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  • Title: Study Economics and Finance - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: FAQ.. News.. Events.. Home.. » Programs of Study.. Admissions.. Student Resources.. News & Media.. The Barcelona GSE offers high-quality academic programs in an innovative research environment.. The School s world-class teaching faculty and its research community create opportunities for interaction with academics and practitioners at the forefront of research and expertise in their fields.. Deputy director s remarks.. Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell.. Deputy Director for.. Academic Programs.. Study Economics and Finance at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.. The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics offers rigorous one-year, full-time.. master programs.. that prepare students for doctoral study and provide robust training for top jobs in economics and finance-related professions.. Summer  ...   intensive short courses.. for executives, professionals, and academics.. PhD Programs.. Graduate education at the Barcelona GSE rests upon two renowned international.. doctoral programs in economics.. : the.. Graduate Program in Economics, Finance and Management (GPEFM).. at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and the.. International Doctorate in Economic Analysis (IDEA).. at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.. La Caixa-Severo Ochoa International Doctoral Fellowships.. La Caixa Foundation is financing five doctoral fellowships for students and candidates of the Barcelona GSE s PhD programs at UPF and UAB.. The Foundation supports doctoral fellowships at those institutions which have received the Severo Ochoa Excellence Accreditation.. learn more.. Apply to Barcelona GSE.. Share this page:.. Contact GSE..

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  • Title: Teresa Garcia-Milà - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Close Window.. Teresa Garcia-Milà.. Teresa Garcia-Milà.. PhD, University of Minnesota.. Director of the Barcelona GSE.. Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor.. webpage.. email.. Program(s):.. GPEFM.. Biography:.. Teresa Garcia-Milà is Professor at UPF, Associate Researcher at CREI, and Director of the Barcelona GSE.. She is an economist specializing in Macroeconomics, Public Economics, and Regional Economics.. Her research has been published in Economic Journal, The Review of Economics and Statistics, and Regional Science and Urban Economics, among others.. Professor Garcia-Milà has received numerous scholarships and grants throughout her career including an Andreas Scholarship from the University of Minnesota, a Fullbright/MEC scholarship and several grants from the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture, the Government of Catalonia and the Bank of Spain.. Professor Garcia-Milà also has leadership experience in the private sector as a member of the boards of  ...   Regional Economics.. Selected publications:.. "Tobin meets Oates: Solidarity and the Optimal Fiscal Federal Structure" (with Xavier Calsamiglia and Therese McGuire).. International Tax and Public Finance, 20(3), 450-473, 2013.. "Supply Side Interventions and Redistribution" (with Albert Marcet and Eva Ventura).. Economic Journal, 120(543), 105-130, 2010.. "Do Interregional Transfers Improve the Economic Performance of Poor Regions? The Case Of Spain" (with Therese J.. McGuire).. International Tax and Public Finance, 8(3), 281-295, 2001.. "The Effect of Public Capital in State-Level Production Functions Reconsidered" (with Therese McGuire and Rob Porter).. The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1996.. Working papers:.. Tobin Meets Oates: Solidarity and the Optimal Fiscal Federal Structure.. (July 2010).. by Xavier Calsamiglia, Teresa Garcia-Milà and Therese J.. McGuire.. Why do Differences in the Degree of Fiscal Decentralization Endure?.. (August 2004).. by Xavier Calsamiglia, Teresa Garcia-Milà, Therese McGuire..

