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  • Title: Severo Ochoa Program distinguishes Barcelona GSE as one of the top 8 international research centers in Spain - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: FAQ.. News.. Events.. Home.. severo-ochoa.. Admissions.. Student Resources.. News & Media.. 05.. 10.. 2011.. Severo Ochoa Program distinguishes Barcelona GSE as one of the top 8 international research centers in Spain.. Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (Barcelona GSE) was recognized today as one of eight top research institutions of excellence with an international impact in the framework of the Severo Ochoa Program, sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.. The program grants four million euros to each center to promote frontier research and distinguish those institutions that are defining the global scientific debate.. This recognition will reinforce the Barcelona GSE as it.. faces its main challenge today of becoming a global leader in economics research, GSE Research Director Prof.. Omar Licandro.. said.. A total of 75 candidate centers were analyzed in a rigorous accreditation process for this competitive program.. Candidates in three areas were considered: Physical Sciences and Engineering; Life Sciences and Medicine; and Social Sciences and Humanities.. The Barcelona GSE was the only center in the latter category to be recognized by the program.. This is an acknowledgement of the long history of excellence in academic research of  ...   project and can mark a turning point in making Barcelona GSE not just the union of four leading research groups, but a research center of reference in itself, he said.. Benefits of the Severo Ochoa accreditation:.. Four million euros (one million euros a year for four years).. Preferential access to the best research facilities.. Improved access to other competitive calls.. Flexibility to hire new researchers.. Increased visibility and capacity for attracting sponsors.. Accreditation process:.. Evaluation by selection committee composed of international researchers and led by three Nobel Prize laureates (in Social Sciences: Prof.. Roger B.. Myerson, University of Chicago).. Examination of research activities and human resources.. Analysis of institutional outlook and projected results.. Other centers selected (alphabetical):.. Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC).. Institute for Biomedical Research of Barcelona (IRB Barcelona).. Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (ICMAT).. Institute of Astrophysics Canarias (IAC).. Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO).. National Cancer Research Center (CNIO).. National Center for Cardiovascular Research Carlos III (CNIC).. The directors of the 22 finalist centers with the Spanish Minister of Science and Innovation (center front) in Madrid this summer.. Only 8 of the finalists were granted the Severo Ochoa distinction.. Contact GSE..

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  • Title: News Articles - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » News & Media.. News & Media.. December 2013.. November 2013.. Joel Slemrod offers policy insights from a tax-systems perspective in the 28th Barcelona GSE Lecture.. The 28th Barcelona GSE Lecture was delivered at Banc Sabadell Auditorium on October 21, 2013 by Prof.. Joel Slemrod (Ross School of Business, University of Michigan).. October 2013.. Affiliated professors and invited experts debate financial system regulation at 11th Trobada.. The roundtable panel included affiliated professors as well as invited experts from academia and the banking sector.. Four Barcelona GSE students receive Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera Masters of Excellence Scholarships.. This scholarship program aims to recognize talent, to promote excellence, and to make Catalonia a reference for quality graduate education.. La Caixa-Severo Ochoa International Doctoral Fellowships awarded to 5 PhD students.. The La Caixa Foundation supports doctoral fellowships at those institutions which have received the Severo Ochoa Excellence Accreditation.. Severo Ochoa Centers of Excellence will work together to promote research and attract talent.. Directors of the 13 centers met in Barcelona to discuss joint actions for promoting research at the highest level and attract international talent.. 16 new affiliated professors join Barcelona GSE academic community.. Their research interests include Decision Making, Fiscal Policy, International Trade, Mass Media Economics, and Stochastic Systems, among others.. Otmar Issing discusses challenges for monetary policy at Barcelona GSE Opening Ceremony 2013-14.. The Barcelona GSE inaugurated the new academic year on September 25 at Caixaforum, home of board member institution la Caixa Savings Bank.. September 2013.. Professors Eeckhout and Galí awarded ERC Advanced Grants.. A total of 13 ERC Advanced or Starting Grants have been awarded to 11 Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors since the beginning of the program.. Harvard's Raj Chetty will receive the 2013 Calvó-Armengol International Prize in Economics.. Chetty has been chosen to receive the Prize for his work on social mobility.. Welcome Day for Barcelona GSE Class of 2014 at Bellaterra.. The Class of 2014 is the seventh cohort of students to enter the intensive one-year master programs at the Barcelona GSE.. Eye on Alumni Interview: Alejandra Villegas.. Alejandra Villegas (Master in Economics) is Senior Analyst for Open Market Operations at the Central Bank of Bolivia.. August 2013.. Eye on Alumni Interview: Michele Rimini.. Michele Rimini (Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets) is a consultant in the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills.. July 2013.. Eye on Alumni Interview: Marcos Casarin.. Marcos Casarin (Master in Economics) is an economist at Oxford Economics in London.. New ERC Starting Grant, ad personam Jean Monnet Chair are the latest honors for Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors.. Professors Vasco Carvalho (CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE) and Fernando Guirao (UPF and Barcelona GSE) have both been recognized by prestigious European research programs.. Master Programs Graduation Ceremony 2013.. The graduation ceremony for the Barcelona GSE Class of 2013 took place on July 8 at AXA Auditorium.. Economists from around the world gather in Barcelona for the first Barcelona GSE Summer Forum.. The first Barcelona GSE Summer Forum has now concluded, having brought together 481 economic researchers from more than 200 institutions around the world.. More than 300 participants from 60 countries participate in Barcelona Economics Summer Schools 2013.. The seventh edition of Summer School included a new offer on Macroeconometrics.. Eye on Alumni Interview: Sergio Rodríguez Apolinar.. Sergio Rodriguez Apolinar (Master in International Trade, Finance and Development) is a research fellow at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC.. Omar Licandro named Secretary General of the International Economic Association.. According to Prof.. Licandro, the main focus of the IEA for the near future will be to support top quality research in developing regions.. June 2013.. Barcelona GSE Research Professor Massimo Motta appointed European Commission Chief Competition Economist.. Next year, Barcelona GSE students will have the unique opportunity to take classes from the top European authority in Competition.. Barcelona GSE master programs Class of 2013 share their post-graduation plans.. One month before graduation, over 25% of the class has been offered a job or admitted to a PhD program.. Research Video: Political myopia in times of uncertainty.. Research by Profs.. Alessandra Bonfiglioli (IAE and Barcelona GSE) and Gino Gancia (CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE) provides new evidence that fiscal stabilizations are more likely when economic volatility is high.. Eye on Alumni Interview: Wischiro Keo '12.. Wischiro Keo (Master in Finance) is an analyst in the Financial Engineering Real Estates department of the Zurich Cantonal Bank.. Successful placements for new PhDs on economics job market.. Placement results are now available for 2013 PhD graduates of the two doctoral programs organized jointly with Barcelona GSE at UPF and UAB.. More than 400 economic researchers from around the world gather for the first Barcelona GSE Summer Forum.. The Summer Forum is the first international event of this type and this scope to