Carmen Herrero has been awarded the 2017 Rey Jaume I prize in Economics


Frequent IAE visitor and dear friend Carmen Herrero (University of Alicante) has been awarded this year's Rey Jaume I prize in Economics for her contributions in different fields of research, her extensive presence in national and international professional forums and committees, and her contributions to academic institutions.

Hannes Mueller is tenured scientist at IAE-CSIC


We are very happy that Hannes Mueller successfully completed his "oposición" and now has a permanent position as tenured scientist at IAE-CSIC.

Roberto Burguet, Ramon Caminal, and Matthew Ellman have been awarded a Best Paper Award


The Editors of the International Journal of Industrial Organization selected Roberto Burguet, Ramon Caminal and Matthew Ellman as recipients of the journal's Best Paper Award for, "In Google we trust?", International Journal of Industrial Organization, Volume 39, March 2015, Pages 4455.

Hannes Mueller has been awarded a grant from Fundación BBVA


Hannes Mueller (IAE-CSIC) was awarded one of the 2016 research grants offered by Fundación BBVA. The project will use automatic text analysis of 1 million newspaper articles to predict the outbreak of civil conflict one year before it occurs.

Albert Marcet has been awarded the 2016 Rey Jaume I prize in Economics


Albert Marcet (ICREA Research Professor, IAE-CSIC) was awarded this year's Rey Jaume I prize in Economics for his macroeconomic research that has contributed to "improvements in the analytical instruments used by central banks and governments."

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics receives 2nd Severo Ochoa Research Excellence Distinction


The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, of which the Institute for Economic Analysis is an academic unit, has been selected to receive its second Severo Ochoa Research Excellence Distinction (2016-2019) from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.

Joan Maria Esteban has been awarded the Diversity Prize 2014 from the Urrutia Elejalde Foundation.


The FUE-Diversity Prize Committee awarded Joan Maria Esteban (IAE-CSIC) this year's prize for his path-breaking contributions to economics and the social sciences ranging from regional economics, monetary economics, political economy, to social polarization.

Omar Licandro has been appointed Secretary General of the International Economic Association


Professor Omar Licandro (IAE-CSIC and Barcelona GSE) has been named Secretary General of the International Economic Association. He will take over the position from fellow IAE-CSIC member and Barcelona GSE Research Professor, Joan M Esteban.

RecerCaixa grant awarded to Lidia Farré, Francesco Fasani, and Hannes Mueller


IAE-CSIC researchers Lidia Farré, Francesco Fasani, and Hannes
Mueller received a grant from the 2012 edition of the RecerCaixa
program. Their project "Coping Strategies of Young People in the
Midst of the Spanish Crisis" was among the 25 winning projects out of 369 applications submitted for this call.

ERC Advanced Grant awarded to Albert Marcet


Our ICREA Research Professor Albert Marcet, Director of Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC) and Barcelona GSE Affiliate Professor, has received the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant for his project, Asset Prices and Macro Policy when Agents Learn.

Professor Teresa Garcia-Milà named Director of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics


The economist Teresa Garcia-Milà has been named Director of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, substituting Eduard Vallory who directed the institution since its foundation in 2006. Teresa Garcia-Milà is professor of Economics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and affiliated professor of the Barcelona GSE. She is an expert in Macroeconomics and Public Economics.

Francesco Fasani has been awarded a Best Ph.D. Thesis Award


In its 2nd edition, the Scientific Committee of the UniCredit &
Universities Foundation has selected Francesco Fasani's (IAE-CSIC)
dissertation as one of the six best Ph.D. theses in Economics and

Ethnicity and Conflict: Theory and Facts


In a recent publication in Science, Joan Maria Esteban (IAE-CSIC), Laura Mayoral (IAE-CSIC) and Debray Ray (IAE-CSIC and New York University) show that two different measures of ethnic division, namely polarization and fractionalization, jointly influence the probabilities of civil conflict.

Round Table on "Exits from the Crisis: Labor Reforms and Beyond"


Round table on "Exits from the Crisis: Labor Reform and Beyond", Friday March 23rd at 12:00, Chaired by Ramon Marimon (President of the Barcelona GSE). Confirmed participants, Orley Ashenfelter, Jacques DrÃze, Robert Lucas (Nobel Laureate) James A. Mirrlees (Nobel Laureate) and Edward C. Prescott (Nobel Laureate) among others.

Francesco Fasani has been awarded the 2011 Economic Journal referee prize


The Economic Journal recognizes the exceptional contribution of Francesco Fasani (IAE-CSIC) in his services for the journal's peer review process.

Albert Marcet elected Fellow of the Econometric Society


We are very pleased with the election of Albert Marcet (IAE-CSIC) as Fellow of the Econometric Society (as of November 2011). The Econometric Society is the most prestigious learned society in the field of Economics.

Severo Ochoa Program distinguishes Barcelona GSE as one of the top 8 international research centers in Spain


As a founding partner of the Barcelona GSE, the IAE-CSIC celebrates the recognition of the Barcelona GSE as one of the 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).

Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell has been appointed Associate Editor of JEBO


Since April 2011 Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell (IAE-CSIC) is one of the associate editors of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. The journal is devoted to theoretical and empirical research concerning economic decision, organization and behavior and to economic change in all its aspects.

Why are Reforms so Politically Difficult?


Alessandra Bonfiglioli (IAE-CSIC) and Gino Gancia (CREI and UPF) contribute to the current debate on reforms with a column on VOX, suggesting that periods of high uncertainty are good for the adoption of reforms since their political cost is lower.

The Nobel Laureates meet with young talented Spanish researchers


Lídia Farré (IAE-CSIC) is one of the 10 young researchers selected to meet this summer with 44 Nobel Laureates. The meeting is part of The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings (Germany).

Laia Balcells Research Grant from The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation


Laia Balcells (IAE-CSIC) has been awarded a Research Grant from The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, 2011 to pursue research on Dynamics of Violence in Conventional Civil Wars

Job Opening: Early Stage Researchers Position (PhD students)


Field: Development Economics.

Joan Esteban has been appointed Secretary General of the International Economic Association (2011-2017)


Joan Esteban has been appointed Secretary General of the International Economic Association, Joseph Stiglitz, President of the IEA, announced. He will serve a six-year term, effective 2011.

Ramon Caminal has been awarded the XII Premi Catalunya d


Ramon Caminal ha estat guardonat amb el XII Premi Catalunya d'Economia pel seu treball en Markets and Linguistic Diversity. El Premi Catalunya d'Economia, convocat per la Societat Catalana d'Economía, filial de l'Institut d'Estudis Catalans, està patrocinat per Caixa Catalunya.

Economic and Social Polarization drive Violent Conflict, concludes International Research Project


The "Polarization and Conflict" (PAC) EU research project, headed by Joan Esteban (IAE-CSIC), shared key findings of the 4-year initiative in a concluding conference at LSE on March 7th-8th, 2008.

Job Openings: Tenured Scientist and Research Professor


Tenured Scientist (Científico Titular): two positions, and Research Professor (Profesor de Investigación): one position. The official call will appear soon in the Boletín Oficial del Estado. The selection process will take place in the Fall. Contact us for further information.