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  • Title: AXA Research Fund contributes 1.25M euros to Barcelona GSE endowment - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: AXA Research Fund Contributes GSE Endowment.. 14/12/2009.. AXA Research Fund contributes 1.. 25M euros to Barcelona GSE research endowment.. At the Barcelona GSE s opening ceremony for its 2009-10 master programs on December 4 at the Pedrera, GSE Director-General Dr.. Eduard Vallory.. announced that the.. AXA Research Fund.. has committed 1.. 25M euros to the GSE s research endowment.. This is the first private contribution to the School s endowment, which began with funds totaling 8.. 5M euros from the Spanish budgets for 2008 and for 2009 approved by the Spanish Congress.. The Barcelona GSE is the first institution in Spain and one of the few in Europe to receive major support from the competitive and highly selective AXA Research Fund.. Mr.. Xavier Güell, Chief Operating Officer of the AXA Research Fund, presented the agreement in more detail and explained why AXA chose to support the Barcelona GSE.. We want to support only frontier science and research of excellence the crème de la crème if I may say so , Mr.. Güell explained.. In addition to the scientific excellence of the Barcelona GSE, our scientific board accorded a great importance to the originality of the research-devoted endowment the GSE proposed.. Since the AXA Research Fund s creation in 2008, only 8 of 60 endowment and chair applications were selected in a rigorous process around Europe that includes independent  ...   institutions.. Over the next ten years, the GSE hopes to build an endowment of approximately 40M euros in order to support the appointment of about 40 research professors.. Five research professors have already been appointed since the position was created in the spring of 2009.. They are professors.. Massimo Motta.. (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE),.. Nezih Guner.. (UAB and Barcelona GSE),.. Salvador Barberà.. Antonio Ciccone.. (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE), and.. (CREI-UPF and Barcelona GSE).. Güell cited the Research Professor initiative as a significant factor in AXA s decision to contribute to the GSE endowment (which now totals 9.. 75M euros).. We are convinced that [research professorships] represent a key model to guarantee the autonomy and sustainability of the Barcelona GSE in the long term, he said.. It also gives a competitive advantage to attract and retain the best people on the market.. AXA Research Fund has joined the Board of the Barcelona GSE, and the AXA Research Professor of the Barcelona GSE will be appointed in 2010, tasked with leading the AXA Research Chair on Macroeconomic Risk.. AXA Research Fund Chief Operating Officer Mr.. Xavier Güell and GSE Director-General Dr.. AXA has contributed 1.. 25M euros to the Barcelona GSE s research endowment.. Related News.. GSE Board of Trustees appoints three new Research Professors at its annual meeting.. As the Endowment Grows, GSE Board Appoints First Research Professors.. Related Links..