be organized in Europe.. May 2013.. Barcelona GSE Intensive Course on Systemic Risk and Prudential Policy.. Experienced central bankers, economists, and researchers participated in this intensive continuing education course from May 22-25, 2013.. Nearly 100 master program graduates participate in first official Alumni Meeting in Barcelona.. The alumni meeting took place on May 11, 2013.. Eye on Alumni Interview with Lian Zhang.. Lian Zhang (Master in Health Economics and Policy) is a Health Economic Specialist at Shanghai Centennial Scientific in China.. Call for nominations: Calvó-Armengol International Prize.. The third edition of the Prize has opened the call for nominations.. The deadline for submissions is June 30.. Focus on international trade for 27th Barcelona GSE Lecture by Elhanan Helpman.. The 27th Barcelona GSE Lecture was delivered at Banc Sabadell Auditorium on May 2, 2013 by Prof.. Elhanan Helpman (Harvard University and CIFAR).. April 2013.. Eye on Alumni Interview with John Tsoukalis.. John Tsoukalis (Master in Economics) is a PhD student at UAB.. His research focuses on the media industry, and he is currently developing a model of the demand for Internet news.. Eye on Alumni Interview with Bruno Caprettini.. Bruno Caprettini is a PhD student at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, where he is conducting research on the effects of tax reform in developing countries.. March 2013.. Jacques Drèze offers 3 policy proposals for European fiscal integration and growth in 26th Barcelona GSE Lecture.. The 26th Barcelona GSE Lecture was delivered at Banc Sabadell Auditorium on March 19, 2013.. Intensive Course on Competition Economics: Abuse of Dominance - 2013 Edition.. 50 competition specialists in energy, healthcare, and a variety of other sectors participated in the third edition of the Barcelona GSE Abuse of Dominance course.. Barcelona GSE alumni meeting in Brussels.. Ten Barcelona GSE alumni living and working in Brussels, Belgium met up for dinner on March 12, braving snow and ice to get together with their former classmates and colleagues.. Community seminar series create connections between economic disciplines.. Speakers include members of the Barcelona economics community as well as internationally renowned academics, practitioners, and experts from institutions around the world.. February 2013.. Alumni meetings in Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich lead up to first official meeting in Barcelona.. Some 35 Barcelona GSE graduates participated in three official meetings for alumni in Germany this February.. The new Institute for Political Economy and Governance established with collaboration of Barcelona GSE.. The Institute for Political Economy and Governance (IPEG) aims to become a global reference for the analysis of the interactions between economics and politics.. On-campus recruitment events connect employers with Barcelona GSE masters students.. Every year, economic consulting firms, research centers, and companies come to Barcelona specifically to meet with Barcelona GSE students at on-campus recruiting events.. Placements for 2012 GPEFM and IDEA doctoral program graduates.. GPEFM and IDEA graduates accepted positions in universities, research institutions, government agencies and central banks.. January 2013.. ERC Advanced Grant awarded to Prof.. Albert Marcet.. Albert Marcet is the fourth Barcelona GSE affiliated professor to receive a prestigious Advanced Investigator Grant from the European Research Council.. Eye on Alumni Interview: Carlos de Sousa.. Carlos de Sousa (Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets) is a research assistant at the Bruegel think tank in Brussels, Belgium.. Barcelona GSE Winter Workshops 2012.. The Winter Workshops provide a unique opportunity to share research with colleagues across the Barcelona GSE economics community.. December 2012.. Alumni meeting in London reunites 30 master program graduates.. On December 11, the Barcelona GSE organized the first alumni meeting in London.. The objective of the meetings is to build a solid network of alumni and reinforce the GSE community beyond Barcelona.. Research Video: New Keynesian insights on wages, aggregate demand and unemployment.. Research by Prof.. Jordi Gali (CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE) illustrates how the central bank response to inflation can condition the impact of wages on unemployment.. Eye on Alumni Interview: Vera Zipperer '11.. Vera Zipperer (Master in Economics) is a junior economist at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris, France.. November 2012.. First Barcelona GSE Intensive Course on Quantitative Methods for Competition Analysis.. 72 participants came from 26 countries including Chile, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Switzerland, the UK and the US.. One out of five had participated in a previous Barcelona GSE course.. New Research Professors Jaume Ventura, Giacomo de Giorgi, Alberto Martín appointed by Barcelona GSE Board.. With the new appointments, there are now 12 Barcelona GSE Research Professors on the faculty.. Joseph Stiglitz delivers 25th Barcelona GSE Lecture.. Nobel laureate in Economics, Professor at Columbia University, and member of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council Joseph Stiglitz delivered the Barcelona GSE Lecture on November 5 at Banc Sabadell Auditorium.. October 2012.. 10th Annual Barcelona GSE Economics Trobada.. Researchers from of the GSE academic units participated, sharing research on Political Economics, Labor Economics and Risk Sharing and participating in a round table debate on the future of the Euro Area.. Barcelona GSE Opening Ceremony with lecture by Joaquín Almunia, European Commission.. Barcelona GSE students get a master class in macroeconomic policy from European Commission Vice President Almunia at Opening Ceremony 2012-13.. Reference PhD student is chosen to present job market paper at Econometric Society Winter Meeting.. Pau Pujolas (IDEA) is one of just 16 doctoral students who will present at this prestigious academic gathering.. Who is sitting next to you? Meet the GSE Class of 2013.. Numbers, names and faces of the new Barcelona GSE masters students.. Who will you meet in the GSE classrooms this year?.. Eye on Alumni Interview: Samuel Chapman '12.. Samuel Chapman is a research analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in the United States.. Human castles and alumni wisdom welcome 2012-13 Barcelona GSE master students.. The Welcome Day brings together the entire class of 245 students along with faculty, alumni and staff.. September 2012.. Barcelona GSE welcomes 11 new affiliated professors.. Their interests range from Empirical Industrial Organization to Health Economics to Malliavin Calculus and its applications to Finance.. July 2012.. Teresa Garcia-Milà appointed new Director of the Barcelona GSE.. Garcia-Milà (UPF and Barcelona GSE) will take over the direction of the School from Dr.. Eduard Vallory in December 2012.. Barcelona GSE student leverages knowledge of development economics at Youth G20 Summit in Washington.. Master in International Trade, Finance and Development student Cormac Mangan was chosen to act as World Bank President at the 2012 Youth G20 Summit.. Preliminary placement report for Barcelona GSE Class of 2012.. Before the master year was over, many students had already accepted job offers and doctoral program placements.. Master Programs Graduation Ceremony 2012.. The graduation ceremony for the fifth cohort of master students at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics took place on July 10, 2012 at AXA Auditorium.. Barcelona Economics Summer Schools 6th edition.. A total of 247 participants from 50 countries took courses that spanned topics in Banking, Labor Economics, and Microeconometrics.. Pol Antràs (Harvard): "In global sourcing the aggregate gains seem to outweigh the losses".. Antràs delivered a series of three lectures on Contracts and the Global Organization of Production at the Center for Research in International Economics (CREI).. June 2012.. Eye on Alumni Interview: Zita Vasas '10.. Zita Vasas (Master in Competition and Market Regulation) is an economist in Compass Lexecon s European competition policy group in London.. III CREMed Workshop on Economics of the Mediterranean.. The workshop brought together academics and researchers from North Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the United States to discuss the economics of the Mediterranean region.. GSE Affiliated Professor Ferran Sancho becomes new UAB Rector.. Ferran Sancho (UAB and Barcelona GSE) was officially named Rector of the UAB in a ceremony on Friday, June 22.. Roland Fryer (Harvard) receives 2nd Calvó-Armengol International Prize.. Fryer received the Prize for his contributions to social economics, in particular the study of inequality in education due to racial segregation.. May 2012.. Central bankers, risk managers, and analysts attend Barcelona GSE's course on systemic risk and prudential policy.. A total of 26 participants from 11 countries attended the inaugural edition of the course.. Eye on Alumni Interview: Wolf von Rotberg '09.. Wolf von Rotberg (Master in Finance) is an economic analyst in Deutsche Bank s research department.. Kenneth Singleton (Stanford) presents "Risk premiums in sovereign debt markets".. The XXIV Barcelona GSE was held on May 10, 2012 at Banc Sabadell Auditorium.. Eye on Alumni Interview: Tessy Vàsquez '11.. Tessy Vásquez (Master in Economics) is a senior economist at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Lima, Peru.. The recommendations she makes help policymakers decide on the best policies for local financial markets.. April 2012.. 