Friday, March 31, 2017

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics celebrates its 10th anniversary

The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics is 10!

There are a number of events and workshops.

The main celebration of this milestone will take place in Barcelona on March 31 and April 1, 2017.

Roundtable with members of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council 
"The Practical Influence of Economic Research"

12:00, UPF Auditorium
Students, alumni, faculty, and friends are invited to attend this panel discussion with distinguished members of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council:
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    Richard Blundell
    University College London
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    Matthew Jackson
    Stanford University
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    Anne Krueger
    Johns Hopkins University
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    Alvin Roth
    Stanford University
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    Christopher Sims
    Princeton University

Tribute and conversation with 2016 Nobel Laureates

Oliver Hart (Harvard University) and Bengt Holmström (MIT) are both members of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council. There will be a brief tribute and conversation with Professors Hart and Holmström immediately following the roundtable.
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    Oliver Hart
    Harvard University
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    Bengt Holmström

Barcelona GSE 10 years review

13:30, UPF Auditorium
  • Joaquin Almunia
    Joaquín Almunia
    Honorary President of the Barcelona GSE
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    Ramon Marimon
    Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • Andreu Mas-Colell
    Andreu Mas-Colell
    Founder of the BGSE
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    Hugo Sonnenschein
    Honorary President of the BGSE Scientific Council

Lunch and Happy Birthday Barcelona GSE

14:00, outside UPF Auditorium

Research Workshops

16:00-17:30, UPF Building 40
Faculty, researchers, and Scientific Council members will participate in three concurrent research workshops:
Applied Economics Workshop (Room 40.008):
  • Libertad González (UPF and BGSE) 
  • Hannes Mueller (IAE-CSIC and BGSE)
  • Marta Reynal-Querol (ICREA-UPF and BGSE)
Chair: Orley Ashenfelter (Princeton University and BGSE Scientific Council)
Macroeconomics Workshop (Room 40.010):
  • Davide Debortoli (UPF and BGSE)
  • Luca Gambetti (UAB and BGSE)
  • Alberto Martin (CREI, UPF and BGSE)
Chair: Nancy Stokey (University of Chicago and BGSE Scientific Council)
Microeconomics Workshop (Room 40.012):
  • José Apesteguía (ICREA-UPF and BGSE)
  • Jordi Brandts (IAE-CSIC and BGSE)
  • Pau Milán (UAB and BGSE)
Chair: Ariel Rubinstein (Tel Aviv University and BGSE Scientific Council)

Alumni Reunion and Network Activities

See the reunion page for details and registration.


Scientific Council Meeting

On Saturday, the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council Meeting will take place at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC) at UAB Bellaterra Campus. 

Alumni Reunion and Network Activities

See the reunion page for details and registration.

Share your memories from the Barcelona GSE's first ten years: #BGSE10

Here's a news story (courtesy of Google translate):
The center of the UPF and UAB, founded by Andreu Mas-Colell has trained 2,000 students from one hundred countries and ranks as one of the best economic research institutes in the world

BGSE 10th Anniversary celebration reunites more than 350 people who have shaped our first decade

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