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  • Title: Understanding Civil Conflict - Summer Forum - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: FAQ.. News.. Events.. Home.. ».. » Understanding Civil Conflict.. Admissions.. Student Resources.. News & Media.. Barcelona GSE Summer Forum.. June 9-27, 2014.. Share this page:.. Workshop: Understanding Civil Conflict.. Dates: June 18-19, 2014.. This meeting is the continuation of the sequence initiated in 2002.. It brings together economists and political scientists working on the analysis of social conflict.. We are interested in understanding the roots and the consequences of conflict from a quantitative perspective.. Both theoretical and empirical contributions will be presented.. Download the call for papers.. Submit a paper.. Workshop Organizers.. Laia Balcells.. (Duke University)..  ...   Summer Forum is one of the research initiatives the Barcelona GSE has created with the support of the.. Severo Ochoa Recognition of Excellence Program.. Paper Submission Form.. Summer Forum Contact.. Barcelona GSE Research Office.. summerforum@barcelonagse.. eu.. Summer Forum Workshop Calendar 2014.. View dates for all Barcelona GSE Summer Forum 2014 workshops on Google Calendar.. 2014 Venue.. Balmes Building.. (UPF).. Balmes, 132.. 08008 Barcelona.. [map].. Metro:.. Lines 3 and 5 (Diagonal Station).. FGC:.. L6 and L7 (Provença Station).. Past Editions.. Summer Forum Media Center.. News, photos, videos, slides, and more from the 2013 Summer Forum.. Contact GSE..

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  • Title: Hannes Mueller - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Close Window.. Hannes Mueller.. PhD, London School of Economics.. Researcher, IAE.. Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor.. webpage.. email.. Program(s):.. IDEA.. Biography:.. Hannes Mueller is a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC).. Research interests:.. Political economy.. Economic development.. Organizational economics.. Contract theory.. Selected publications:.. Estimating the Peace Dividend: The impact of violence on house prices in Northern Ireland.. American Economic Review, 102(2), 810-833, 2012 (joint with Tim Besley).. Thanks for Nothing?  ...   Maitreesh Ghatak).. "Pourquoi la Russie n'a-t-elle pas suivi la voie polonaise? Quelques leçons pour les economistes", Revue d'etudes comparatives Est-Ouest, 38, pp.. 143-166, 2007.. Working papers:.. One Kind of Lawlessness: Estimating the Welfare Cost of Somali Piracy.. (April 2012).. by Tim Besley, Thiemo Fetzer, Hannes Mueller.. Primaries: The Unifying Force.. (September 2010).. by Rafael Hortala-Vallve and Hannes Mueller.. Cultural Leaders and the Clash of Civilizations.. (July 2010).. by Esther Hauk and Hannes Mueller..

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  • Title: Learning in Macroeconomics and Finance - Summer Forum - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Learning in Macroeconomics and Finance.. Workshop: Learning in Macroeconomics and Finance.. Dates: June 19-20, 2014.. This workshop, jointly organized by the Barcelona GSE, the International Network on Expectational Coordination (INEXC) and the Research Department of the Bank of Spain, will focus on new developments in macroeconomics and finance based on modelling learning by agents and policy makers, with a special focus on how learning models can better  ...   help to design macro and financial (regulation) policies.. New empirical and experimental work on learning behaviour in macro and finance will also be the subject of the workshop.. George Evans.. (University of Oregon).. Roger Guesnerie.. (College de France and Paris School of Economics).. Juan F.. Jimeno.. (Bank of Spain).. Albert Marcet.. (ICREA-IAE and Barcelona GSE).. Ramon Marimon.. (European University Institute, UPF and Barcelona GSE).. Ho-Mou Wu.. (Peking University)..

