2023-02-28: Job Openings at the Institute for Economic Analysis (CSIC): Tenured Scientist and Scientific Researcher
The CSIC has opened the application process for two positions at the Institute for Economic Analysis: one position for a Tenured Scientist (Científico Titular) and one position for a Scientific Researcher (Investigador Científico). The application deadline is March 24, 2023.

2022-12-19: A study co-led by Ferrer-i-Carbonell aims to better understand what generates well-being among the Catalan population
A study of the Government of the Generalitat de Catalunya will survey 4000 people about a variety of factors that contribute to their level of satisfaction with life. The objective is to better understand society and to have a useful tool for the Generalitat de Catalunya to be able to make informed decisions as well as for other institutions and entities that work for citizens' well-being. The study is led by Beth Espinalt of the General Directorate of Analysis and Prospecting of the Department of the Presidency and by Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell (IAE-CSIC, BSE, IZA). In the preparation of the study more than 17 experts from different fields and institutions collaborated.

2022-09-05: The new president of the CSIC, Eloísa del Pino, visited the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC)
The president of the CSIC, Eloísa del Pino, visited several CSIC centers in Catalonia, including the Institute for Economic Analysis, where she met with management teams and personnel to discuss the immediate needs and challenges of each center. She was accompanied by the Vice President of Organization and Institutional Relations, Carlos Closa, and the Institutional Delegate of the CSIC in Catalonia, Luis Calvo.

2022-07-01: Jordi Brandts, new director of the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC)
Jordi Brandts is a research professor at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC) and at the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE). He holds a B.A. in Economics from the UAB and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. His main area of research is experimental economics studying a large variety of questions and problems. From 2008 to 2013 he held the Serra-Ramoneda / Catalunya Caixa Chair in the Business Department of the UAB. He has been European Vice President of the Association of Economic Sciences. Since 2021 he is on the Advisory Board of the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB).

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Upcoming Workshops

Third Catalan Economic Society Conference, June 2-3, 2023
The Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (IAE-CSIC) is one of the institutions that provide support to the Third Catalan Economic Society Conference (CESC), which will take place at the Institut d'Estudis Catalans (IEC) in Barcelona. The conference covers all fields in Economics. This year's members of the organizing committee are Lídia Farré (Universitat de Barcelona) and Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell (IAE-CSIC, BSE, IZA).

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Recent Publications

"Does Devolution Influence the Choice and Quality of Public (vs Private) Health Care?"
Joan Costa-Font and Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 202, 2022, 632-653.

"Serial Rules in a Multi-Unit Shapley-Scarf Market"
Péter Biró, Flip Klijn and Szilvia Pápai, Games and Economic Behavior, 136, 2022, 428-453.

"Using Past Violence and Current News to Predict Changes in Violence"
Hannes Mueller and Christopher Rauh, International Interactions, 48(4), 2022, 579-596.

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Recent Working Papers

"Political Correctness and Elite Prestige"
Esther Hauk and Javier Ortega, BSE Working Paper No. 1375 - December 2022

"Building Bridges to Peace: A Quantitative Evaluation of Power-Sharing Agreements"
Hannes Mueller and Christopher Rauh, BSE Working Paper No. 1368 - October 2022

"Do Evictions Increase Crime? Evidence from Nuisance Ordinances in Ohio"
Stefano Falcone, BSE Working Paper No. 1359 - September 2022

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In the Media

2022-09-22: Freire on rebound effects in energy and climate policies and potential solutions
In an article published at the OECD Forum Network, Jaume Freire (IAE-CSIC and BSE) discusses whether current energy efficiency and conservation policies may generate undesired effects that hinder achieving sustainability or mitigating climate change.

2022-05-27: Rodríguez on upcoming changes in interest rates
In an article of the newspaper El País, Hugo Rodríguez (IAE-CSIC and BSE) comments on upcoming higher interest rates and the negative consequences for both existing and future mortgages.

2021-09-16: Ferrer-i-Carbonell on social cohesion, equality of opportunities, and renewable energy
Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell (IAE-CSIC, BSE, IZA) participated in a roundtable organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona on indicators of progress and well-being beyond GDP.

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