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  • Title: Placements Finalized for Graduates of GSE Reference Doctoral Programs - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: FAQ.. News.. Events.. Home.. Placements Finalized for Graduates of GSE Reference Doctoral Programs.. Admissions.. Student Resources.. News & Media.. 04/08/2009.. The 2009 job market is coming to a close for graduating doctoral students of the GPEFM program of the UPF and the IDEA program of the UAB, the.. reference doctoral programs.. of the Barcelona GSE.. The majority of this year s graduates accepted tenure track positions at universities and research institutions, while others chose to apply their PhDs in positions at central banks, commerical banks, and other areas of the private sector.. Jaume Ventura, Placement Officer of the GPFEM program and GSE Affiliated Professor, observed that graduates found excellent placements despite the difficult economic climate.. Both the academic and non-academic job markets were very competitive this year due to the global economic crisis,.. he said.. Despite the crisis, our students are accepting offers from top university departments and research centers.. Others have chosen to take jobs at central banks and other private institutions throughout Europe and in Latin America.. The success encountered by graduates this year demonstrates the continued excellence of the GPEFM and IDEA programs, which were cited last year in.. The Review of Economics and Statistics.. In their article,.. Ranking Economics Departments Worldwide on the Basis of PhD Placement.. , coauthors Rabah Amir (University of Arizona) and Malgorzata Knauff (Warsaw School of Economics) lay out a global ranking of economics departments based on the idea that a  ...   Pompeu Fabra and the International Doctorate in Economic Analysis (.. IDEA.. ) of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona enjoy a close link with the GSE, sharing both faculty and resources.. Some students at the Barcelona GSE aspire to continue their studies in a top level PhD program.. Many of these students seek admission into the reference PhD programs of the Barcelona GSE.. In the Class of 2008-2009, eleven were accepted to enter the second year of the official master that precedes entry into the programs.. 2009 Placements for GPEFM and IDEA Programs.. Name.. Program.. Placement.. Bauducco, Sofia.. Banco Central de Chile.. Bozovic, Milos.. University of Belgrade.. Brutti, Filippo.. University of Zurich / Study Center Gerzensee.. Caprioli, Francesco.. Banca d Italia.. Ferroni, Filippo.. Banque de France.. Gunes, Basak.. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.. Gurguc, Zeynep.. Karapandza, Rasa.. European Business School (Frankfurt).. Kolev, Gueorgui.. pending confirmation.. Krznar, Ivo.. Croatian National Bank.. Lipinska, Anna.. Bank of England.. Maras, Marta.. Bocconi University.. Mele, Antonio.. Nuffield College - Oxford University.. Merlino, Luca.. Université Libre de Bruxelles (ECARES).. Nur, Ata.. Platikanova, Petya.. ESADE.. Puerta, Juan Manuel.. Central European University (Budapest).. Shelegia, Sandro.. University of Vienna.. Sowerbutts, Rhiannon.. Ugarte, Alfonso.. BBVA - Research Department.. Xefteris, Dimitrios.. University of Cyprus.. Zakelj, Blaz.. Back.. The Ciutadella campus, site of the UPF s GPEFM program.. The Postgraduate School at the UAB s Bellaterra campus, site of the IDEA program.. Related Links.. 2008 Placements.. GPEFM Program.. IDEA Program.. Contact GSE..