61 competition officials, economists, lawyers, and consultants participate in Competition Economics: Abuse of Dominance course.. The second edition of this continuing education course for professionals took place from March 21-24, 2012.. Eye on Alumni Interview: Tobias Neumann '11.. Tobias Neumann (Master in Finance) is an analyst in the Bank of England s Financial Stability Directorate.. March 2012.. Ashenfelter, Drèze, Lucas, Mirrlees and Prescott discuss labor reform and crisis recovery.. The distinguished economists are members of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council, which held its biennial meeting in Barcelona last week.. Eye on Alumni Interview: Santiago Moldes '11.. Santiago Moldes (Master in International Trade, Finance and Development) is Senior Corporate Auditor at Merrill Lynch (Bank of America) in Montevideo, Uruguay.. Kenneth Arrow presents 23rd Barcelona GSE Lecture.. Arrow offered observations on the role of information in the creation of economic theories, models and forecasts.. Eye on Alumni: Miroslav Josic (Master in Finance).. Miroslav Josic 11 is an economic analyst at the Croatian National Bank in Zagreb.. 18 top economists participate in Barcelona GSE Scientific Council meeting.. The group includes four Nobel laureates in Economics.. Students and faculty will have two opportunities to hear these eminent scholars speak while they are in Barcelona.. February 2012.. Jordi Galí receives National Research Prize for his work on New Keynesian economics.. The Prize is awarded by the Government of Catalonia to an outstanding researcher who has made a significant contribution with international impact in any scientific discipline.. New Systemic Risk and Prudential Policy course added to Barcelona GSE continuing education offer.. This four-day intensive course is designed for economists, supervisors, policymakers and lawyers.. January 2012.. Eye on Alumni:.. Irene Sanchez '11.. Irene Sanchez is a research fellow at the Centre for Health Economics in York (UK).. Among her projects are a study of health care funding allocation and an analysis of the well-being of informal caregivers.. Profs.. Xavier Freixas and Nicola Gennaioli appointed Barcelona GSE Research Professors.. A total of 9 Barcelona GSE Research Professors have now been appointed.. December 2011.. New master in Economics of Public Policy added to Barcelona GSE academic offer.. The master is designed for graduates in economics as well as social sciences, government, and business administration who want to study public policy through the lens of economic theory and quantitative methods.. Eye on Alumni: Roberto Alimonti (Competition and Market Regulation).. In this Eye on Alumni interview, Master in Competition and Market Regulation graduate Roberto Alimonti 11 talks about his job at the UK Office of Fair Trading in London.. Latest CREMed research project examines relationship between trade, environment and transport in Euro-Mediterranean area.. A comprehensive new study from researchers at the Center for Research in the Economies of the Mediterranean (CREMed) offers some interesting recommendations for Euro-Mediterranean policy makers.. Alumni Placement Report - Barcelona GSE Class of 2011.. The Barcelona GSE Class of 2011 is working and studying in.. 27 countries.. worldwide.. Report contains.. professional career placements.. by industry and a full list of.. PhD placements.. in the United States and Europe.. November 2011.. Eye on Alumni: Sascha Bützer (Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets).. In this Eye on Alumni interview, Master in Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets graduate Sascha Bützer 11 talks about his job at the European Central Bank.. 2011 PhD job market results for GPEFM and IDEA graduates.. Professional and academic placements for 2011 PhD graduates of the Graduate Program in Economics, Finance and Management (GPEFM) at UPF and the International Doctorate in Economic Analysis (IDEA) at UAB.. Albert Marcet elected Econometric Society Fellow.. Albert Marcet (ICREA-IAE and GSE) is the fourth Barcelona GSE affiliated professor to be elected Fellow of the Econometric Society.. Four professors discuss immigration economics at Barcelona GSE "Trobada" IX.. The ninth edition of the Barcelona GSE Trobada took place on October 21, 2011 at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC) on the Bellaterra Campus (UAB).. Barcelona GSE Master Student Profile 2011-12.. The fifth cohort of Barcelona GSE master students includes 229 students (40% more than last year).. The class is 88% international, with students from 57 different countries.. October 2011.. Barcelona GSE's 5th academic year inaugurated by President of Catalonia with lecture by Kaushik Basu, India's Chief Economic Advisor.. AXA Auditorium | October 13, 2011.. Roland Fryer (Harvard) selected to receive 2012 Calvó-Armengol International Prize in Economics.. Fryer has been an energetic and entrepreneurial researcher, analyzing race and inequality using a diverse set of theoretical, empirical, and experimental tools to shed new light on the role of race in social interactions.. Nobel Prize in Economics for Profs.. Sargent and Sims increases GSE Scientific Council Nobel count to 11.. Fully one third of the Council s members have now been selected to receive the Nobel Prize.. September 2011.. Nine new affiliated professors join Barcelona GSE community.. With these new incorporations, the GSE affiliated faculty now includes 149 academics from 24 different countries.. Jess Benhabib (NYU) presents Barcelona GSE Lecture, "Democracy and Income Distribution".. In his research, Prof.. Benhabib discovered that typical assumptions about inequality and social conflict may be too simplistic to explain why a democracy might survive or not.. Eye on Alumni: Arik Mordoh '09.. Arik Mordoh (Competition and Market Regulation) is an Economist in the Office of Health Economics (OHE) in London.. He is a member of a commission tasked with analyzing the effects of competition on the UK s National Health Service (NHS).. PhD student Jan Grobovsek (IDEA) receives FEEM Award at 2011 EEA Congress.. Mr.. Grobovsek s paper, Development Accounting with Intermediate Goods, was chosen from more than 600 eligible papers on the 2011 program.. International media cite GSE faculty research on spending cuts, anarchy, game theory, and mediation.. Among the experts cited are Prof.. Joachim Voth (ICREA-UPF and GSE) and Prof.. Clara Ponsatí (IAE and GSE).. July 2011.. Barcelona GSE Chairman Ramon Marimon to become first European president of the Society for Economic Dynamics.. Past presidents of SED include Economics Nobel Laureates Edward Prescott and Dale Mortensen.. Global Health Leadership Forum 2011.. Senior health executives from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and North America participated in this intense week-long continuing education program.. Innovation economists present 20 new papers at Zvi Griliches Summer Research Seminar.. Economics of Science and Innovation alumnus Ricard Esparza 10 shares his experience from the research seminar.. Economics a la carte: Summer School at Barcelona GSE.. The fifth edition of the Barcelona GSE Summer Schools drew 257 participants from 41 countries.. Graduation 2011.. On July 6, 2011 the Barcelona GSE community celebrated the graduation of its fourth cohort of master students at AXA Auditorium.. June 2011.. Arab Spring's economic implications: was poverty a factor?.. This June, CREMed provided a space for more than 130 academics and professionals to debate and analyze the complex economic issues of the Mediterranean region.. Marta Reynal-Querol to receive Banco Herrero Prize.. Reynal-Querol stood out for her cutting-edge, innovative research on economics, ethnic diversity, and civil strife, which has been published in the most relevant economic journals and has received a high number of citations.. International Doctorate in Economic  ...   