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David Pérez-Castrillo has been elected Vice-president of the Spanish Economic Association.

Professor Timonthy J. Kehoe  will be awarded with the honorary degree Doctor Honoris Causa by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona on March 16, at 12pm. The ceremony will take place at the Sala d'Actes in the Rectorate building of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Albert Marcet has been awarded el Premi Jaume I en Economia 2016.

Nezih Guner has been recently elected member of the Council of the European Economic Association, More information here

Nezih Guner has been elected Vice-president of the Spanish Economic Association. Susanna Esteban has been elected as member of its Council.

IDEA now offers a double degree program that may be of particular interest to students seeking to specialize in international finance and banking in a fully international academic and professionalizing environment. This program allows students to combine the solid analytical training of the IDEA research master with the specialized preparation of the Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (MIBF), offered by Lingnan University in Hong Kong.

Applications to our Graduate Program IDEA are evaluated continuously from November 15, 2015 until June 30, 2015. Please see here


IDEAs--A Jamboree of Bellaterra Economists (Friday, October 23)

Sala d'Actes Facultat d'Economia i Empresa

On Friday, October 23, we will have the second IDEAs, from 10 AM to 5PM. In 20 minutes slots, Bellaterra economists will present ideas/questions in their research or fields of interest. The format will not be technical--- t he goal will be to talk about ideas. IDEAs will be valuable to all students: those who want to pursue (or are pursuing) a PhD and those who want to use the tools learned in our Master's program to apply for jobs in consulting, banking, finance, etc. Lunch and coffee will be available.
If you wish to attend the IDEAs Jamboree, please fill the registration into the following linkhttp://doodle.com/poll/u62sdm77abrfmep4
Please click here to download the preliminary program.

The workshop Game Theory and its Applications, jointly organized by MOVE and the Federmann Center for the Study of Rationality with financial support from AUGUR will take place at Casa Convalescència, on May 11 and 12. Over these two days we will have 16 presentations from Faculty and students from Barcelona and Jerusalem, and a special Open lecture to be delivered by Sergiu Hart on May 11 at 19:00. You can see the program here. Everyone is welcome, but please register here (before May 5), indicating which days you will be able to attend.

Pedro Rey’s Research experiments on theatres feaured in La Vanguardia.

Jodi Caballé appointed member of the Advisory Board of the Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF). More information here and here.

David Pérez-Castrillo has been awarded an ICREA Academia in its 2014 edition.

Nezih Guner, Joan Llull and Yuliya Kulikova’s article on marriage and health selected for “Vanguardia de la Ciencia” Prize. You can vote here..

Jordi Massó has been aappointed Associate Editor of Review of Economic Design.

The Economist discusses Nezih Guner, Joan Llull and Yuliya Kulikova’s research on Marriage and Health.  Please find the article here.



Caterina Calsamiglia has obtained an ERC Starting Grant at MOVE for the project "A Comprehensive Approach to School Choice and Education"..

MOVE Fellow Ines Macho-Stadler and Paula González receive the Best Paper in Health Economics Prize from Asociación de Economía de la Salud for "A theoretical approach to dual practice regulations in the health sector" published at Journal of Health Economics. Download the paper here. .

Department visitor Uri Gneezy interviewed in La Vanguardia.

Jordi Massó and IDEA alumni Dolors Berga, elected as new Council Members of the Social Choice and Welfare Society.

Pau Olivella, together with IDEA alumni Marcos Vera, has been selected as winners of the Royal Economic Society Prize for their paper: "Testing for Asymmetric Information in Private Health Insurance" .