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  • Title: Placements Completed for Graduates of GSE Reference Doctoral Programs - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: News63.. 30/04/2008.. Placements Completed for Graduates of GSE Reference Doctoral Programs.. The 2008 job market windes down as placements are finalized for graduating doctoral students of the GPEFM program of the UPF and the IDEA program of the UAB, the.. The particular excellence of this year s placements is testament to the value of the programs.. This year saw placements throughout Europe and the US, as well as in top institutions of Asia and South America.. While most students accept tenure track positions at universities and research institutions, others opt for alternate applications of their PhD.. Pau Olivella.. , Placement Officer of the IDEA program and GSE Affiliated Professor, emphasizes the range of placements that the graduates have obtained.. The IDEA program has a history of placing its PhDs in prestigious academic and non-academic positions, such as the universities of Aarhus, Carlos III de Madrid, Dortmund, New South Wales, UPF, and Shanghai; the Central Banks of Mexico, Venezuela; or the United Nations.. The anecdotal success of the PhD programs is backed by empirical evidence.. In February 2008,.. published an article titled.. , coauthored by Rabah Amir (University of Arizona) and Malgorzata Knauff (Warsaw School of Economics).. In it the researchers reveal a  ...   respective founding-- the GPEFM program in 1993 and the IDEA program in 1991-- the programs have awarded doctoral degrees to 125 and 130 students, respectively.. 2008 Placements for GPEFM and IDEA Programs.. PhD Program.. Berger, Stefan.. NERA Madrid.. Buono, Ines.. Comola, Margherita.. Paris School of Economics (post-doc).. Cusolito, Ana Paula.. World Bank.. Debortoli, Davide.. University of California San Diego.. Dorich, Jose.. Bank of Canada.. Ergun, Selim.. University of Granada.. Franke, Jorg.. University of Dortmund.. Felfe, A.. Christina.. Universität St.. Gallen.. Forlati, Chiara.. Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (postdoc).. Garcia, Pilar.. Univ.. Erasmus Rotterdam.. Karelaia, Natalia.. INSEAD.. Kinateder, Markus.. Universidad de Navarra.. Lanau, Sergi.. Lin, Ligun.. Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.. Llorente, Aniol.. California Institute of Technology (post-doc).. Lucena, Abel.. Universitat de les Illes Balears.. Molinari, Benedetto.. Universidad Pablo de Olavide.. Ozturk, Tahir.. Textile Lamination SL, Sales and Marketing Department.. Pirc, Mitja.. N/A.. Pousset, Joanna.. Universitat de les Illes Balears.. Prokofieva, Irina.. Centre Tecnològic Forestal de Catalunya, Medforex Project Centre.. Reutskaja, Elena.. IESE Business School.. Rode, Julian.. Universität Mannheim.. Sangiorgi, Francesco.. Stockholm School of Economics.. Turino, Francesco.. Università di Bologna (post-doc).. Ursino, Giovanni.. Universita Ca Foscari di Venezia (postdoc).. Voigtländer, Nico.. UCLA Anderson School of Management.. Yau, Lan.. Zanarone, Giorgio.. CUNEF/FEDEA- Post Doc..

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  • Title: News   - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: News06.. 16/05/2007.. 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.. The two programs the International Doctorate in Economic Analysis (IDEA) and the Graduate Program in Economics, Finance, and Management (GPEFM) have been developed and organized directly by two of the Barcelona GSE founding academic institutions: the Unit of Economic Analysis of the UAB, and the Department of Economics and Business of the UPF, respectively.. A substantial portion of the Barcelona GSE affiliated professors are involved with the programs in a variety of capacities.. The PhD programs possess a worldwide reputation largely due to their dynamic faculty and the exceptional post-graduation placements received by PhD candidates.. This is evidenced by a 2006 paper by Rabah Amir and M.. Knauff,.. The authors developed a ranking system of economics departments based on the prestige of the current employing departments of their PhD graduates.. According to this ranking, the UPF  ...   graduating doctoral students placements.. 2007 IDEA Program Graduates.. Alonso, Eduard.. Universidad Pablo Olavide (Spain).. Brindusa Anghel.. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain).. Brychcy, David.. Dresdner Kleinwort Investment Bank (London, UK).. De Marti, Joan.. Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain).. Dmitriev, Alexandre.. University of New South Wales (Australia).. Flores, Ricardo.. Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona, Spain).. Gomez, Nicolás.. Banco de México y Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico).. Jurecka, Magdalena.. Bank for International Settlements (Basel, Switzerland).. Lasak, Katarzyna.. University of Aarhus (Denmark).. Bank of England (London, UK).. López, Arnoldo.. Banco Central de México (Mexico).. Morales, Jesús.. Banco Central de Venezuela (Venezuela).. Pereira, Isabel.. United Nations Human Development Program (New York, USA).. Rivas, Maria Fernanda.. 2007 GPEFM Program Graduates.. Campolmi, Alessia.. Central European University Central Bank of Hungary (Hungary).. Cojuharenco, Irina.. Universidade Catolica Portuguesa (Portugal).. Gnocchi, Stefano.. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain).. Montoriol, Judit.. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (USA).. Nunes, Ricardo.. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Washington).. Nupia, Oscar.. Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia).. Sprenger, Carsten.. International College of Economics and Finance ICEF (Moscow, Russia).. A sign for the UAB s Graduate School..