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  • Title: GSE Board of Trustees appoints three new Research Professors at its annual meeting - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: GSE Board 2009.. 04/11/2009.. GSE Board of Trustees appoints three new Research Professors at its annual meeting.. On Monday November 2, the Barcelona GSE s.. convened for its annual meeting at the School s Ciutadella campus.. A highlight on this year s meeting agenda was the appointment of three new Research Professors.. This distinction is a joint appointment between the Barcelona GSE and one of the School s founding academic bodies, and was created in the spring of 2009 to increase the critical mass of scientists at the GSE.. Research Professorships are funded by the School s research endowment, which is dedicated exclusively to supporting these appointments.. The three new Barcelona GSE Research Professors are.. They join the first two Research Professors,.. (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE) and.. Nezih Gunner.. (UAB and Barcelona GSE) who were.. appointed earlier this year.. A brief biography of each of the new Research Professors is provided below.. Barberà is Professor of Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and a Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor.. He earned a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University (1975).. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society, a recipient of the Rey Juan Carlos Award in Economics and of a Doctorate Honoris Causa of the Universidad Pablo de Olavide.. As a researcher Prof.. Barberà has concentrated in the fields of public economics, incentives, utility and game theory.. More specifically, he is an expert in social choice theory, the design of strategy-proof mechanisms, and the analysis of voting procedures.. He has co-edited a two-volume.. Handbook of Utility Theory.. , and his publications have appeared in.. Econometrica.. ,.. The Quarterly Journal of Economics.. The Review of Economic Studies.. The Journal of Political Economy.. The Journal of Economic Theory.. Games and Economic Behavior.. and.. Social Choice and Welfare.. , among others.. He is past-president of the Social Choice and Welfare Society and of the Southern European Economic Association (ASSET).. He has been elected to the Council of different learned societies, including the Econometric Society, The Social Choice and Welfare Society and The Society for the Advancement of Game Theory.. He has served as director of.. The Spanish Economic Review.. , and on the boards of different journals, like.. Mathematical Social Sciences.. The Journal of Public Economic Theory.. Professor Barberà recently served as General Secretary of Research and Technological Policies in the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science (2004-2006).. Prior to that, between 2000 and 2004, he was the first director of the Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), a foundation created by the Catalan Government in order to consolidate in Catalonia a group of high level scientists of all origins.. In addition to his new appointment as Research Professor, he is the director and a  ...   on Applied Economics.. The program Chair is intended to promote world-class research and dissemination in Applied Economics and to attract international researchers, under the leadership of Prof.. Ciccone.. In addition to his appointment as a Barcelona GSE Research Professor, Prof.. Ciccone is the director of the GSE s.. MSc in Economics.. and a steering committee member of the.. MSc in International Trade, Finance and Development.. , and he teaches courses in both programs.. Galí is Research and Director of the Centre for Research in International Economics (.. CREI.. ), Professor at the UPF, and an Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona GSE.. He earned his PhD in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1989.. Prior to joining the Barcelona economics community, he was a professor at New York University and also held positions at Columbia University and MIT.. Galí is Fellow of the Econometric Society.. In October of 2009 he was elected Vice President of the EEA, and will officially take on this role in January 2010.. He will become President Elect in 2011 and President in 2012.. Galí holds Research positions at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London and at the US National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).. Galí has been ranked as the 8th most cited researcher worldwide in Economics and Business (Thomson Scientific s Essential Science Indicators SM, data from January 1997-October 2007).. He has also been cited as the most productive Spanish researcher from 1990-2004 (.. Publishing Performance of Spanish Academics: 1970-2004.. by D.. Rodrigue.. z, Spanish Economic Review.. , 2006).. 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.. In addition to his appointment as a Research Professor, Prof.. Galí also teaches in the Barcelona GSE s.. program.. Related News and Research.. Salvador Barberà.. Salvador Barbera Awarded Prestigious Rei Jaume I Prize.. MESI Director Salvador Barberà Awarded Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation Prize.. Handbook of Utility Theory, Vol.. 2 Extensions.. (Springer, 2004).. Both volumes edited by Prof.. International Commodity Prices, Growth, and Civil War in Sub-Saharan Africa (with M.. Brückner).. Forthcoming,.. , March 2010.. Human Capital, the Structure of Production, and Growth (with Elias Papaioannou).. Review of Economics and Statistics.. , February 2009, 66-82.. Research Video: Growth, Democracy, and Civil War.. Ciccone on VOX.. Jordi Galí elected vice-president of the EEA.. Jordi Galí 8th Most Cited Scientist in Economics and Business.. Oil price shock recession? Not this time, says Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor Jordi Galí.. Jordi Galí Ranked Most Productive Spanish Researcher from 1990-2004.. Monetary Policy, Inflation, and the Business Cycle.. (Princeton University Press, 2008) by Prof..

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  • Title: Antoni Rosell-Melé - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Antoni Rosell-Melé.. Antoni Rosell-Melé.. PhD, University of Bristol..