have until October 15 to submit their 2005-2007 publications for inclusion in the Barcelona GSE Recognition of Research Program.. Barcelona GSE Year Kicks Off with Welcome Day For Students.. The 134 students forming the 2008-2009 class of the Barcelona GSE had their first official opportunity to meet each other and professors during a welcome celebration on September 15, 2008.. GSE Affiliated Professor Incoming President of International Health Economics Association.. Guillem López-Casasnovas.. (Barcelona GSE and UPF) will be the future President of the.. IHEA.. (International Health Economics Association).. August 2008.. EEA-ESEM Conference Kicks off at Bocconi University; GSE to Host 2009 Edition.. The annual meeting of the European Economic Association and the Econometric Society is taking place from August 27-31 at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.. GSE Grads Encounter Success in Job Markets and PhD Programs.. As of June 2008, over half of students graduating had accepted offers from companies or places in postgraduate programs, most often in PhD programs.. The True Value of Political Connections.. According to new research by GSE Affiliated Professor Hans-Joachim Voth, firms supporting the NSDAP (National Socialist German Workers Party) outperformed the stock market by 5-10% after the Nazi party seized power in 1933.. Learning Extends Past Graduation in MESI Program.. This summer, recent graduates of the Master in the Economics of Science and Innovation had the opportunity to attend the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) and the Zvi Griliches Summer School.. July 2008.. Inauguration of Acclaimed Wellington 1 Building, Site of the GSE Main Office.. July 23rd marked the inauguration ceremony of the building housing the central office Barcelona GSE, designed by renowned architect Juan Navarro Baldeweg.. Special UPF Seminar Features Harvard Professors Donald Rubin and Guido Imbens.. On Monday, July 7, Harvard Professors Don Rubin and Guido Imbens participated in a discussion on Can an economist and a statistician agree on statistical methods?.. Second Edition of Barcelona GSE Summer Schools Launch.. The 2008 edition of the Barcelona GSE Summer Schools began on June 30th in the new Wellington building of the GSE.. June 2008.. Joan Maria Nin is Keynote Speaker at Barcelona GSE Commencement.. The President and CEO of La Caixa savings bank, Joan Maria Nin, delivered the keynote address on June 26th at the Barcelona GSE 2008 Graduation Ceremony.. CREI Launches Bi-Annual Macroeconomics Lecture Series.. On June 17-19th, CREI launched a bi-annual lecture series devoted to macroeconomics.. The first edition of the series was given by.. Robert Shimer.. (U Chicago).. Salvador Barbera Awarded Prestigious Rei Jaume I Prize.. GSE Affiliated Professor Salvador Barbera has been named as one of the six recipients of the 2008 edition of the Rei Jaume I Prize, an award given annually to recognize the significant contributions of top Spanish scientists.. IAE, UPF, and UAB Host Workshop on the Political Economy of Democracy.. On June 5-7, a workshop on the.. Political Economy of Democracy.. was held in the new building of the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC) in the Bellaterra Campus.. Jordi Gali 8th Most Cited Scientist in Economics & Business.. Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor.. Jordi Gali.. has emerged as one of the most cited researchers in Economics and Business, according to data from Thomson Scientific.. May 2008.. Calvo-Armengol International Prize Inauguration.. The Calvo-Armengol International Prize in Economics was formally presented on Friday, May 30, during a 3-day conference in his memory.. It will be awarded to a top researcher in economics or social sciences younger than 40 years.. New Professors Join Barcelona GSE Community.. The 2008-2009 academic year will bring some new faces to the Barcelona GSE community, as 11 tenured and tenure track professors and researchers join the faculty of supporting institutions of the GSE.. Top Firms Court Msc in Competition Students.. Students in the Msc in Competition and Market Regulation (MCR) have received offers for both internship and full-time jobs from companies such as the Competition Commission, LECG, OFCom, and RBB Economics.. Financial Times Features Research By UPF PhD Student.. Peter Koudijs is a third year student in the Economics PhD program at UPF, one of the reference doctoral programs of the GSE.. His research was recently featured in the FT s.. Undercover Economist.. column, written by Tim Harford.. Placements Completed for Graduates of GSE Reference Doctoral Programs.. The 2008 job market winds down as placements are finalized for graduating doctoral students in the UPF GPEFM program and the UAB IDEA program.. April 2008.. GSE Student Spotlight: The Path to a PhD.. Rhiannon Sowerbutts, a doctoral student in the UPF GPEFM program and 2004 graduate of the UPF Msc in Economics, now organized by the Barcelona GSE, would not have predicted that she would end up pursuing a PhD in economics had you asked her 5 years ago.. Scientific Council Member Richard Blundell Speaks on Consumption Inequality at UPF.. New research by Richard Blundell (UCL and Institute for Fiscal Studies) reveals a link between income inequality and consumption inequality through the degree of insurance to income shocks.. 13th Barcelona Economics Lecture Features Robert J.. Barro.. On April 3 at 19.. 00, Harvard Professor Robert Barro spoke about Macroeconomic Crises Since 1870 at the Centre Internacional de Premsa de Barcelona.. CREI-CEPR Workshop Examines Salient Issues in Global Interdependence.. On March 28-29, CREI and CEPR jointly hosted the Third Annual Workshop on Global Interdependence at the Ciutadella Campus in Barcelona.. March 2008.. Economic and Social Polarization Drive Violent Conflict, Concludes International Research Project.. The Polarization and Conflict project, headed by GSE Professor Joan Esteban, shared key findings in a concluding conference at LSE on March 7-8.. GSE Scientific Council Holds First Official Meeting.. The Scientific Council of the Barcelona GSE convened for the first time in Barcelona on March 1st, uniting prominent academics from all parts of the world to form a plan of excellence for the school.. Honorary Doctorates Conferred on GSE Scientific Council Members.. In the past week, GSE Scientific Council Members Robert Solow (MIT) and Jacques Dreze (Universite de Louvain) were awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the UPF and UAB, respectively.. February 2008.. GSE Scientific Council Chairman Hugo Sonnenschein Speaks at 12th Barcelona Economics Lecture.. On February 27,.. Hugo Sonnenschein.. gave a talk titled A New Look at Some Issues in International Trade: the Effects of an Increase in Factor Endowments.. Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor Selected for ERC Starting Grant.. Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor Marta Reynal-Querol has been selected to receive a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).. ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet Discusses Globalization and Monetary Policy at BE Lecture Series.. On Thursday, February 14, European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet spoke at the 11th Barcelona Economics Lecture.. Recessions Open Window of Opportunity for Transition to Democracy.. Sub-Saharan African countries were more likely to make a transition from autocracy to democracy during economic recessions caused by the lack of rain.. The Value of an Educated Workforce: A Comparison of Growth and Inequality Across Countries.. Investing more in education is a sensible policy for a government that cares about the well-being of future generations, shows new research.. January 2008.. GSE Student Spotlight: The Formula For Success From an Academic Star.. Hard work, diverse interests, and a passion for economics are three elements that have been key in Barcelona GSE student Toni Ahnert s academic success.. It s What You Say, Not What you Pay: New Research Sheds Light on Overcoming Coordination Failure.. The most effective way to lead organizations out of low performance traps is to increase manager-employee communication, according to a study.. December 2007.. Well-Being Valuation Method Estimates Monetary Impact of Informal Care is 10 Euros Per Hour.. An extra hour of informal care is worth between 9-10 euros to the caregiver, shows recent research by GSE Affiliated Professor.. Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell.. on the monetary value of informal care.. Top Economists From GSE and Beyond Discuss Sovereign Risk at CREI/CEPR Conference.. On December 13 and 14, economists from the GSE research community and abroad convened in Barcelona to discuss the latest research and controversies in sovereign risk.. November 2007.. Nobel Laureates John Nash and Reinhard Selten Speak at Experimental Economics Workshop.. An experimental economics workshop at the Ciutadella Campus featured GSE Scientific Council Member.. Reinhard Selten.. (Laboratory Bonn University),.. John Nash.. (Princeton University), and.. Rosemarie Nagel.. (GSE/UPF).. Student Spotlight: The Path from the Classrooms of the Ciutadella Campus to the Trading Desks of the Goldman Sachs Quant Group.. Bernhard Silli.. entered the UPF.. Msc in Finance.. in 2004 seeking to deepen his theoretical knowledge and broaden his repertoire of analytical tools in finance.. Looking back, he sees that he chose the right program.. Barcelona GSE Chairman Andreu Mas-Colell Receives Honorary Doctorate from Universidad Nacional del Sur.. On November 15, Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor and Chairman of the School.. Andreu Mas-Colell.. was awarded a.. Doctor Honoris Causa.. from the Economics Department of the Universidad Nacional del Sur in Argentina.. Trade Liberalization is Crucial Element in Skill and Technology Upgrades, Says GSE Affiliated Professor Paula Bustos.. Paula Bustos.. , Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor and CREI Researcher, has found that trade liberalization plays a key role in explaining the rising in demand for skilled labor through its impact on adoption of new technologies.. Remembering Toni: Gifted Researcher, Admired Teacher, and Irreplaceable Friend and Colleague.. Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor Antoni Calvó-Armengol, a very talented microeconomist with a dynamic character and influential research, will be missed by all in the Barcelona Economics community.. Oil price shock recession? Not this time, says Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor Jordi Galí.. Though oil prices have recently set new inflation-adjusted records, the economic impact has not been nearly as damaging as during previous highs reached nearly three decades ago, says Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor and CREI Researcher.. October 2007.. CREA Trobada Barcelona Economics Showcases Panorama of Research from New Professors in Economics Community.. The 5th Trobada Barcelona Economics was held on October 19, 2007 at the Fundació Antoni Tàpies.. Inaugural Ceremony Unites Barcelona GSE Students, Professors, and Board of Trustees with Top Officials from Catalonia and Spain.. The inaugural ceremony of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics took place on October 15, 2007, at the school s Ciutadella campus.. The ceremony was attended by the members of the Barcelona GSE community, including students, Affiliated Professors, board members, and a host of distinguished government officials and business leaders.. Msc in Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets Offers Professionally Oriented Preparation.. Beginning in fall 2008, the Barcelona GSE will offer a new Msc in Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets, a breakthrough program designed to transform career-driven, intellectually curious students into expert users of cutting-edge tools economics analyses equipped with a deep understanding of the dynamic factors affecting aggregate economy.. New Msc in International Trade, Finance, and Development to Be Offered in 2008.. The Barcelona GSE is pleased to announce the creation of a new.. Msc in International Trade, Finance, and Development.. It is designed to equip students with the core theorical and analytical tools necessary to solve the tough policy questions of today s globalized economies.. Starting in the fall of 2008, the new MSc will complement the school s four preexisting Masters programs.. September 2007.. Antitrust Expert Jürgen Basedow to Give Opening Lecture for Msc in Competition and Market Regulation.. On October 15, the Msc in Competition and Market Regulation opening lecture will be delivered by Jurgen Basedow, Chairman of the German Monopoly Commission and Director of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law.. The lecture will begin at 6:00 pm, immediately following the Barcelona GSE inauguration ceremony.. » Barcelona GSE Summer Schools Receive Excellent Evaluations From Participants.. The first editions of the Barcelona GSE Summer Schools in.. Clusters.. Banking.. , which took place from June 25 - July 6, 2007, have received outstanding evaluations and feedback from the 102 practitioners, researchers, and graduate students who participated in the inaugural session.. »Barcelona Graduate School of Economics Announces Plans to Host 2009 EEA/ESEM Meeting.. The Barcelona GSE is pleased to announce that it will be the organizer of the European Economic Association and Econometric Society European annual meeting (EEA/ESEM) in 2009.. The announcement was made at the conclusion of 2007 EEA/ESEM joint meeting, which was held the last week of August in Budapest, Hungary.. August 2007.. » 22nd Annual EEA/ESEM Joint European Meeting Draws Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors.. The joint European meeting of the European Economic Association and the Econometric Society (.. EEA.. /.. ESEM.. ) was held in Budapest, Hungary, from August 27 31, 2007.. The meeting featured the work of leading scholars in economics, including many professors and researchers from the supporting institutions of the Barcelona GSE.. » Study Ranks Barcelona GSE Research Output between Second and Third in Continental Europe.. The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics ranks between 2nd and 3rd in economics research output in continental Europe when the research of its founding universities, the UPF and UAB, is combined.. July 2007.. » MESI Director Salvador Barberà Awarded Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation Prize.. Barcelona GSE affiliated professor Salvador Barberà has been named the 2007 winner of the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation award.. Professor Barberà is Director of the Barcelona GSE.. Msc in the Economics of Science and Innovation.. as well as Professor at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.. » Top Institutions and Firms Partner with the Barcelona GSE to Offer Internships & Scholarships to Students.. Numerous prestigious companies have endorsed the Barcelona GSE by pledging both scholarships and internships to the school s new masters programs: the.. Msc in Competition and Market Regulation.. and the.. » First Academic Activity of Barcelona GSE Commences with Banking and Clusters Summer Schools.. The Barcelona GSE.. Clusters Summer School.. Banking Summer School.. were held from June 25 - July 6, marking the school s first official academic activity.. The acclaim received from both participants and professors foreshadows the success of the four masters programs that will begin in September.. » Practitioners, Researchers and Academics Attend CREI Barcelona Macroeconomics Summer School.. The ninth edition of the Barcelona Macroeconomics Summer School was held from June 18 - 29, 2007 at the Ciutadella campus at Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. » INFORMS Pricing and Revenue Management Conference Held in Barcelona.. The Seventh Annual INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Conference took place at the Ciutadella Campus at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra on June 28-29, 2007.. June 2007.. » Joan M.. Esteban Receives the 2007 Rei Jaume I Prize in Economics.. Six researchers whose scientific contributions have fundamentally benefited society among them Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor.. Joan María Esteban.. have been announced as the 2007 winners of the Rei Jaume