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Roberto Burguet, Ramon Caminal, and Matthew Ellman have been awarded a Best Paper Award
2016-11-08

 

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
2016-07-28

 

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
2016-06-07

 

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
2015-10-28

 

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.
2014-11-10

 

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
2013-07-16

 

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
2013-02-28

 

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
2013-01-31

 

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
2012-12-03

 

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
2012-06-13

 

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
Finance.


Ethnicity and Conflict: Theory and Facts
2012-05-18

 

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"
2012-03-23

 

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
2012-02-17

 

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
2011-11-21

 

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
2011-10-10

 

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
2011-07-06

 

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?
2011-06-17

 

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
2011-05-02

 

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
2011-04-28

 

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)
2011-03-15

 

Field: Development Economics.

Joan Esteban has been appointed Secretary General of the International Economic Association (2011-2017)
2011-02-22

 

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.

Job Opening Research Fellow
2009-11-06

 

Fields: Migration and/or Development.

Ramon Caminal has been awarded the XII Premi Catalunya d
2009-11-05

 

Ramon Caminal has been awarded the XII Premi Catalunya d'Economia for his work on Markets and Linguistic Diversity. This award is granted by the Societat Catalana d'Economia of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans, and sponsored by Caixa Catalunya.

Evaluation by External Panel Awards Top Grades (5-5,5-5) to the IAE
2009-04-20

 

As part of the preparatory process for the 2010-13 CSIC Plan of Action, all CSIC centers have been evaluated by external panels composed of distinguished international scholars. The committee for the Social Sciences and Humanities has evaluated the IAE as follows.
a) Evaluation in the context of the CSIC: 5 over 5.
b) Evaluation in the international context: 5over5.


Economic and Social Polarization drive Violent Conflict, concludes International Research Project
2008-05-13

 

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
2008-05-05

 

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.