verboven.. PhD, University of Toronto.. Professor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.. Frank Verboven is a professor at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.. He has advised competition authorities and leading companies in general policy issues and in specific cases, including mergers, cartels and damages, and regulation cases.. Professional affiliations:.. Professor Verboven is currently the editor of the Journal of Industrial Economics, associate editor of the European Economic Association,  ...   also member of the Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy for the European Commission.. His main research interests are in industrial organization with applications in competition policy and regulation with a focus on empirical research.. Some of his most recent research looks at the effects of the liberalization of the car distribution system, competition, entry regulation in professional services (pharmacies), and policy reform in higher education..

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  • Title: Helena Perrone - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Helena Perrone.. Helena Perrone.. PhD, Toulouse School of Economics.. Assistant Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. Helena Perrone is an assistant professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. Empirical Industrial Economics.. Consumer Behavior.. Applied Microeconometrics.. Regulation and Competition Policy..

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  • Title: 61 participate in Competition Economics: Abuse of Dominance course - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: 61-economists-lawyers-abuse-dominance.. Share this page:.. 10.. 04.. 2012.. 61 competition officials, economists, lawyers, and consultants participate in Competition Economics: Abuse of Dominance course.. From March 21-24, 2012, the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics held the second edition of its continuing education course on.. A total of 61 participants from 16 countries in both public and private sectors attended the course, which was directed by Prof.. (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE) and Prof.. (Chief Economist Team, DG-Competition, European Commission).. The other course instructors were Prof.. Jorge Padilla.. (Compass Lexecon) and Prof.. Chiara Fumigalli.. (Bocconi University).. Course sessions covered topics such as Prediation, Rebates, and Exclusive Dealing, as well as case studies on intellectual property rights and energy.. Targeted continuing education courses for professionals.. The Abuse of Dominance course is part of the Barcelona GSE s continuing education offer for professionals.. The course is intensive and very focused so that participants can make the most of their short time on campus.. The course dealt exceptionally well with key issues in abuse of dominance in such restricted time, said Bongisa Lekezwa, a junior economist at the Competition Commission of South Africa.. Integrating economics and law gave a holistic view of the conducts, she noted.. Law professionals also appreciated the integrated view that the course provided.. As a lawyer, I thought the course was very useful, said Irina Göransson, a senior case officer at the Swedish Competition Authority.. Importantly, my colleagues who are economists thought the same.. The lively discussions involving both economists and lawyers is proof of the fact that the course succeeded in capturing the interest of both groups, which can often be difficult.. Both Ms.. Lekezwa and Ms.. Göransson mentioned how valuable it  ...   Several institutions that sent participants to the course.. last year.. did so again this year.. Nearly 75% of participants came from outside Spain.. Among these, countries with the most participants were South Africa (8) and Mexico (6).. Czech Republic, Denmark and the Faroe Islands, and the United Kingdom sent four course participants each.. A total of 16 countries were represented.. Employers and Institutions of 2012 Abuse of Dominance Participants.. Chilean Competition Tribunal.. Competition Commission of South Africa.. European Commission, DG Competition.. Gazdasáh Versenyuivatal - Hungarian Competition Authority.. Kappingareftirlitið - The Faroese Competition Authority.. Konkurransetilsynet Norwegian Competition Authority.. Konkurrenswverket, Swedish Competition Authority.. NMa - Dutch Competition Authority.. OfCom - UK Telecommunications Office.. Office for the Protection of Competition of Czech Republic.. KPMG (UK).. Oxera Consulting (UK).. Gomez Acebo Pombo Abogados (Spain).. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.. Universitat Rovira i Virgili.. (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE) conducts a session of the Abuse of Dominance course.. Abuse of Dominance Course.. Course Photos.. Course Faculty.. (director).. ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE.. Chief Economist Team, DG-Competition, European Commission; Barcelona GSE guest professor.. Chiara Fumagalli.. Bocconi University.. Compass Lexecon; Barcelona GSE guest professor.. Course Participant Countries 2012.. Belgium.. Brazil.. Chile.. Colombia.. Czech Republic.. Denmark / Faroe Islands.. France.. Hungary.. Mexico.. Netherlands.. Norway.. Slovakia.. South Africa.. Spain.. Sweden.. United Kingdom.. South African economist Bongisa Lekezwa (far left) appreciated the integrated view of law and economics that the course provided.. Irina Göransson (front center) is a senior case officer at the Swedish Competition Authority.. She was glad to review recent case-law with lecturers who were directly involved in the cases.. Course photos.. Master in Competition and Market Regulation - Barcelona GSE.. Download master brochure [pdf].. Continuing Education Courses.. Economics Summer Schools..

