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Barcelona GSE Summer Schools in Economics

Economics Summer Schools at Barcelona GSE

The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics welcomes the summer with a diverse range of summer schools in economics and related fields.

These short summer programs are addressed to researchers, professionals and graduate students who want to improve their competences in specific fields of knowledge. Renowned academics and leading practitioners teach our summer school courses, which draw participants from all over the world.

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The 2015 summer course offering includes the following programs:


Courses are designed with modularity so that participants can customize their own summer school program, tailored to their individual goals and interests.

Scholarship Opportunities

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New for Summer 2015, the UniCredit & Universities Summer School Programme offers scholarships in the amount of 1,500€ for attending Barcelona GSE Summer School courses. Interested candidates must apply for the scholarship online through the Foundation's website by January 15, 2015.

Course List

PLEASE NOTE: Dates and courses to be determined for the 2015 edition.

Barcelona Banking Summer School

Director:  Xavier Freixas (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Courses: Banking Theory, Empirical Banking - Applications, Regulation of Banks and Risk Management: Pre- and Post-Crisis, and Empirical Banking - Methodological Aspects

Barcelona Labor Economics Summer School

Director:  Maia Güell (University of Edinburgh)

Courses: Family Economics, Labor and Development Policies, Labor Market Outcomes, and Lectures on the Economics of Education

Barcelona Macroeconometrics Summer School

Director:  Luca Gambetti (UAB and Barcelona GSE)

Courses: Bayesian Methods for DSGE Models, Modeling Non-stationary and Non-linear Time Series, Empirical Time Series Methods for Macroeconomic Analysis, and Bayesian Vector Autoregressions and Small Sample Corrections in VARs

Barcelona Microeconometrics Summer School

Director: Sergi Jiménez-Martin (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Courses: Panel Data Linear Analysis, Quantitative Methods for Public Policy Evaluation, Econometrics of Cross-section Data with Applications and Dynamic and Non-linear Panel Data Models

Barcelona Political Economy Summer School

Director: Patricia Funk (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Courses: Economic Analysis of Electoral Politics, The Political Economics of Development Clusters, Political Agency and Accountability, and Democratization, Civil Conflict and Development

Practical Information

Language

All Barcelona GSE Economics Summer Schools are taught in English.

Location

Barcelona Economics Summer Schools are taught at the Ciutadella campus of the Barcelona GSE, site of Pompeu Fabra University. The campus is located in downtown Barcelona, within walking distance of both the beach and the city's financial, cultural and governmental centers. See the map.

Admissions Process

Application Period Begins: February 3
Application Deadline: June 15

After May 30, your place may not be guaranteed.

Applications will be evaluated by the program directors and candidates will be informed of their decision. At the conclusion of the Summer Schools, participants will receive a certificate for the number of hours attended. All Barcelona GSE courses require an average of twice the lecture hours for readings, pre-readings and class preparation. Interested students should check with their universities to see if these hours are transferable into ECTS credits.

 


Summer Programs at Barcelona GSE Academic Units

UPF LeeX Experimental Economics Summer School in Macroeconomics
June 11-17, 2014

An intensive 5-day summer school devoted to instructing macroeconomists in experimental methods will be offered at Ciutadella Campus. This summer school promotes experimental methods among macroeconomists and assists with and critiques participants' proposals for macroeconomic experiments.

CREI Barcelona Macroeconomic Summer School
June 30-July 18, 2014

Also offered at Ciutadella Campus, these courses will cover recent developments in different areas of macroeconomics, including growth, international finance and trade, and monetary and fiscal policies. The courses are aimed at graduate students specializing in macroeconomics or related fields, as well as faculty members or researchers who wish to to brush up their knowledge of the field and expose themselves to the latest advances in academic research.

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