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  • Title: Time Series Analysis in Macro and Finance - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Time Series Analysis in Macro and Finance.. Workshop: Time Series Analysis in Macro and Finance.. The theme of the workshop is the theory and practice of economic time series analysis and prediction, with a special focus on macro and financial time series.. Hashem Pesaran (University of Cambridge and University of Southern California) has  ...   of the topics covered in the workshop are:.. Estimation and Inference in Time Series Analysis.. Time Series Methods in Macroeconomics.. Univariate and Multivariate Volatility Analysis.. Model Selection.. Systemic Risk.. Forecast Estimation and Evaluation.. Majid Al-Sadoon.. (UPF and Barcelona GSE).. Christian Brownlees.. Kristoffer Nimark.. (CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE).. Barbara Rossi.. (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE)..

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  • Title: Majid Al-Sadoon - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Majid Al-Sadoon.. PhD, University of Cambridge.. Assistant Professor, UPF.. GPEFM.. Majid Al-Sadoon is an Associate Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. He has been.. Research Assistant at the Center for Economic Performance (London) and a Corporate Planning Analyst at Saudi Aramco (Dhahran).. He is a member of the Econometrics Society and a Bye-Fellow of Fitzwilliam College (Cambridge).. Time-series Econometrics.. Empirical Monetary Policy.. Geometric and Long Run Aspects of Granger Causality.. (January 2013).. by Majid Al-Sadoon..

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  • Title: Statistics, Jump Processes and Malliavin Calculus - Summer Forum - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Statistics, Jump Processes and Malliavin Calculus: Recent Applications.. Workshop: Statistics, Jump Processes and Malliavin Calculus: Recent Applications.. Dates: June 25-27, 2014.. This workshop, jointly organized by the Barcelona GSE and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, will cover the main applications of Probability and Statistics to Economics and Finance.. The objective is to bring top researchers from around the world to Barcelona to present and discuss the latest research and development in the different fields of Probability Theory and Statistics that have applications to quantitative finance.. This workshop pretends to be in the interest of researchers, practitioners and students  ...   Barcelona GSE).. Vlad Bally (Université Paris Est Marne la Vallée).. Rama Cont (Imperial College of London).. Giulia Di Nunno (University of Oslo).. José Enrique Figueroa-Lopez (Purdue University).. Arturo Kohatsu-Higa (Ritsumeikan University).. David Nualart (Kansas University).. Omiros Papaspiliopoulos (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE).. Mark Podolskij (University of Heidelberg).. Mathieu Rosenbaum (Université Pierre et Marie Curie).. Marta Sanz-Solé (Universitat de Barcelona).. Peter Tankov (Université Paris 7).. Frederi Viens (Purdue University).. Most speakers are invited speakers but there will be some short contributed talks.. To submit a contributed talk, please use the link below.. Workshop Organizer.. Eulàlia Nualart.. (UPF and Barcelona GSE)..

