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.
| June 30 - July 11, 2014||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
| June 30 - July 4, 2014||Director: Maia Güell (University of Edinburgh)|
Courses: Family Economics, Labor and Development Policies, Labor Market Outcomes, and Lectures on the Economics of Education
| June 30 - July 11, 2014||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
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
| June 30 - July 11, 2014||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
All Barcelona GSE Economics Summer Schools are taught in English.
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.
Application Period Begins: February 3
Application Deadline: May 30*
* After this deadline, 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.