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  • Title: Jordi Galí - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Jordi Galí.. PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.. Director, CREI;.. Galí earned his PhD in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1989.. Prior to joining the Barcelona economics community, he held academic positions at New York University and Columbia University, and was Visiting Professor at MIT.. In 2005 Prof.. Galí received the Yrjö Jahnsson Award in Economics.. He also won the Rei Jaume I Prize for Economics (2004), the VII Prize of the Catalan Society of Economics (2008) and the Catalan National Research Prize (2011).. His main areas of research are macroeconomics, monetary theory, and macroeconometrics.. His influential findings have had a large impact on a variety of topics, particularly business cycles, inflation, exchange rates and the conduct of monetary policy.. Galí has been cited as the most productive Spanish researcher from 1990-2004 ( Publishing Performance of Spanish Academics: 1970-2004 by D.. Rodriguez, Spanish Economic Review, 2006).. He has also been ranked as the 8th most cited researcher worldwide in Economics and Business (Thomson Scientific s Essential  ...   at the US National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).. In addition to being a Research Professor at the Barcelona GSE and Professor at the UPF, Prof.. Galí is Director of the Centre for Research in International Economics (CREI).. Macroeconomic theory.. Monetary economics.. -.. Monetary Policy, Inflation, and the Business Cycle.. (Princeton University Press, 2008).. "New Evidence on Inflation Persistence and Price Stickiness in the Euro Area: Implications for Macro Modelling", Journal of the European Economic Association, vol.. 4 (2-3), 562-574, April-May 2006.. (with I.. Angeloni, L.. Aucremanne, M.. Ehrmann, A.. Levin, F.. Smets).. "Modern Perspectives on Fiscal Stabilization Policies", CESifo Economic Studies, Vol.. 51, 4/2005, 587-599.. "Robustness of the Estimates of the Hybrid New Keynesian Phillips Curve", Journal of Monetary Economics 52 (2005) 1107-118.. (with Mark Gertler and J.. David López-Salido).. (December 2013).. by Jordi Galí, Tommaso Monacelli.. The Effects of Monetary Policy on Stock Market Bubbles: Some Evidence.. by Jordi Galí, Luca Gambetti.. Patterns of Convergence and Divergence in the Euro Area.. by Ángel Estrada, Jordi Galí, David López-Salido..

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  • Title: Christian Brownlees - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Christian Brownlees.. Christian Brownlees.. PhD, University of Florence.. Beatriu de Pinós Researcher, UPF.. International Trade, Finance, and Development.. Christian Brownlees is Beatriu de Pinós Researcher at UPF.. Before coming to Barcelona he was a Post-Doc Research Fellow at NYU Stern.. Over the years he has studied, visited and researched at the University of Reading, Monash University and UCSD.. Nonlinear Time Series.. Forecasting.. Parameter Reduction  ...   Forecasting Through Calm and Storm (with Robert Engle and Bryan Kelly).. Journal of Risk, forthcoming.. Intra-daily Volume Modeling and Prediction for Algorithmic Trading (with Giampiero M.. Gallo and Fabrizio Cipollini).. Journal of Financial Econometrics, forthcoming.. Shrinkage Estimation of Semi-Parametric Multiplicative Error Models (with Giampiero M.. Gallo).. International Journal of Forecasting, 2011 27(1): 365-378.. Nets: Network Estimation for Time Series.. by Matteo Barigozzi, Christian Brownlees..

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  • Title: José García-Montalvo - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: José García-Montalvo.. José García-Montalvo.. PhD, Harvard University.. Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. José García-Montalvo is Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. He is a.. consultant for the Inter-american Development Bank and the World Bank.. He was Chair of the UPF Department of Economics and Business from 2007-2010.. Professor Montalvo has been a visiting professor of economics at Harvard.. University (1996) and a researcher in the Technology and Economics Policy.. Program of the Kennedy School  ...   Economics in 1988 and the Extraordinary Prize of the Universitat de València.. Do educated leaders matter? (with Tim Besley and Marta Reynal), forthcoming in the Economic Journal.. Voting after bombings: a natural experiment on the effect of terrorist attacks on democratic elections , forthcoming in the Review of Economics and Statistics.. A finite mixture analysis of beauty-contest data using generalized beta distributions (with Bosch, Nagel and Satorra), Experimental Economics, 13 (4), 461-475, 2010..

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