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  • Title: Barcelona GSE Chairman Andreu Mas-Colell and Scientific Council Chairman Hugo Sonnenschein share BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: Mas-Colell Sonnenschein BBVA Frontiers Award.. 25/02/2010.. Barcelona GSE Chairman Andreu Mas-Colell and Scientific Council Chairman Hugo Sonnenschein share BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award.. This afternoon the BBVA Foundation announced that the 2009 Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Economics, Finance, and Management has been awarded jointly to Prof.. Andreu Mas-Colell.. (UPF and Barcelona GSE) and Prof.. Hugo Sonnenschein.. (University of Chicago).. The two economists have been chosen to receive this honor for extending the reach and applicability of general equilibrium analysis and for establishing the modern theory of aggregate demand.. Mas-Colell is the Chairman of the Barcelona GSE, and Prof.. Sonnenschein is the Chairman of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council.. Barcelona GSE Research Professor.. (CREI) presented their joint candidacy for the award.. A press release from the BBVA Foundation (reproduced below, with permission) includes comments from the award jury as well as personal reactions from Professors Mas-Colell and Sonnenschein.. Economists Andreu Mas-Colell (Barcelona, 1944) and Hugo Sonnenschein (New York, 1940) share the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Economics, Finance and Management for extending the reach and applicability of general equilibrium analysis and for establishing the modern theory of aggregate demand.. According to the jury s citation, their work has helped achieve better models for the overall behavior of the economy, and particularly to interpret and empirically measure consumer behavior.. The close collaboration between Sonnenschein, Professor of Economics and Adam Smith Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago, and Mas-Colell, Professor of Economics at.. Pompeu Fabra University.. in Barcelona, has enabled economists to address a much wider range of practical problems , and has also changed the way in which economics is taught all over the world , remarks the jury.. Both Sonnenschein and Mas-Colell have been referents for generations of economists trained in the last few decades of the 20th century.. The contributions singled out by the award jury the perfecting of general equilibrium theory and authorship of the modern theory of aggregate demand explain economic phenomena that are counter intuitive, like the fact that a fall in prices does not always trigger an increase in demand.. General equilibrium theory provides a frame for analyzing how changes in one part of the economy, for instance tax increases, sudden commodity price fluctuations or new environmental regulations, are transmitted through the system triggering a chain of readjustments.. Aggregate demand theory has helped explain why restrictions deriving from classical consumer theory on individual demand are not inherited at the aggregate level.. Mas-Colell and Sonnenschein, two microeconomic theorists, have modeled and elucidated fundamental aspects of economic behavior.. This has given empirical economists a better understanding of the data they work with, providing them with new insights on empirical relations and cause-effect with important implications for economic policy.. Their work, in the jury s view, is an excellent example of how science progresses thanks to people engaged with similar problems sharing their ideas in a spirit of active collaboration.. The two men s joint candidacy was presented by Professor Jordi Galí  ...   of economists regarding the properties of what we call economic welfare.. But they also reveal a series of shortcomings in its predictive or dynamic properties.. Put another way, the line of work that Hugo began, and to which I have contributed, says that to make sturdy predictions about price structures and the dynamics of an economy, you need to start from a very precise knowledge of economic data.. The aggregate demand theory is tied in closely with this last concept.. Much of economics until Paul Samuelson assumed that understanding the behavior of an individual would be enough to explain the behavior of the whole economy.. But this happened to be untrue in the strongest sense.. For instance, it might be assumed that when the price of a particular commodity falls consumers are going to buy more of it.. But it may be that if prices are falling, wealth is falling too, which means demand will fall as well.. This is obviously a simplification since, in fact, a vast number of similar variables are in play at the same time , explained Sonnenschein.. In his view, the recent crisis and the current situation are an opportunity though certainly not a happy one to examine what has happened and how we can stop it happening again.. I feel a great concern for the difficulties so many people are facing.. What is happening is very real and economists must learn from this painful lesson.. Mas-Colell describes the sway exerted by academic economics in these times of crisis: At a macroeconomic level, economic policy has been heavily influenced by academic analyses of the experience of the great depression of the 1930s and the string of economic recessions that occurred thereafter.. I hope History s judgment is that we learned from that experience and have managed to avoid plunging over the brink.. This will end up being a severe recession, but nothing worse.. As to Spain, I think the economy has an underlying strength that will carry us safely through the crisis , he concludes.. International Jury.. The jury deciding the Frontiers Award in the Economics, Finance and Management category was chaired by Peyton Young, James Meade Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford (United Kingdom), with the secretary s role taken by Manuel Arellano, Professor of Econometrics in the Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) of Banco de España.. Remaining members were José Manuel González Páramo, member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB); Hervé Moulin, George A.. Peterkin Professor of Microeconomic Theory at Rice University (United States), and Guido Tabellini, Rector of Bocconi University (Italy).. Original press release from BBVA Foundation Fontiers of Knowledge Awards page.. Back.. Barcelona GSE Chairman Prof.. Barcelona GSE Scientific Council Chairman Prof.. Video coverage from BBVA.. Related News.. GSE Scientific Council Chairman Hugo Sonnenschein Speaks at 12th Barcelona Economics Lecture.. Academic Acknowledgement to Prof.. Mas-Colell Prior to Commencing New Role at European Research Council.. More News.. Related Links.. GSE Scientific Council.. BBVA Foundation..