I Prize.. » Robin Hogarth Awarded Honorary Doctorate from University of Lausanne.. On June 15th, Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor.. Robin Hogarth.. was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Lausanne in recognition of his contributions to the body of research in behavioral economics.. » UAB and IAE Organize Workshop on Matching.. A workshop titled Matching: Theory, Applications, and Experiments took place on June 8th and 9th at the Bellaterra Campus of the Barcelona GSE, which the School shares with the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC).. » Barcelona GSE Founding Academic Institution Hosts Conference on Financial Crises.. On June 8th and 9th, the Center for Research in International Economics (CREI), one of the Barcelona GSE founding academic institutions, hosted a conference titled Financial Crises: Past, Theory, and Future.. » Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor Vicente Cuñat Awarded Jaime Fernández de Araoz Prize in Corporate Finance.. Vicente Cuñat.. and Columbia University Professor.. María Guadalupe.. were awarded the Jaime Fernández de Araoz Prize in Corporate Finance in a May 28th ceremony presided over by the Prince of Asturias.. » Regulation and Competition Seminar Features Warwick Professor Martin Cave.. On May 30th, the Barcelona GSE, in conjunction with the UPF Department of Economics and Business and the Comisión del Mercado de las Telecomunicaciones (CMT), presented the latest edition of the Regulation and Competition Seminar Series featuring Professor.. Martin Cave.. (Warwick Business School), who shared his paper.. The regulation of access in telecommunications: a European perspective.. May 2007.. » Scholarship Sponsor Novartis Holds International Pharmacy Conference in Barcelona.. On May 25, the Royal Academy of Pharmacy in Catalonia hosted the International Conference of Pharmacy with the theme Opportunities and Threats for Europe: Health, Pharmaceutical Innovation, and Copies and Falsification of Drugs.. Professor Salvador Barberà, Director of the Barcelona GSE Master in the Economics of Science and Innovation (MESI), announced new Novartis-sponsored full tuition scholarships.. » Oliver Hart Delivers Microeconomics and Finance Seminar.. Harvard economist and Barcelona GSE Scientific Council member Oliver Hart visited the Ciutadella campus of the School on May 22 to speak on.. Hold-up, Asset Ownership, and Reference Points.. The lecture was part of the Microeconomics and Finance seminar series organized by the UPF Department of Economics and Business, one of the Barcelona GSE s founding academic institutions.. » Barcelona Economics Lecture Features Michele Boldrin.. On May 17, Washington University Professor Michele Boldrin spoke at the CREA Barcelona Economics lecture organized by the Reference Center in Analytic Economics (.. CREA.. ), the sister research institution of the Barcelona GSE, and sponsored by Banc Sabadell.. » UAB & UPF Economics PhD Candidates Obtain Notable Job Placements.. The graduating PhD students of the UAB and UPF Economics PhD programs both of which are reference doctoral programs of the Barcelona GSE have accepted prestigious job offers for the coming academic year.. » New Facuity Join Barcelona GSE Founding Academic Institutions.. The Barcelona GSE is pleased to welcome 10 new tenure-track assistant professors to the faculties of their founding universities: the.. Unit of Economic Analysis.. of the UAB and the.. Department of Economics and Business.. of the UPF.. » MIT Economist David Autor Speaks at Barcelona GSE Community Seminar.. On Monday, April 30, MIT Economics Professor David Autor spoke at the Cuitadella Campus of the Barcelona GSE as part of the Seminar as part of the CREI Macroeconomics and UPF Labor and Public Finance Seminar Series.. April 2007.. » Graduates of MSc Programs in Economics and in Finance Experience Success in Global Job Market.. Drawing on the 14 years of experience of the Graduate Program in Economics, Finance and Management (.. GPEFM.. ) of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, graduates of the MSc in Economics and the MSc in Finance consistently prove to be highly competitive candidates in both the global labor market and in application to top PhD programs.. March 2007.. » European Research Council Launched; Professor Andreu Mas-Colell to Serve as Secretary General.. The official launch conference of the European Research Council (ERC) on February 27-28 in Berlin commenced a new era of excellence in scientific research in Europe.. February 2007.. » Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors Receive Grants for R&D in Economics.. Many of the Affiliated Professors of the Barcelona GSE are recipients of grants from three prestigious programs designed to attract prominent and promising researchers from abroad: the ICREA Program, the Ramon y Cajal Program, and the Juan de la Cierva Program.. » Jordi Galí Ranked Most Productive Spanish Researcher from 1990-2004.. Jordi Gali, Director of CREI and Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor, tops the list of most productive Spanish researchers from 1990-2004, according a study included in Publishing Performance of Spanish Academics: 1970-2004 by D.. Rodriguez (.. Spanish Economic Review.. , 2006).. January 2007.. » Spanish Economic Association Names Marcet President, Appoints Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors as Fellows.. has been named the new President of the.. Spanish Economic Association.. for the 2007-2008 term.. Marcet, Professor at the.. Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. , Research Professor at the.. Insitute for Economic Analysis.. (IAE-CSIC) and at the.. Center for Research in International Economics.. (CREI), and Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona GSE, will be the 10th president of the the society.. » Consolidating Economics R&D Project Strengthens the Barcelona GSE.. This January, researchers from top academic institutions in Spain began an ambitious project that aims to consolidate and enhance the excellence of economics research carried out by them through various initiatives, including the support and promotion of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.. Newsletter.. Subscribe to the Barcelona GSE electronic newsletter or view recent issues below:.. 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  • Title: Director Letter - Competition and Market Regulation - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: ».. » Director Letter.. Master in Competition and Market Regulation.. Juan-José Ganuza.. Program Director.. Massimo Motta.. Scientific Director.. Director Biography.. Teaching, professional activities, and the latest research from the Competition and Market Regulation Program directors.. Letter from the Director.. Dear Prospective Student,.. Competition policy has always been a relevant area of research and professional development in economics.. Nowadays its relevance has become even greater: news stories addressing high-profile cases of mergers and acquisitions have become increasingly common.. Competition cases are often now judged not at the local level but by international institutions, especially in the European Union.. Professionals prepared to address competition and market regulation issues are required both in the public sector governmental institutions, regulatory or competition agencies and in the private sector consultancies or large corporations.. Our students will acquire specialist training for  ...   theory and real-world cases in parallel.. To enrich this practical focus even further, the School makes efforts to connect graduates with organizations offering.. internships.. in the public and private sectors.. Please review the information about the.. master program.. ,.. courses.. , and.. faculty.. in these web pages.. You may also like to take a look at the.. profile of our current students.. or the.. career paths.. of program alumni.. Program Director, Competition and Market Regulation Program.. Scientific Director,.. Competition and Market Regulation Program.. Competition and Market Regulation Program Overview.. Join this master program.. Admission Criteria.. Application Deadlines.. Social Media.. Masters Brochure.. [pdf].. Academic Calendar.. Master Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis awarded jointly by:.. Program Details and Structure.. All GSE Master Programs.. Share this page:.. Director's Letter.. Description.. Director.. Courses.. Seminar Series.. Student Profile.. Alumni Outlook..