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  • Title: Entry Requirements - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: ».. » Entry Requirements.. Admissions.. If you are looking for a combination of a rigorous training in economics, a stimulating environment with day-to-day interactions between faculty and students, and a wonderful city to explore, you are really left with only one choice: the Barcelona GSE.. Pol Antràs.. Harvard University.. MSc in Economics, UPF ( 99).. Entry Requirements.. There are.. two minimum requirements.. for entry to the master programs at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics:.. Undergraduate/bachelor/grado/laurea, or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university (for Bologna degrees, a minimum of 180 ECTS are required).. Advanced level of English language skills.. Fulfillment of the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee that you will be offered admission.. Candidates will be evaluated on the following.. admission criteria.. :.. Outstanding academic record.. Quantitative skills.. Reference letters.. Minimum Requirements.. Undergraduate/bachelor/grado/laurea, or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university.. (for Bologna degrees, a minimum of 180 ECTS are required).. Undergraduate degree documentation to include with your application:.. If you have already finished your degree (before 2013):.. ONLY if you have not yet finished your degree (you are currently in the last year):.. A copy of your.. official.. final undergraduate transcript.. Online transcripts are not accepted.. A copy of your undergraduate degree/diploma or certification/proof of degree completion.. A copy of your provisional undergraduate transcript.. A declaration, signed by you, of your intention to obtain the degree before the start of the Barcelona GSE master program (September 2014).. All Barcelona GSE master programs are taught entirely in English.. Applicants must have an advanced level of English to follow the program.. Applicants should provide recent certification of spoken and written command of the English language via one of the following:.. Language Certificate.. Minimum Required Score.. TOEFL.. Barcelona GSE TOEFL code: 2531.. Paper based.. 575.. Internet test.. 90-100.. IELTS.. British Council IELTS.. 6.. 5.. Cambridge Certificates.. Cambridge Proficiency.. A-C.. Advanced Certificate.. First Certificate.. A or B.. IMPORTANT:.. If you are not yet in possession of one of these language certificates, we suggest you wait to apply until you can fulfill this requirement with the document required.. We will not be able to assess your  ...   require good or advanced quantitative skills.. OPTIONAL.. Applicants have the option to provide GRE/GMAT test scores to demonstrate proficient quantitative skills.. Although not compulsory, good scores will be positively valued by the admissions committee and could be a decisive factor in those cases in which the application does not contain enough information to determine the candidate s potential for academic success in the master program.. Barcelona GSE Admissions staff is not able to advise candidates as to whether they should include GRE/GMAT scores or not.. Applicants who have taken the GMAT are welcome to submit their exam scores, but should note that the GRE is preferred by the admissions committee.. Normally, scores in the 80th percentile (161 on the new scale) or above in the quantitative section are considered to be good scores.. GRE code:.. 2531.. GMAT code:.. Graduate Program in Economics, Finance and Management.. (the same code used by Universitat Pompeu Fabra).. The two letters of reference letters are an important component of the application package.. The Admissions Committees normally prefer letters from faculty members.. If you cannot provide two faculty referees, you may include a professional referee instead.. Your referees will upload their letters directly to the online system on your behalf.. You will include email contact information for your referees when you submit your application.. Once you submit your application, your referees will receive an email containing instructions and a link for submitting letters via the online system.. Please note that your application will not be reviewed until the Barcelona GSE has received your letters of reference from your referees.. Specific information about academic backgrounds of GSE students:.. Barcelona GSE Class Profile.. **IMPORTANT NOTE**.. Applicants who are still finishing their undergraduate degrees will need to be in possession of the official diploma by the time of registration (September 2014).. Otherwise any admission offer will be cancelled.. Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements will not be considered for admission to GSE programs.. Including GRE/GMAT scores with the application is optional (not compulsory).. Your application will not be reviewed until your referees submit their letters.. About the application process.. Start your application..

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  • Title: Application Process - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Application Process.. Application Process.. The application process for the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics master programs is conducted entirely online.. How to apply to Barcelona GSE master programs.. Before starting the application, we suggest you to read all the information regarding admission and the application process.. Create a user account and choose a password to access the system.. Log in to fill out the application and upload.. required documents.. Once all sections are complete and you have uploaded all required documents, you are ready to pay the 50 application fee and finish the process by submitting your application..  ...   not consult or review the information provided until you submit your completed application.. Modifying your application.. The information you provide will be saved for later access within the system.. You may fill out the application across multiple sessions.. You can modify your information or upload new documents at any time before submitting the application.. Tracking your application status.. Track your application status by logging in to the system and clicking Track your application status.. You will receive an email from the application system each time your application status is updated.. Proceed to the online application system.. Ready to apply?..

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  • Title: Application Dates and Timelines - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Dates and Timeline.. Application Process: Dates and Timeline.. The timing of admission decision will depend on when the application is complete.. A complete application includes all documents uploaded by the applicant as well as the two reference letters uploaded by the applicant s referees.. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.. You may use the following timeline as a guide for planning your application process.. Preference in admissions and financial aid will be given to  ...   will be reviewed for that program.. November 15, 2013 - January 15, 2014.. Applicants can expect an admission decision, including any offer of financial aid, by January 31, 2014.. January 15, 2014 onward.. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.. Applicants can expect an admission decision, including any offer of financial aid, within 4 to 6 weeks.. June 25, 2014.. Deadline for non-European applications.. After June 25, only applications from European countries will be considered..