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  • Title: Scientific Council - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Scientific Council.. Scientific Council.. To uphold our unwavering commitment to the highest academic standards, the Barcelona GSE has established a.. that works with us to ensure the quality of teaching, research, and admissions procedures.. It is chaired by.. , President Emeritus of the University of Chicago.. The Council is made up of more than 30 leading academics, including.. 13 Nobel Laureates in Economics.. , who help to forge and enhance relationships between the Barcelona GSE and the wider academic community.. Chairman of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council.. University of Chicago.. Members of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council.. Daron Acemoglu.. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.. Matthew O.. Jackson.. Stanford University.. Hélène Rey.. London Business School.. Aloisio Pessoa de Araújo.. IMPA and Fundação Getulio Vargas, Rio de  ...   of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University.. Justin Yifu Lin.. National School of Development, Pekin University.. Thomas J.. Sargent.. New York University.. Richard Blundell.. University College London.. Robert E.. Lucas, Jr.. Nobel Laureate.. Reinhard Selten.. Universitat Bonn.. Mathias Dewatripont.. Université Libre de Bruxelles.. Charles F.. Manski.. Northwestern University.. Christopher A.. Sims.. Raquel Fernández.. José María Maravall.. Center for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences Madrid.. Robert M.. Solow.. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.. Oliver Hart.. Harvard University.. James A.. Mirrlees.. University of Cambridge.. Joseph E.. Stiglitz.. Columbia University.. James J.. Heckman.. Juan Pablo Nicolini.. United States Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.. Nancy Stokey.. University of Chicago.. Bengt Holmström.. Edward C.. Prescott.. Arizona State University.. Fabrizio Zilibotti.. Universität Zürich.. In memoriam.. Dale T.. Mortensen.. (1939-2014).. Paul A.. Samuelson.. (1915-2009)..

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  • Title: Fabio Canova - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Fabio Canova.. Fabio Canova.. PhD, University of Minnesota.. Professor, UPF (on leave).. Fabio Canova is an ICREA research professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and.. AMeN.. He is also Director of the Budapest Training School for Central Bankers,.. Hungary.. Quantitative macroeconomics.. International business cycles.. Regional policies.. Monetary economics.. Fiscal Policy, Pricing Frictions and Monetary Accommodation (with E.. Pappa).. Published in Economic Policy, 26 (68),  ...   2002.. "Inequality and Convergence: reconsidering European Regional Policies",.. Economics Policy, 2001.. "The Macroeconomic Effect of German Unification", Review of Economic Dynamics,.. 2000.. (with M.. Ravn).. Estimating Overidentified, Nonrecursive Time-Varying Coefficients Structural VARs.. (May 2012).. by Fabio Canova, Fernando J.. Pérez Forero.. Bridging DSGE models and the raw data.. by Fabio Canova.. Do Institutions and Culture Matter for Business Cycles?.. by Sumru Altug, Fabio Canova..

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  • Title: Javier Polavieja - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Javier Polavieja.. Javier Polavieja.. PhD, Oxford University.. Javier Polavieja is a member of the affiliated faculty of the IAE.. He is also a Research Fellow in the Department of Social Sciences at the Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies, IMDEA.. Labor markets, stratification, political sociology.. - Domestic  ...   Indicators Research, 90, 2009.. - The Effect of Occupational Sex-Composition on Earnings: Job-Specialisation, Sex-Role Attitudes and the Division of Domestic-Labour in Spain.. European Sociological Review, 24(2):199-213, 2008.. - The Incidence of Temporary Employment in Advanced Economies: Why is Spain Different?.. European Sociological Review, 22(1): 61-78, 2006..

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  • Title: Info - Barcelona GSE
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