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  • Title: Courses - Competition and Market Regulation - Masters - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Courses.. In the Barcelona GSE Master in Competition and Market Regulation, we learned how to apply theory to real-world problems, which was great practice for what I am doing now.. Zita Vasas 10.. Economist.. Compass Lexecon (London).. alumni interview.. Courses 2013-14.. The courses in the Competition and Market Regulation program follow a progression, first endowing students with the necessary conceptual framework, then introducing them to the core issues in the field.. Finally students examine actual competition policy cases and show how regulation works in specific industries, such as telecommunications, energy, and banking.. In September, the Mathematics and Statistics review course and the Computer Tools course are offered to students in all Barcelona GSE programs.. Although these courses are not obligatory for students in this master, they are.. highly recommended..  ...   Microeconomics.. Pau Olivella.. Information Economics.. Pedro Rey.. Econometrics.. 6.. Javier Gómez Biscarri.. Introduction to Game Theory.. Industrial Organization.. Elements of Competition Law.. Carles Esteva-Mosso.. Winter Term: CORE.. Economics of Competition Policy.. Jorge Padilla.. Economics of Market Regulation.. Susanna Esteban.. Roberto Burguet.. Quantitative Analysis of Market and Firm Conduct.. Frank Verboven.. Helena Perrone.. Spring Term: PRACTICE.. Mandatory.. Competition Policy Cases.. Giulio Federico.. Quantitative Methods of Market Regulation.. Albert Banal.. Competition and Regulation in Energy.. Natalia Fabra.. Anna Creti.. Competition and Regulation in Telecommunications.. Iñigo Herguera.. Sjaak Hurkens.. Master Project.. Anna Merino.. Elective (Choose 1).. Advanced Micro II: Economic Analysis of Law.. **.. Rosa Ferrer.. Survey Methods.. Manuel Arellano.. Olympia Bover.. Total ECTS credits.. 60.. **.. Course offered jointly with Economics of Public Policy Program.. ***.. Course offered jointly with Economics Program..

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  • Title: Competition and Market Regulation Seminars - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Seminar Series.. Regulation and Competition Seminar Series.. Students in the Competition and Market Regulation Program have a wealth of opportunities to complement their coursework with conferences and seminars in their field of specialization.. Chief among these is the.. Regulation and Competition Seminar Series.. , which is organized by the Department of Economics and Business of the UPF, the Comisión del Mercado de las Telecomunicaciones (CMT), and the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.. These seminars feature academics, regulators, and practitioners who discuss specific regulatory and competitive issues.. Specialists at the forefront of their field are invited to present their research in a rigorous but non-technical manner.. In addition to giving students a variety of perspectives on regulatory issues, it also gives them an opportunity to network with top professionals in the industry.. 2012 Barcelona GSE Regulation and Competition Seminars.. Seminars in this series are also posted in the.. Barcelona GSE Events Calendar.. , which you can.. view on the web.. or by subscribing to the.. RSS feed.. Adina Claici.. , Chief Economist Team, European Commission (DG Competition).. Economic Analysis in EU State Aid Control.. Date: February 3, 2012 | Time: 15:00-17:00 | Room: 23.. S05.. [view presentation slides].. Lecture summary:.. In recent years, the European Commission has sought to gradually increase the effectiveness of state aid control as part of EU competition policy.. It has done so in part through the use of a more refined economic analysis on a case-by-case basis.. This talk aims at discussing some key issues examined by the Commission when assessing the effects of state measures on competition and trade.. About the speaker:.. Adina Claici has been working in the Chief Economist Team at the  ...   Michigan State University.. Bundling and Competition.. Pietro Crocioni.. OFCOM and Warwick Business School.. Network Neutrality: a few thoughts and many questions.. Gergely Csorba.. GVH, Hungarian Competition Authority.. Separating the ex post effects of mergers: an analysis of structural changes on the Hungarian retail gasoline market.. (with D.. Farkas and G.. Koltay).. Fernando Domínguez.. OFWAT (Water Services Regulation Authority, UK).. Proposal to Reform the Water industry in England and Wales.. Chief Economist Team, European Commission (DG Competition); Barcelona GSE guest professor.. The Spanish Energy Sector: Regulation, Competition and the Environment.. Michal Grajek.. European School of Management and Technology - Berlin.. Analyzing the Relationship Between Regulation and Investment in the Telecom Sector.. Reuben Gronau.. Hebrew University and NBER.. The Experience of the Israeli Phone Market 1984-2005.. Harald Gruber.. European Investment Bank.. Access Regulation and Incentives for Investment in Alternative Broadband Infrastructure.. Doh-Shin Jeon.. A Retail Benchmarking Approach to Efficient Two-way Access Pricing.. Gregor Langus.. Chief Economist Team, European Commission.. Use of Economics at the Directorate for Competition of the EC in abuse and merger cases.. Scott Marcus.. Director, WIK-Consult GmbH.. The Effects of Lower Mobile Termination Rates (MTRs) on Retail Price and Demand.. Mario Mariniello.. Directorate-General Competition European Commission.. Stefan Rating.. Attorney, J A Garrigues.. Simon Roberts.. , Chief Economist of the South Africa Competition Commission.. Effects-based abuse tests in practice: the case of South Africa.. Elena Zoido.. Director of European competition policy practice, Compass Lexecon.. Martin Cave (left) of Warwick University speaking at the UPF Regulation and Competition Seminar Series.. Seated next to him is the Seminar Series Director and Competition and Market Regulation Program Director, Prof.. Juan José Ganuza.. Seminar Materials on Slideshare.. by Adina Claici (European Commission, DG Competition)..

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  • Title: Faculty - Competition and Market Regulation - Masters - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Faculty.. Faculty 2013-14.. Name.. Current Position.. Degree.. Arellano, Manuel.. Professor of Econometrics, CEMFI.. PhD, London School of Economics.. Banal-Estañol, Albert.. Associate Professor, UPF.. PhD, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.. Bover, Olympia.. Head of Microeconomic Information and Analysis Unit, Banco de España.. Burguet, Roberto.. Research Professor, IAE.. PhD, SUNY Stony Brook.. Creti, Anna.. Professor, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense.. PhD, University of Toulouse.. Esteban, Susanna.. Researcher, UFAE.. PhD, University of Rochester.. Esteva-Mosso, Carles.. Acting Director for Policy and Strategy at the Competition Directorate General of the European Commission.. LLM, Université Libre de Bruxelles.. Fabra, Natalia.. Associate Professor, Universidad Carlos III.. PhD, European University Institute.. Federico, Giulio.. Chief Economist Team,  ...   Gómez Biscarri, Javier.. PhD, UCLA.. Herguera, Iñigo.. Associate Professor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.. Hurkens, Sjaak.. Research Professor, IAE-CSIC.. PhD, Tilburg University.. Klijn, Flip.. Researcher, IAE.. Merino Castelló, Anna.. Catalan Competition Authority.. PhD, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. Motta, Massimo.. ICREA Researcher, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (on leave).. PhD, London School of Economics and Université Catholique de Louvain.. Olivella, Pau.. Associate Professor, UAB.. PhD, Northwestern University.. Padilla, Jorge.. Senior Managing Director and Head of Compass Lexecon Europe.. Perrone, Helena.. Assistant Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. PhD, Toulouse School of Economics.. Polo, Michele.. Professor, Bocconi University.. PhD, Bocconi University.. Rey-Biel, Pedro.. PhD, University College London.. Verboven, Frank.. Professor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.. PhD, University of Toronto..