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  • Title: Download Brochures - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Download Brochures.. Downloads.. Download master program brochures.. Click on a document to download it in PDF format.. Masters Brochure.. Student Guide..

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  • Title: Master in Competition and Market Regulation - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Competition and Market Regulation.. Master in Competition and Market Regulation.. A letter to prospective students from Prof.. Juan-José Ganuza, Program Director and Prof.. Massimo Motta, Scientific Director.. The interaction between economic theory and practice is a defining feature of the Competition and Market Regulation Program.. Director Letter.. Program Overview.. Skills acquired in this master program.. Train in Economic theory, especially in the areas of microeconomics, industrial economics, information economics, game theory and strategic behavior.. Master the fundamentals of competition law and its sources.. Understand theory and models of regulation and in particular the basic regulatory framework of the main industrial sectors.. Present cases in public, developing specific skills for discussion and arguments from different points of view.. Write technical reports based on the combination of real data analysis, analysis of relevant economic literature and its own criteria.. Formalize theory (using game theory or economic theory models) discussions on competition policy.. Course offerings and syllabus.. Regulation and Competition Seminar Series.. Program faculty.. Who will benefit from this program?.. Graduates in Economics or Business with a strong interest in microeconomics.. Graduates in Engineering who need a solid basis in economics and the functions of markets and organizations in a variety of industries.. Junior consultants seeking in-depth training in competition and market regulation policies..  ...   Catalan and Spanish Education authorithies within the framework of the Bologna Process (in Spanish, Master Universitario o Master Oficial ).. Full program description.. Scholarships for Latin American and Portuguese Students.. In addition to the.. scholarships available for all Barcelona GSE master programs.. , the Fundación Carolina offers two scholarships specifically for Competition and Market Regulation students.. To be eligible for these awards, you must:.. be a citizen of one of the Iberoamerican Community of Nations (except Spain).. not be a resident of Spain.. Each of these scholarships pays 10,500 of the program tuition, round-trip tourist class airfare from the student s country of residence, and medical insurance for the duration of the scholarship.. Applicants are reminded that they must complete separate applications to the Barcelona GSE and the.. Fundación Carolina.. Student Profile.. Facts, figures, and faces of current students.. Alumni Outlook.. Professional career paths and doctoral placements of program graduates.. Join this master program.. Admission Criteria.. Application Deadlines.. [pdf].. Academic Calendar.. Master Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis awarded jointly by:.. Contact GSE Admissions.. Sponsors providing scholarships and financial support for master programs.. The Barcelona GSE is grateful to the following collaborating institutions for supporting its master programs with full or partial scholarship funding:.. Share this page:.. Director's Letter.. Description.. Director.. Courses.. Seminar Series..

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  • Title: Directors Letter - Master in Data Science - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Directors Letter.. Master in Data Science.. Christian Fons-Rosen.. Program Director.. Omiros Papaspiliopoulos.. Scientific Director.. Director Biography.. Teaching, professional activities, and the latest research from the Data Science directors.. Letter from the Directors.. Dear Prospective Student,.. The world is experiencing a.. data revolution.. A good proportion of all human activity and state-of-the-world information is now recorded and stored digitally: online shopping, Internet search, news, entertainment data; cell phone records, health care data; supermarket scanner, credit card, travel, location data; financial market, trading, macroeconomic data; imaging, sequencing, sports, weather and meteorological data; industrial sensor data and RFID data; social network data; along with traditional enterprise data.. The volume and scope of this data is unprecedented and represents a new and exciting opportunity for firms, organizations, governments as well as researchers.. This data revolution raises new fundamental challenges and questions:.. How to extract and organize the information in massive databases?.. How to find interesting patterns and build predictive models that can guide decisions?.. How to build algorithms that can scale up to the size of the data, so they can be implemented in real-time?.. How to create value in organizations and for society from this data?.. Never before has there been such an urgent need for people with solid knowledge  ...   alone.. As data availability gradually penetrates more aspects of the economy, the data scientist will become an increasingly important figure in private companies, public institutions and research centers.. The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics Master in Data Science is one of the very few such programs available internationally, and its.. graduates will be among the first to get a formal training as data scientists.. Courses are taught by.. leading academics.. in the field of Statistics, Economics and Operations Research as well as.. experienced professionals.. from the Business Analytics industry, giving an ideal combination of rigorous theory and hands-on practical experience.. The emphasis of the program is on real data, its analysis, and addressing practical business questions from a wide array of industries.. Students will have the opportunity to do a data science project end-to-end during a practicum in a local company.. We are looking for outstanding students with quantitative aptitude and interest in data-driven research and value creation.. If you are one of them, we encourage you to apply to our master program.. Christian Fons-Rosen.. Director, Master in Data Science.. Omiros Papaspiliopoulos.. Scientific Director, Master in Data Science.. Master in Data Science - Program Overview.. Master Degree in Data Science awarded jointly by:.. Directors Letter.. Description.. Alumni Outlook..