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  • Title: Opening Ceremony of GSE 2008-2009 Academic Year - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: Opening Ceremony Barcelona GSE.. 18/11/2008.. Opening Ceremony of GSE 2008-2009 Academic Year.. On November 17, 2008, students, faculty, researchers, dignitaries and government officials gathered in the emblematic Agbar Tower in Barcelona for the opening ceremony of the Barcelona GSE.. The event was marked by an inaugural speech by.. Pascal Lamy.. , Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), titled.. The Economics and Politics of Trade: Inextricably Linked.. In it, he detailed the economic underpinning and political realities of international trade, which he describes as two sides of the same coin.. The ceremony also featured short speeches by the President of Agbar, Jordi Mercader; the Minister of Science and Innovation of the Spanish Government, Cristina Garmendia; the Minister of Economy and Finance of the Catalan Government, Antoni Castells; the Commissioner of Universities and Research, Blanca Palmada; the President of the Barcelona GSE,.. Andreu Mas-Colell.. ; the Rector of the UPF, Josep Joan Moreso; and the Vice-rector of the UAB, Antoni Méndez.. Many prominent figures from the political, academic, and business world of Catalonia and the EU were also in attendance.. Inspiring Economic Thought.. Lamy began his speech by confiding that the WTO follows with great interest the research at the Barcelona GSE, which has inspired many of the WTO economists and was useful in creating the 2008 World Trade Report, Trade in a Globalised World.. As proof, he challenged members of the GSE to check the number of quotes of your faculty in this now famous publication!.. The rest of Mr.. Lamy s talk centered on what he described as the inseparability of all aspects of international economic governance.. Speaking at the GSE just two days after the G20 summit in Washington, he emphasized that managing these linkages effectively and devising multi-faceted solutions is at the center of today s policy challenges, truly testing the capacity of governments to cooperate effectively with one another.. In this sense, he said, the Barcelona GSE will be useful in producing the next generation of thinkers ready to tackle the practical policy challenges facing governments.. Institutions such as Barcelona Graduate School of Economics will  ...   Champions League of Institutions.. In addition to turning out top minds and research in economics, the Barcelona GSE is setting trends in higher education.. Cristina Garmendia, the Minister of Science and Innovation of the Spanish Government, spoke of the Barcelona GSE as a prime example of the internationalization of universities in Europe, citing the need for graduate programs with a dual professional and research focus.. Likewise, Speaking at the opening ceremony, Blanca Palmada, Commissioner of Universities and Research of the Catalan Goverment, called the Barcelona GSE the jewel of graduate institutions promoting economics education and research, calling it a leader in global education and an inspiration to other programs of its nature.. The combination of boldness and dynamism encapsulated by the GSE and combined with its emphasis on knowledge, education, and human capital will allow the GSE to compete in the Champions League of academic institutions, said Antoni Castells, Minister of Economy and Finances of the Catalan Government.. Barcelona and Catalonia are striving to create new talent and invest in new capital to attract the best talent in the world, and the Barcelona GSE will make a big contribution to achieve these goals.. Back.. WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy addresses the audience.. Barcelona GSE students read the annual report of the School as they wait for the ceremony to commence.. WTO Director General Pascal Lamy (far left) sits next to GSE Director General Eduard Vallory, members of the Cataln Parliament, and the Deputy Mayor of Barcelona.. Antoni Castells, Minister of Economy and Finance in the Catalan Goverment, and Cristina Garmendia, Minister of Science and Innovation of the Spanish Government.. From left:.. President of Agbar, Jordi Mercader; the President of the Barcelona GSE, Andreu Mas-Colell; the Minister of Economy and Finance of the Catalan Government, Antoni Castells; the Minister of Science and Innovation of the Spanish Government, Cristina Garmendia; the Commissioner of Universities and Research, Blanca Palmada; the Rector of the UPF, Josep Joan Moreso; and the Vice-rector of the UAB, Antoni Méndez.. Politicians, business people, academics and dignitaries from Catalonia and abroad.. were among the invited guests of the ceremony..

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  • Title: Paula Bustos - Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
    Descriptive info: Paula Bustos.. Paula Bustos.. PhD, Harvard University.. Researcher, CREI.. Paula Bustos is Researcher at CREI and Ramon y Cajal Researcher at UPF.. She has also been Adjunct Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra since 2006 and Research Affiliate of Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) since 2010.. International trade.. Development economics.. "Trade Liberalization, Exports and Technology  ...   Economic Review, 101 (1), 2011, 304-340.. Agricultural Productivity and Structural Transformation.. Evidence from Brazil.. (August 2013).. by Paula Bustos, Bruno Caprettini, Jacopo Ponticelli.. Sources of Comparative Advantage in Polluting Industries.. (March 2013).. by Fernando Broner, Paula Bustos, Vasco Carvalho.. The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Skill Upgrading Evidence from Argentina.. (July 2011).. by Paula Bustos..