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  • Title: Master Degree - Competition and Market Regulation - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Description.. Watch Video.. (01:24).. The program benefits from the strong reputations of the UPF and UAB and from the fact that their experts are renowned academics, former senior government officials and experienced consultancy leaders.. Fabiana Tito 08.. Assistant Economist.. UK Competition Commission.. Description and Structure.. Master Program Description.. As competition policy becomes increasingly relevant in both the public and private sectors, there is a great need for professionals prepared to address market regulation issues.. The highly practical focus of the Competition and Market Regulation Program assures that students in the program graduate with sound job prospects in their chosen field and an advanced understanding of the interaction between economic theory and practice.. Master Degree.. Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a.. Master Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis.. awarded jointly by the.. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.. All Barcelona GSE master degrees have been recognized by the Catalan and Spanish Education authorithies within the framework of the Bologna Process (in Spanish, Master Universitario o Master Oficial ).. Structure.. The program is divided in 3  ...   are strongly advised to take the Math and Statistics review course and the Computer Tools course offered in September.. More information is available on the.. MCMR courses page.. Credits.. The degree requires the successful completion of 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits of graduate courses (6 credits are equivalent to a 40 hour course), some compulsory and some elective.. The students final program must be discussed with and approved by their Master Director.. Grades.. The academic performance of each student is reviewed regularly.. Attention is given to the maintenance of normal academic progress, through a combination of formal written examinations and coursework.. Core courses will award grades.. Some optional courses may be evaluated on a pass/fail or pass with honors/pass/fail basis.. Campus.. The Competition and Market Regulation Program is located at the.. Ciutadella campus.. at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in central Barcelona.. The campus is within walking distance of both the beach and the city s financial, cultural and governmental centers.. Students can take advantage of a wide array of services and activities offered by the UPF..

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  • Title: Director - Competition and Market Regulation - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Director Biography.. A letter to prospective students from Prof.. Juan-José Ganuza, Program Director and Prof.. Massimo Motta, Scientific Director.. Director Letter.. Program Director.. (PhD in Economics, Universidad Carlos III) is Professor of Economics and Business at Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. Previously, he was visiting researcher at the University California Los Angeles, and Institut D Economie Industrielle (Toulouse).. His main research interests are auctions, the economics of information, industrial organization, law and economics, and procurement.. He has published in the main international economics journals in his research field (.. RAND Journal of Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of Economics Management and Strategy.. , etc) as well as in general interest economics journals (such as.. Econometrica.. ), law journals (such as the.. Journal of Legal Studies.. ), and business publications (such as.. Management Science.. ).. Juan-José Ganuza has been a consultant on procurement issues for the Spanish government.. He has collaborated on several books related with procurement and regulatory issues, among them,.. The Handbook of Procurement.. (Cambridge University Press, 2006).. email:.. juanjo.. ganuza@upf.. edu.. Scientific Director.. (PhD in Quantitative Economics, London School of Economics and Université Catholique de Louvain) is ICREA Research Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Research Professor of the Barcelona GSE.. From 2009-2012, he served  ...   Munich, as well as member of the Executive Committee of 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.. Professor 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.. email: prof[dot]massimo[dot]motta[at]gmail[dot]com |.. personal webpage.. Selected Research by Juan-José Ganuza.. Signal Orderings based on Dispersion and the Supply of Private Information in Auctions, (with J Penalva), forthcoming in.. R D in the Pharmaceutical Industry: A World of Small Innovations (with G.. Llobet and B Dominguez).. , 55, 4, 539-51, 2008.. Realistic Standards.. Optimal Negligence with Limited Liability (with F.. Gomez).. , 37, 2, 577-94, 2008.. by Prof.. Published in March 2004, Prof.. Massimo Motta s book the standard international reference on the economics of antitrust.. Related Links.. Association of Competition Economics..

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  • Title: Omiros Papaspiliopoulos - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Close Window.. Omiros Papaspiliopoulos.. Omiros Papaspiliopoulos.. PhD, Lancaster University.. ICREA Research Professor, UPF.. Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor.. webpage.. email.. Program(s):.. ;.. Faculty Member.. Biography:.. Omiros Papaspiliopoulos is ICREA Research Professor at UPF.. Previous positions include Research Associate at Lancaster and Oxford University, Assistant Professor at Warwick University, and Professor at UPF.. His research has appeared in the top journals in Statistics, including several articles in the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B, Biometrika and the Annals of Statistics.. He has been an Associate Editor for the top two journals and Statistics and Computing.. He has delivered more than 80 invited talks, and has given courses at ENSAE in Paris, the Berlin Mathematical School, the  ...   Prediction with Time Series, Statistical Modelling, and Financial Econometrics.. Research interests:.. Monte Carlo methods (theory and methodology).. Stochastic processes.. Stochastic modelling.. Probabilistic inference.. Selected publications:.. "Exact and computationally efficient likelihood--based inference for discretely observed diffusions" (with Beskos, A.. , Roberts, G.. O.. , and Fearnhead, P.. ), Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, series B 68, 1-25, 2006.. "Simulating Events of Unknown Probabilities via Reverse Time Martingales" (with Latuszynski, K.. , Kosmidis, I.. and Roberts, G.. ), Random Structures and Algorithms, to appear 2011.. Bayesian nonparametric Hidden Markov Models with applications in genomics (with Yau, C.. and Holmes, C.. ) Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, series B{\em \bf J.. R.. Statist.. Soc.. B}, to appear, 2011..

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  • Title: Kalyan Talluri - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Kalyan Talluri.. Kalyan Talluri.. PhD, Massachussets Institute of Technology.. Kalyan Talluri is ICREA Research Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. Before coming to UPF, he held visiting positions at INSEAD and Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.. He has also worked in the private sector as a Senior Operations Research Analyst at USAir (now renamed USAirways).. Professor Talluri is Associate Editor of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.. He holds a U.. S.. patent awarded for O&D Revenue Management controls (US Patent Number 6263315).. Network Design.. Operational Price Discrimination.. Revenue Management.. Transportation.. Airline Operations Applications.. Logistics.. Internet Operations.. Books.. The Theory and Practice of Revenue Management  ...   Management Science, 57(6), June 2011.. "A Randomized Linear Programming Method for Network Revenue Management with Product-Specific No-Shows" (with S.. Kunnumkal and H.. Topaloglu).. Transportation Science 46(1), 2012.. "An Enhanced Concave Program Relaxation for Choice Network Revenue Management" (with J.. Meissner and A.. Strauss).. Production and Operations Management, 22: 71 87, (2013).. Working papers:.. A New Compact Linear Programming Formulation for Choice Network Revenue Management.. (December 2012).. by Summit Kunnumkal, Kalyan Talluri.. Equivalence of Piecewise-Linear Approximation and Lagrangian Relaxation for Network Revenue Management.. (December 2011).. by Sumit Kunnumkal, Kalyan Talluri.. A Tractable Consideration Set Structure for Network Revenue Management.. (February 2012).. by Arne Strauss, Kalyan Talluri..

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  • Title: Guglielmo Bartolozzi - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Guglielmo Bartolozzi.. Guglielmo Bartolozzi.. Master Degree, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.. Data Scientist, Kernel Analytics.. Guglielmo Bartolozzi is a Data Scientist at Kernel Analytics in Barcelona.. He is a graduate of the Barcelona GSE Master in Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets (Class of 2009).. Before Kernel, Guglielmo led analytic consulting projects at Accenture for retail, media, banking and insurance services.. Before it was acquired by Accentura, he was a data mining consultant at Neo Metrics, specializing in predictive modeling, segmentation, long tail recommendation and customer analytics.. Revenue Management for Transportation.. Optimal Dynamic Pricing.. Text Analytics.. Fraud Detection..

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