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  • Title: Courses - Data Science - Masters - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Courses.. A letter to prospective students from.. Christian Fons-Rosen, Program Director.. and Prof.. Omiros Papaspiliopoulos, Scientific Director.. The Barcelona GSE Master in Data Science is one of the very few such programs available internationally, and its graduates will be among the first to get a formal training as data scientists.. Courses 2014-15.. The courses in the Master in Data Science are organized into three terms.. In September, students will take two preparatory courses: Introduction to Programming and Introduction to Economics.. Students who can provide evidence of sufficient past coursework may be exempt from these courses.. Fall Term.. (all courses are mandatory).. Course Title.. ECTS.. Professor(s).. Statistical Modelling and Inference.. Deterministic Models and Optimization.. Kalyan Talluri.. Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence.. Guglielmo Bartolozzi.. Computing Lab..  ...   Finance.. Eulàlia Nualart.. Contemporary Macroeconomic Problems.. Jaume Ventura.. Quantitative Analysis of Market and Firm Conduct.. Frank Verboven.. Helena Perrone.. Public Economics.. Gabrielle Fack.. Introduction to Economics of Public Policy Evaluation.. Caterina Calsamiglia.. Spring Term.. Mandatory.. Master project.. Topics in Big Data Analytics.. Pau Agulló.. Social and Economic Networks.. Kalyan Talluri.. Note: This list is not exhaustive.. Other electives will be available.. Industrial Practicum.. Complements the master project with credits if student is placed in company working full-time.. Subject to availability.. and selection process.. Investments.. Angel León.. Trading and Financial Markets.. Ariadna Dumitrescu.. Systemic Risk and Financial Crises.. José-Luis Peydró.. Quantitative Methods of Market Regulation.. Albert Banal.. Public Policy in the European Union.. Giuseppe Bertola.. Albert Bravo-Biosca.. Survey Methods.. Manuel Arellano.. Olympia Bover.. Total ECTS credits.. 60..

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  • Title: Faculty - Master in Data Science - Barcelona GSE
    Descriptive info: » Faculty.. Faculty 2014-15.. Current Position.. Degree.. Agulló, Pau.. Managing Director, Kernel Analytics.. MSc, European University Institute.. Arellano, Manuel.. Professor of Econometrics, CEMFI.. PhD, London School of Economics.. Banal-Estañol, Albert.. Associate Professor, UPF.. PhD, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.. Bartolozzi, Guglielmo.. Data Scientist, Kernel Analytics.. Master Degree, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.. Bertola, Giuseppe.. Professor of Economics, EDHEC Business School.. PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.. Bover, Olympia.. Head of Microeconomic Information and Analysis Unit, Banco de España.. Bravo-Biosca, Albert.. Senior Economist, NESTA.. PhD, Harvard University.. Brownlees, Christian.. Beatriu de Pinós Researcher, UPF.. PhD, University of Florence.. Dumitrescu, Ariadna.. Associate Professor of Finance, ESADE Business School.. Fack, Gabrielle.. Assistant  ...   leave).. PhD, Université Pierre et Marie Curie.. León, Angel.. Professor, University of Alicante.. PhD, University of Alicante.. Lugosi, Gábor.. ICREA Researcher, UPF.. PhD, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.. Markakis, Mihalis.. PhD (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), Massachusetts Institute of Technology.. Nualart, Eulàlia.. PhD (Probability Theory), Ecole Polytechnique Féd érale de Lausanne.. Olivella, Pau.. Associate Professor, UAB.. PhD, Northwestern University.. Papaspiliopoulos, Omiros.. ICREA Research Professor, UPF.. PhD, Lancaster University.. Perrone, Helena.. Assistant Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.. PhD, Toulouse School of Economics.. Peydró, José-Luis.. PhD, INSEAD.. Talluri, Kalyan.. PhD, Massachussets Institute of Technology.. Ventura, Jaume.. Senior Researcher, CREI.. Professor, UPF.. Verboven, Frank.. Professor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.. PhD, University of Toronto..

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