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  • Title: Deputy Director for Academic Programs - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: academic-director.. Deputy Director for Academic Programs.. The Barcelona GSE master programs provide an ideal stepping stone for entry into a competitive doctoral program, as well as robust training for top jobs in economics and finance-related professions.. Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell (IAE and Barcelona GSE).. (PhD, University of Amsterdam, 2003) is Tenured Scientist at IAE.. She is Research Fellow of IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor), and member of MOVE (Markets, Organizations and Votes in Economics) and INSIDE (Insights on Immigration and Development).. She is associate editor of the.. Journal of Economic Behavior Organization.. She is a member of the GINI project and was a member of the EU projects EPICURUS and Health@Work.. In 2011 she received  ...   econometric analysis of subjective measures used as a proxy for welfare and well-being so as to address a range of scientifically and politically relevant questions.. In addition, she has worked on individual behavior and sustainable consumption.. Selected Research by Ada Ferrer.. Books.. Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach.. (with B.. M.. S.. van Praag).. Oxford University Press, 2008.. Journal Articles.. Risk attitude and wage growth: replicating Shaw (1996).. (with S.. Budria,.. L.. Diaz-Serrano, and J.. Hartog).. Empirical Economics.. , March 2012.. Happiness and Financial Satisfaction in Israel.. Effects of Religiosity, Ethnicity, and War.. van Praag and D.. Romanov.. ).. Journal of Economic Psycholog.. , 31: 1008-1020, 2010.. Research Video:.. The Economics of Happiness.. Watch Video.. (03:39)..

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  • Title: Directors Remarks - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: remarks.. Remarks from Prof.. Deputy Director for Academic Programs.. The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics offers high-quality academic programs in an innovative research environment.. The School s.. world-class teaching faculty.. and its.. research community.. create opportunities for interaction with academics and practitioners at the forefront of research and expertise in their fields.. Barcelona GSE master programs provide an intensive, rigorous graduate education on par with other elite institutions in Europe and the United States.. With faculty and students from more than 60 different countries, during their master year GSE students are immersed in a rich, cross-cultural environment that provides invaluable context for their studies.. What makes the Barcelona GSE master programs truly unique is their combination of theoretical and applied perspectives.. A wide variety of specialized courses within each program allows students the flexibility to hone the skills and knowledge they require in order to achieve their academic or professional objectives.. This approach makes the programs an ideal stepping stone to entry into a  ...   the evolving challenges of our world.. Graduate education at the Barcelona GSE rests upon the foundations of two renowned.. international doctoral programs.. : the Graduate Program in Economics, Finance and Management (GPEFM), jointly organized with Pompeu Fabra University (UPF); and the International Doctorate in Economic Analysis (IDEA), jointly organized with the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).. In addition to master programs, the Barcelona GSE offers two types of continuing education programs:.. summer schools.. professional courses.. Our continuing education offer is designed for those researchers, professionals and graduate students who seek to build expertise in specific fields of knowledge such as banking, microeconometrics, macroeconometrics, labor economics, competition economics and systemic risk and prudential regulation.. I d like to welcome you to our website, where you can find detailed information about our programs, faculty and student life.. The Barcelona GSE team and I look forward to helping you in the pursuit of your personal and professional goals.. Barcelona GSE Annual Report.. [pdf].. Who We Are.. Alumni Friends..

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  • Title: Dean of the School - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: Dean of the School.. Massimo Motta.. Massimo Motta has been the Dean of the Barcelona GSE since September 2009.. He is also an ICREA Professor of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a Research Professor of the Barcelona GSE.. At the Barcelona GSE, Prof.. Motta has also been the promoter and Director of the Competition and Market Regulation program.. Previously, he was the first Director of the Economics program (1993-98), when he was Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (1993-98).. He has also been Professor and Head (2003-05) of the Economics Department at the European University Institute, Florence, as well as Professor at the Università di Bologna.. Motta is  ...   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.. [personal web page].. Selected publications.. Massimo Motta s book,.. Competition Policy: Theory and Practice.. (Cambridge University Press, 2004) is the standard international reference on the economics of antitrust..

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